Lexorez® TL-8

Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid Copolymer

Actives Delivery System

Lexorez® TL-8 is a polymer system that aids in controlled delivery of actives. Specifically, it is used in sunless tanning products as a delivery system for DHA (dihydroxyacetone) and is also effective in other skincare products with cosmetic actives, including anti-aging products.

  • For a controlled delivery of cosmetic actives
  • Provides darker and longer lasting color in sunless tanning
  • Compatible with antioxidants
  • Improves cell renewal rate in AHA formulations
  • Reduces irritation in AHA formulations

sunless tanning | skincare | anti-aging | anti-acne | actives-driven formulations

Standards & Certifications

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Clean Beauty Preferred
Non-palm Derived
China IECIC Listed
Vegan & Cruelty-free
Halal Certified
Kosher Compliant

How to Use

Recommended Use Level: 0.5 - 10%

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

Primary Feedstocks

  • Palm
  • Petrochemical

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

The Science Behind

Lexorez™ TL-8 acts as a reservoir for actives by entrapping them within the polymer matrix.

  • Solubilizes actives into Polymeric Liquid Reservoir which holds actives and slows their diffusion into the stratum corneum (SC)
  • Low molecular weight facilitates uniform distribution of actives across the stratum corneum
  • Diffusion of actives into the epidermis is gradual over an extended period of time and the active interaction with Epidermis/Dermis is prolonged
  • Actives partition across the Reservoir/SC interface at a controlled rate (governed by Fick’s law of diffusion)
  • Reduces irritation typically caused by some cosmetic actives
  • Polymer structure prevents penetration of Lexorez™ TL-8 into SC

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