LexFeel™ N100 MB

Diheptyl Succinate (and) Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer

100% Plant-Based 100 cSt Dimethicone Alternative

LexFeel™ N100 MB is a 100% natural and sustainable sensory emollient that has the sensory feel and spreading profile of dimethicone.

  • Enables silicone-free formulations
  • Matches the spreading speed of 100 cSt dimethicone
  • Dispersing emollient for color pigments and inorganic UV filters
  • Improve skin-feel in creams and lotions
  • Enhance shine and texture on hair
  • Use in conditioners, anti-frizz, and styling products
  • Reduce greasiness of natural oils
  • See image gallery for sensory profile

Suitable for all applications

Standards & Certifications

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100% Natural
100% USDA certified biobased content
Natural Origin Index: 1.0
Biodegradable
NSF/ANSI 305 Approved
Clean Beauty Preferred
Halal Certified
Vegan & Cruelty-free
Kosher Compliant
RSPO Mass Balanced Certified

How to Use

Recommended Use Level: up to 100%

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

Sustainable Design

Sustainability is embedded in INOLEX's design philosophy. LexFeel™ N100 MB design was guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry and life cycle thinking.

Green Chemistry & Sustainable Life Cycle Highlights:

  • non-persistent in the environment
  • water is only reaction byproduct
  • 98% atom economy
  • non-irritating to skin or eyes
  • solvent-free process
  • low energy manufacturing process especially compared to the manufacture of silicones
  • 100% renewable plant feedstocks
  • expected to be readily biodegradable*

*based on its structure and/or the biodegradability of its components

Primary Feedstocks

  • Coconut
  • Palm
  • Castor
  • Corn

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

Science Behind

The LexFeel™ N Series products were specifically optimized to mimic the sensory and function of different viscosity dimethicones. These ingredients pair a highly versatile plant-based copolymer with a soft and lightweight ester, creating a synergistic blend superior to one component alone.

Prototypes Created With This Product

Shimmering Body Oil

This body oil is perfect for festival season, glowing in the sun, or highlighting desired areas. It provides a gentle sheen and moisturizes the skin without imparting a greasy oil.

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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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