- Qualities: Creates a "whipped cream" effect; light & fluffy
- Properties: Waxy white flakes or beads. Odorless. Oil-soluble
- Origin: United States
- Cultivation: Conventional
Extraction method: Extracted & Manufactured From Plant Sources
Shelf life: Indefinite when stored properly
Storage: Keep sealed in a cool, dark place. Heat, oxygen, and light degrade the product.
Cetyl alcohol may be used interchangeably with stearic acid, though depending on the swap it may alter the final consistency of your product somewhat; it is slightly more emollient than stearic acid. Use up to 5% in lotions and creams. Its melting point is 49˚C/120.2˚F. HLB rating 15.
100% pure Cetyl Alcohol
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