Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol (50/50) is fatty alcohol blend of ratios of cetyl and stearyl alcohols from vegetable sources. Ratios are determined by the product code below. It is also known as Cetostearyl alcohol and Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol. It is used in many industries but predominantly in personal care.
Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol (50/50) is used in emulsions as a stabilizer, opacifier, and can support foam in surfactant systems. It provides an emollient feel to skin and hair. It will provide viscosity increase to all systems. Cetearyl Alcohol can be used in all personal care products including skin care, hair care and color cosmetics.