Triheptanoin (and) C13-16 Isoalkane (formerly C13-16 Isoparaffin)
100% Plant-Based Cyclomethicone Replacement
LexFeel™ WOW is a lightweight, fast spreading emollient with a powdery, non-greasy afterfeel. Sensory and functional performance are equivalent to that of cyclopentasiloxane (D5). Recommended for all applications, especially high performing in hair care applications.
- Fast spreading
- High absorbency into skin
- Complete sensory analysis results in equivalency to D5
- Powdery, non-greasy, silicone-like afterfeel
- Comparable sensory in hair serum to D5
- Comparable performance in hair conditioning to D5
- Dispersing emollient for pigments and inorganic UV filters
Suitable for all applications
Standards & Certifications
How to Use
Recommended Use Level: up to 100%
Use Instruction: Add to oil phase, can be used in hot or cold process
Sustainability is embedded in INOLEX's design philosophy. LexFeel™ WOW design was guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry and life cycle thinking.
Green Chemistry & Sustainable Life Cycle Highlights:
- non-persistent in the environment
- solvent-free process
- low energy manufacturing process especially compared to the manufacture of silicones
- 100% renewable plant feedstocks
For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a regulatory package.
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