Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16)


  • Cosmetic Applications: Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) is mainly used in cosmetic applications due to its thickening properties. Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) can also be used in formulas that are made to produce water-free makeup products like eyeliners, lipsticks, etc.
  • Act as Thickener: Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) is an effective thickener, it does not form gel-like solutions when added to cosmetic formulas. Therefore, it proves to be a good addition to most cosmetic applications where gel-like structure and appearance are not required.
  • Emollient Properties: Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) can also be used as a co-emulsifier in formulas, but the concentration level should be kept above 5% for achieving the desired results. Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) has mild emollient properties that might have a softening effect on your skin and hair.
  • Act as Moisturizer: Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) has moisturizing properties as it helps your skin cells to retain moisture for longer durations. As a result, Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) is often used in skin and hair conditioners as well. When combined with surfactants, it tends to enhance the final product’s foam-making ability.
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About Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16)

Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) is a cosmetic ingredient that is derived from vegetable oils. It is made up of fatty alcohols that are known to be less irritating than other alcohols when applied topically. Fatty alcohols also possess excellent emollient properties that make them one of the essential cosmetic raw materials in skin care and hair care products.

Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) is more than 95% pure and sometimes referred to as palmityl alcohol, hexadecyl, or 1-hexadecanol. Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) is available in the form of flakes that are white in color, and it has a mild odor. Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) cannot be dissolved in water, but it is soluble in acetone and diethyl ether. Moreover, it is partially or mildly soluble in hot water and some alcohol.

Product details

  • Date First Available ‏ : ‎ 13 August 2021
  • Manufacturer ‏ : ‎ SHRI VILAKSH ENTERPRISES KANPUR 208017 U.P Help Line: +919260992100
  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09DKGDHMT
  • Item part number ‏ : ‎ LCA100GM
  • Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India


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