Brassica Alcohol (and) Brassicamidopropyl Dimethylamine (and) Polyester-11 (and) Aspartic Acid (and) EDTA
Plant-Based Hair Conditioning Chassis System
Kerabase™ MB is a total conditioning base, equipped with 2 high performing conditioning agents, a fatty alcohol for structuring, a chelating agent and neutralizing agent.
- Conditioning performance & hair shine
- Combability and detangling performance
- Quat-free conditioning
- Superior performance to CTAC
- For streamlined manufacturing
- Natural-derived from Brassica Napus
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How to Use
Recommended Use Level: 6 - 15%
Use Instruction: Add to water phase and heat to 80°C with mixing until homogenous
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The Science Behind
Brassicamidopropyl Dimethylamine is an amidoamine with a unique C18 - C22 fatty acyl composition.
Fatty Acyl Composition
~34-40% Stearoyl (C18)
~6-14% Arachidoyl (C20)
~45-50% Behenoyl (C22)
The amine functionality is cationically charged below pH 6.5. The cationic group binds to anionically charged hair fibers. The C18 - C22 tail group provides lubricity and conditioning benefits.
In emulsions, Brassicamidopropyl Dimethylamine forms lamellar liquid crystals (LLCs) when combined with fatty alcohol. These structures can stabilize high oil loads and provide a soft, powdery and non-greasy feel.
Polyester-11 is a polyesteramine.
This chemistry provides hair conditioning through multiple mechanisms:
- Non-quat cationic sites are attracted to anionically charged hair fibers
- Ester linkages provide secondary attractive forces to hair fibers
- Alkyl group provides a protective, conditioning layer once bound to hair
The combined effects result in emolliency and gloss characteristic of an ester and adhesion properties comparable to traditional amines.
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Verifying the purity and quality of its ingredients for a halal lifestyle.