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INCI: Glyceryl distearate

What is Glyceryl distearate?

Glyceryl distearate is a diester of glycerin and stearic acid, belongs to a chemical group called Glyceryl diesters. When the two are reacted, a mixture of mono, di and triglyceride can be obtained. It comes as an off-white to white waxy powder or mass. Stearic acid is a naturally found saturated fatty acid, mainly from cocoa butter and shea butter.

Use & Benefits:

Glycerin is a water-loving ingredient whereas stearic acid is a fat-loving ingredient. The group in which it belongs-glyceryl diesters are based on a similar principle. The presence of both groups in one molecule can make it an ideal candidate as an emulsifier. Emulsifier blends water and oil in such a manner that the resultant emulsion looks uniform and stable. It also increases the thickness of a product.

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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