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INCI: Dicetyl phosphate

What is Dicetyl phosphate?

Dicetyl phosphate or DCP is one of the alkyl phosphate group. It is a complex mixture of diesters of phosphoric acid and cetyl alcohol. It is available as solid white flakes.

Use & Benefits:

Considering its chemical structure, it has both longer alkyl chain and some ions to donate, which makes it an ideal choice for a surfactant. It gets mixed with the oily phase, whereas other water-soluble ions attract actives those are already dissolved in water. It also does a similar thing with any impurities or dirt, and thus, it can be washed away easily. It is used alone or in other products as surfactant and emulsifier. Products such as decorative cosmetics, creams, lotions, hair care, skincare products, many times utilize DCP for its surfactant or emulsifier properties.

How to create your own Personalized Skincare with Lesielle?

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Step 1: Select a nourishing base compatible with your skin, and your desired moisturization level

Step 2: Complete your treatment with up to four active ingredients for consistent and occasional use.

Step 3: Insert your base and up to four actives ingredients into your Lesielle device to produce a fresh single dose of face cream on demand when you need it.

Complete your routine with a cleanser and other complimentary products and accessories.


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