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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Propylene Glycol Hydroxystearate. NATURECHEM® PGHS is an emollient, thickener and emulsifier (W/O) that forms occlusive barriers, thereby reducing transepidermal water loss. It also acts as bodying agent and co-emulsifying agent. NATURECHEM® PGHS functions in dermal moisture content balancing and is applicable in after-sun skin care, beach wear sun care, daily wear sun care, facial skin care, foot care, hand & body care, and in self-tanners.
  • Thickeners & Stabilizers
  • Emulsifiers > Emulsifiers W/O (Water in oil)
  • Emollients
  • moisturizing
Chemical Composition
Ester of Propylene Glycol and 12-Hydroxystearic Acid

Compatiblity with other products

Find products that are predicted to be compatible with NATURECHEM® PGHS.

This list of compatible products is generated out of estimated HSP values. A practical determination of these HSP values would provide higher certainty.
Learn more about Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) and their use in predictive formulation.

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