Home Cosmetic Science Talk Formulating Using oil-soluble thickeners in O/W emulsions

  • paprik

    Member
    November 27, 2023 at 6:40 pm

    Depends, but …

    Sometimes we use a little bit of low HLB emulsifier in O/W emulsion, but I wouldn’t use oil compatible rheology modifier.

    So ok to use beeswax in small input, but I would not use trihydroxystearine. You want to gel the water phase so it holds oil droplets suspended.

    Again, it all depends on the formula etc …

    • hatasamatter

      Member
      November 28, 2023 at 8:26 am

      I see - thank you for your help!

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