LexFeel™ N5 MB

Diheptyl Succinate (and) Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer

100% Plant-Based Low Viscosity Dimethicone Alternative

LexFeel™ N5 MB is a 100% natural and sustainable sensory emollient that has the sensory feel and spreading profile of dimethicone.

  • Enables silicone-free formulations
  • Provides tack reduction
  • Matches the spreading speed of 10 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

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

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™ N5 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

Nourishing Oil Spray

This lightweight hair oil improves shine, softness and slip. In contrast to silicone-based hair oils, this product does not buildup on the hair or scalp and uses readily biodegradable emollients.

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Split End Repair Cream

This luxurious cream uses the novel weightless conditioning power of 100% natural and quat-free AminoSensyl™ HC to infuse life and shine into dry hair to repair heat damage, manage flyaways and quench split ends.

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The Shampoo Bar

A sustainable take on a traditional shampoo, this waterless bar cleans without stripping. AminoSensyl™ HC rehydrates and conditions hair. LexFeel™ N5 MB provides combability with the benefit of silicone-free.

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The Conditioner Bar

A sustainable take on a traditional conditioner, this waterless and easy-rinse bar delivers strengthening & conditioning with amino acid based conditioning agent, AminoSensyl™ HC.

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