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
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How to Use
Recommended Use Level: up to 100%
Use Instruction: Add to oil phase, can be used in hot or cold process
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
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.
- Bonsucro certified sugarcane
For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a Technical & Regulatory Dossier.
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