Isononyl Isononanoate Confusion

To those who use Isononyl Isononanoate, what is the skin feel and how does it impact your formula? Some manufacturers describe it as having a "rich onctuous, velvety and non-greasy feel" that "impacts a rich, full bodied, long-lasting feel on skin". Then others say it has a light, soft and dry skin feel. I have dry skin so I am going for something that has a rich creamy long lasting feel but all the conflicting is confusing me. I would appreciate any insight from those who have worked with this ingredient. 

Thank you!

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  • jemolianjemolian Member
    Some manufacturers describe it as having a "rich onctuous, velvety and non-greasy feel" that "impacts a rich, full bodied, long-lasting feel on skin". Then others say it has a light, soft and dry skin feel. 

    Personally i don't feel that it feels "dry", other than that it is as described above. It depends on what "full bodied" means though. 

    If i were to describe it, it's a light ester that gives a soft, velvety skin feel. Richness depends on the percentage you used it at really. 

  • jemolian said:
    Some manufacturers describe it as having a "rich onctuous, velvety and non-greasy feel" that "impacts a rich, full bodied, long-lasting feel on skin". Then others say it has a light, soft and dry skin feel. 

    Personally i don't feel that it feels "dry", other than that it is as described above. It depends on what "full bodied" means though. 

    If i were to describe it, it's a light ester that gives a soft, velvety skin feel. Richness depends on the percentage you used it at really. 

    Thank you so much for the thorough response! Might I ask your thoughts on if you find it to be “long lasting”? Again thank you for providing insight. 
  • jemolianjemolian Member
    edited July 26
    It depends on what kind of "long lasting" results you want. I'd recommend mixing it with different emollients for a specific result. By itself, i won't say that it's that long lasting, but it should hold up alone for a few hours. You can mix it with a butter or heavier lipid if you want. 
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