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Ingredient focus: waxes and butters

Waxes and butters are key ingredients for formulators as they have the ability to deliver body and structure to formulations. Waxes can also improve texture, increase viscosity, deliver shine and improve the stability of formulations, while butters provide richness and the sense of nourishment necessary for many skin care products.

Following is a range of wax and butter ingredients from some of the world’s leading ingredient suppliers, many of which will be ideal options for natural and vegan compliant formulations.

Butters

Omega Butter from Cobiosa is a nutrientloaded butter blend. It is 70% comprised from plukenetia seed oil, (Sacha Inchi), and fortified with the stearic fractions of 30% olive oil from the Italian Tuscany. Sacha Inchi is a plant native to the high altitude rain forest of the Andean region of South America.

Its seed oil contains one of the highest amounts of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) 48.6% content of omega 3, 36.8% omega 6, and 8.9 omega 9, and it also contains a high tocopherols concentration, rarely seen in other seeds. It is also rich in vegetal saturated C16-C19 triglycerides and unsaponifiables from olive oil.

Omega Butter is a new multi-purpose and synergetic care and functional ingredient and is obtained through

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SCSS Suppliers Day - SINGAPORE

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