INCI:Glyceryl stearate and PEG 100 Stearate
Glyceryl Monostearate Acid Stable (GMS AS) is an acid stable self-emulsifying blend of Glyceryl Stearate and Peg 100 Stearate. It offers excellent compatibility at lower pH ranges and also in the presence of electrolytes and ionic surfactants.
It is an easy to apply and universal emulsifier or coemulsifier for all types of cosmetic preparations but it is particularly recommended for hair conditioners, decorative cosmetics and sun care preparations.
GMS AS contributes a silky feel to emulsions, adds body and texture to the formulation and enhances emulsion stability .
Usage: 2-10% added to the oil phase and heated up to 70 °C.
The water phase should be separately heated to 70-75 °C.
The oil phase is then added to the water phase under stirring (stop heating).
Stirring is continued until the temperature drops to 30 °C.
At this point the emulsion should have a fine and homogeneous texture.
This product is intended for external use only.