Cetostearyl Alcohol

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Cetostearyl alcohol also known as cetearyl alcohol or cetylstearyl alcohol is a mixture of fatty alcohols, consisting of cetyl and stearyl alcohols. It stabilises emulsions, enhances viscosity and consistency (adds body and thickness), has foam boosting properties and acts as a co-emulsifier. 

It imparts an emollient feel to the skin and can be used in water-in-oil emulsions, oil-in-water emulsions, and anhydrous (oil only) formulations. It is also commonly used in hair conditioners and other hair products. 

Cetostearyl Alcohol has a non-ionic charge with an HLB of 15.5. 

This product is intended for external use only. 

INCI: 

Cetearyl alcohol 

CAS Number: 

67762-27-0 

Potential Applications: 

Creams, lotions, haircare, body butters, balms, scrubs, solid bars, makeup 

Usage: 

Up to 5% in emulsions and higher amounts for oil-based products 

Solubility: 

Oil Soluble 

Palm Free: 

No  

Vegan: 

Yes 

Tested on animals: 

No 

Contains GMO: 

No 

Country of Origin: 

Thailand/Malaysia 

Documents: 

SDS / SPEC 

 

PureNature Resources that mention Cetostearyl Alcohol: 

Luxurious Conditioner Bar 



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Reviewed by preetha d.
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cetostearyl alcohol

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Conditioner bar

It makes nice hard conditioner bars

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Add to your stash

I really like this product in combo with Olivem 1000. It produces a smooth, silly emulsion.

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