AminoSensyl™ SC

Brassica Alcohol (and) Brassicyl Valinate Esylate (and) Brassica Glycerides

100% Natural Cationic Emulsification System

AminoSensyl™ SC is a COSMOS approved complete emulsification system. It creates rich textures and stabilizes high oil loads for easy formulation of high-end skin and shave products. INOLEX’s cutting edge amino lipid technology allows for deep moisturization with a powdery soft skin feel.

  • Self-emulsifying system
  • PEG-free
  • Creates lamellar gel networks
  • Stabilize oil loads up to 40%
  • Non-irritating to skin
  • Non-quat cationic amino lipid technology
  • Designed with green chemistry

Applications:
skincare | hair care | shave | body care | cleansing | beard care

Standards & Certifications

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

How to Use

Recommended Use Level:

  • 6-9% for oil loading up to 20%,
  • 10-12% for oil loading up to 40%

Use Instruction:

  • Add to oil phase and heat to 75°C
  • Neutralize, preferably with calcium gluconate
  • pH < 5 is required

Sustainable Design

Sustainability is embedded in INOLEX's design philosophy. AminoSensyl™ SC design was guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry and life cycle thinking.

Green Chemistry & Sustainable Life Cycle Highlights:

  • non-toxic to aquatic life
  • water is only reaction byproduct
  • non-irritating to skin or eyes
  • solvent-free process
  • non-aqueous product for efficient shipping
  • low energy manufacturing process
  • renewable feedstocks
  • readily biodegradable
  • no heavy metal catalysts used

Primary Feedstocks

  • Brassica
  • Sugarcane
  • Coconut

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

Science Behind

AminoSensyl™ SC is part of INOLEX’s propriety technology platform of amino lipids.

Building blocks of the amino lipid molecule, Brassicyl Valinate Esylate:

  • Valine: amino acid from biofermentation that provides the natural cationic charge
  • Brassica alcohol: fatty alcohol from plant oils that contains a hydrophobic carbon chain

Lamellar liquid crystals (LLCs) are formed by the specific ratio of amino lipid to fatty alcohol. These structures can stabilize high oil loads and provide a soft, powdery and non-greasy feel. The microscopy images show the presence of LLCs in the Brassicyl Valinate Esylate - Brassica Alcohol blend.

Prototypes Created With This Product

Butter Frosting

A silky body butter reminiscent of homemade frosting. The dynamic sensory experience begins with a firm viscous texture that quickly melts into the skin for a smooth, silky finish.

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Deep Hydration Day + Night Cream

A versatile, deeply hydrating cream to reinvigorate dry, dull skin. The emulsification power coupled with the novel quat-free cationic structure of AminoSensyl™ SC allows for a high oil load with a soft, powdery after-feel.

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The Cleansing Cube

BYOW (Bring Your Own Water) to cleansing with The Cleansing Cube. This no package necessary solid format gives a sustainable take a traditional face cleansing.

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Smooth Shave Lotion

This silky lotion conditions and preps the skin for a comfortable and close shave. It is gentle on sensitive skin and delivers slip and easy glide for the ideal shaving experience.

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Ultra Moisture Body Lotion

A therapeutic body lotion to nourish dry, cracked skin and provide a strong moisture-barrier for protection against further drying. The rich texture blankets the skin leaving it soft to the touch.

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