LexFeel™ WOW-A DT

C13-15 Alkane (and) Heptyl Undecylenate

100% Plant-Based Cyclomethicone Replacement

LexFeel™ WOW-A DT is a lightweight, fast spreading emollient with a powdery, non-greasy afterfeel. Sensory and functional performance are equivalent to that of cyclopentasiloxane (D5). Recommended for all applications, especially high performing in antiperspirant and deodorant applications.

  • Fast spreading
  • High absorbency into skin
  • Dispersing emollient for pigments and inorganic UV filters
  • Superior pigment dispersions to cyclomethicone
  • Complete sensory analysis results in equivalency to D5
  • Powdery, non-greasy, silicone-like afterfeel
  • Reduced whitening effect in antiperspirant
  • Superior color payoff
  • See image gallery for sensory profile

Suitable for all applications

Standards & Certifications

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100% Natural
100% USDA certified biobased content
Natural Origin Index: 1.0
NSF/ANSI 305 Approved
Clean Beauty Preferred
Non-palm Derived
China IECIC Listed
Vegan & Cruelty-free
Halal Certified
Kosher Compliant

How to Use

Recommended Use Level: up to 100%

Use Instruction: Add to oil phase, can be used in hot or cold process

Sustainable Design

Sustainability is embedded in INOLEX's design philosophy. LexFeel™ WOW-A DT design was guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry and life cycle thinking.

Green Chemistry & Sustainable Life Cycle Highlights:

  • non-persistent in the environment
  • solvent-free process
  • low energy manufacturing process especially compared to the manufacture of silicones
  • 100% renewable plant feedstocks
  • Expected to be inherently biodegradable*

*based on its structure and/or the biodegradability of its components

Science Behind

LexFeel™ WOW-A DT is an optimized, patented combination of Heptyl Undecylenate and C13-15 Alkane that delivers equivalent sensory and functional performance to cyclopentasiloxane (D5).

Results of the functional and sensorial performance assessment are summarized in the chart below. Read the whitepaper for more information on the analysis and conclusion of equivalent performance to D5.

Primary Feedstocks

  • Castor
  • Bonsucro certified sugarcane

For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a Technical & Regulatory Dossier.

Prototypes Created With This Product

Nourishing Oil Spray

This lightweight hair oil improves shine, softness and slip. In contrast to silicone-based hair oils, this product does not buildup on the hair or scalp and uses readily biodegradable emollients.

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UnVisible Sunscreen SPF35

The UnVisible Sunscreen uses inorganic UV filters for SPF 35 protection and a pigment combination, dispersed with LexFeel™ WOW DT, that eliminates the white chalky appearance on all skin tones.

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Icy Air Cream

Experience a whimsical winter with this airy and icy skin cream. It is lightweight in pick-up and after-feel with a subtly crystalized appearance.

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The Deodorant

This natural deodorant has a smooth glide and dry finish on skin. Natural anti-bacterial agents prohibit the growth of odor-causing bacteria.

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Blue Lid Demo Set

This duo demonstrates the improvement in eye shadow formulations by replacing silicones with natural sensory enhancer, LexFeel™ WOW DT.

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