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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Sophim
Olive Oil Decyl Esters (and) Squalene. Biophytosebum® by Sophim is a natural active emollient with a dry touch. It restores cutaneous lipid barrier and skin suppleness. It prevents water loss and provides moisturization. It is very easy to spread and has a cushion effect after application. It offers strong affinity with skin that aids in very quick penetration. Provides non-greasy feel and soothing effect. It has a capability to develop very smooth textures. It is composed of wax esters (85-90%) and unsaponifiables of olive oil (10-15% among which 8% squalene). It is an alternative to volatile silicones. Recommended for skin-, body- and sun care formulations. It gives sustainability to hair by promoting deep hydration. Biophytosebum® is certified by COSMOS and approved by REACH and China. It has a shelf life of 18 months.
Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Sophim
  • Anti-aging Agents
  • Emollients > Vegetal Oils, Fats & Waxes > Waxes
  • Moisturizing Agents
  • Nourishing Agents
  • Regenerating / Revitalizing Agents
  • Repairing Agents
  • Restructuring / Replenishing Agents
  • Smoothing Agents
  • Soothing Agents
  • smoothness
  • spreading
  • moisturizing
  • vegetal origin
  • cushioning effect
  • soothing
  • quick penetration / quick absorption
  • bio-based
  • dry feeling

Biophytosebum® Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Color, Gardner
< 10
0.850 - 0.880 g/ml
(At 20°C)
ISO 6883
Refractive Index
1.4580 - 1.4630
(At 20°C)
ISO 6320

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