INCI: Distearate

What is Distearate?

A white colored waxy substance, with a mixture of mono and diesters of ethylene glycol and stearic acid.

Use & Benefits

It is used in formulation to emulsify and stabilize the product. It can also act as an opacifying agent which will give transparentness to the cosmetic product. This will benefit anti-blemish cosmetics, which needs to conceal imperfections.
It has a pearlizing effect that can be used in shampoos and creams with increasing thickness.