INCI name (UE) Prunus armeniaca kernel oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil. INCI name (USA) Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil.
This “active wax” is a consistency factor indicated for anhydrous systems, with firming, moisturizing and emollient properties
Wax obtained from the lipophilic fraction of Apricot kernel oil
Mechanism of Action
It has a double action: a viscosity increasing agent and a functional substance for the high percentage of unsaponifiable fraction.
- Double action: consistency factor and functional substance thanks to the high percentage of unsaponifiable fraction
- It is indicated for anhydrous systems, lipogels, W/O emulsions, O/W emulsions
- Compatible with any cosmetic anhydrous form, or where a consistent lipophilic phase is present
- Moisturizing and emollient properties
2 - 20%
- Skin irritation