LexFeel™ 7

Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate

Widely Versatile Emollient

LexFeel™ 7 is an extremely light and dry ester used in sunscreens, light moisturizers, face lotions, sunless tanning lotions, sheer foundations, and anti-perspirants.

  • Reduce tack
  • Fast spreading
  • Colorless
  • Reduce whitening of antiperspirant sticks
  • Solubilize organic UV filters
  • Excellent slip
  • See image gallery for sensory profile

Suitable for all applications

Standards & Certifications

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

How to Use

Recommended Use Level:

  • up to 100%
  • 2 - 10% in sunscreen as an organic UV filter solubilizer and to reduce greasiness from UV filters

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

Primary Feedstocks

  • Petrochemical

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

Prototypes Created With This Product

Daily Recovery Cream SPF30

This luxurious recovery cream with LexFilm™ Sun Natural MB is a treat for sun-kissed skin. Rich and light with a powdery after feel, it leaves skin feeling moisturized and smooth while protecting against any further sun damage.

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SPF 80 Sunscreen

A high SPF recreational sunscreen that gives superior sensorial and protection for your skin.

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Hydrating Custard SPF 45

Lightweight and hydrating, this gel-lotion provides broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection. It is quick absorbing for a non-greasy after-feel.

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Radiant Lip Color Demo Set

This duo demonstrates the vibrancy of pigments, the pay-off benefits during application and the improved skin feel as a result of replacing some of the wax load with LexFeel™ Vibrant MB.

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Cover Up Mineral Foundation SPF 45

This water-in-oil foundation has a medium to full coverage finish with high SPF for the ultimate daily protection. It spreads and blends easily on the skin with uniform coverage.

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