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INCI: Sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate

What is Sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate?

Sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate is a synthetic compound with long chains of sulfonate salts. Sulfonate salts are prepared by sulfonation of C14-16 alpha olefins. It is generally derived from coconut oil or paraffin wax. It is a yellowish, slightly viscous liquid with a faint odor and produces a large amount of foam. It is primarily used in cosmetic and personal care products.

Use & Benefits:

Surfactant: Sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate is used in a variety of cosmetic products as a surfactant.

High Foam-Forming Property: It has a high foam-forming property, which makes it useful in decreasing the surface tension between two product components, such as two liquids or a liquid and a solid.

Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic End: It contains a hydrophilic and hydrophobic end and draws dirt, oil, and other pollutants that have built up on the skin's surface, which may then be readily rinsed away with water.

Usage Levels: It is used in levels of 4-30% depending on the use of the product.

Found In: It can be found in formulations of body washes, shampoos, bubble baths, cleansing lotions, and other personal care products.

Complement to Clarifying Shampoos: This is a great complement to clarifying shampoos.

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