LexFeel® WOW

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

100% Natural
100% USDA certified biobased content
Natural Origin Index: 1.0
NSF/ANSI 305 Approved
Clean Beauty Preferred
Non-palm Derived
China IECIC Listed
Kosher Compliant
Vegan & Cruelty-free
Halal 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® 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
  • biodegradable

Primary Feedstocks

  • Sugarcane
  • Coconut
  • Castor

For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a regulatory package.

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