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INCI: Zinc stearate

What is Zinc stearate?

Zinc stearate is the zinc salt of stearic acid. It is also called zinc soap due to the presence of fatty acids. It is a fine, white, silky powder with a slightly fatty odor and is insoluble in water. Due to its hydrophobic properties, it is used in the manufacturing of plastics, rubber, and paints.

Use & Benefits:

Binding Agent: Helps bind or hold together the ingredients in a cosmetic product in the product's compressed cake or tablet form. It prevents other elements of the product from falling apart.

Emulsifier: Provides stability to the product and prevents the separation of oil and water-based components upon shaking. Enables even distribution of the product components when used.

Thickening and Gelling Agent: Gives desired thickness, flow, and consistency to the product. Used in products with water or organic solvents.

Applications: Used in formulations of makeup products such as lipsticks, mascara, face powders, foundations, sun care, and other skincare products. Also used in a variety of cosmetic and personal care products.

Personalized & Adaptive skincare system

Create your own custom skincare and  adapt it to your skin changes

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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