Cetyl Alcohol 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 skincare and hair care products. Cetyl Alcohol is more than 95% pure and sometimes referred to as palmityl alcohol, hexadecyl, or 1-hexadecanol.
Cetyl Alcohol is available in the form of flakes that are white in color, and it has a mild odor. Cetyl Alcohol 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.
Cetyl Alcohol Benefits
Skin Cleansers & Face WashesCetyl acts as highly efficient surfactant, which help degrease and emulsify excess sebum secreted from skin, helping in easy rinsing away of skin impurities. It also helps increase foaming properties of cleansers.
Moisturizers & LotionsGinol 16 is rich in emollient and moisturizing properties which help prevent moisture loss from skin. It is used in various cream and lotion formulations which do not dry out skin, making it soft, supple and smooth.
Allergy AlleviatorsUsed in anti-allergy formulations natural cetyl alcohol helps in maintaining skin barrier and prevents different types of allergens and microbes, including bacteria and fungi, from affecting skin.
Moisturizing PropertiesMoisturizing Properties
Emollient PropertiesCetyl Alcohol also used as co-emulsifier in formulas, concentration level should be kept above 5% for achieving desired results. Natural Cetyl has mild emollient properties which have softening effect on skin and hair.
Thickening PropertiesEffective thickener cetyl alcohol does not form gel-like solutions when added to cosmetic formulas. It proves to be good addition to most cosmetic applications where gel-like structure and appearance not required.
How to Use Cetyl Alcohol?
Cetyl Alcohol should be added when the formula is in the oil phase but do not forget to melt it at 54-degree Celsius before adding it to the formula. Moreover, you must also ensure that the oil-phase is hot enough to blend with this ingredient. The concentration level might vary between 0.5 and 6% as per the desired effects.
|Raw Material Source:||Coconut Oil|
|Manufacturing Process:||The triglycerides that are derived from Coconut Oils are subjected to catalytic hydrogenation and then oxidized with the help of ethylene to obtain a long chain of hydrocarbons. After that, it is oligomerized to obtain the final product by using trimethylaluminum as a catalyst.|
|INCI Name:||Cetyl Alcohol|
|Molecular Weight:||242.44 g/mol|
|Boiling Point:||344 °C|
|Flash Point:||110 °C|
|Grade Standard:||Industrial Grade|
|Shelf Life:||24 months|
|Alternative Names:||palmityl alcohol, hexadecyl|
|Applications:||Skin conditioners, hair conditioners, shampoos, creams, makeup products, body washes, etc. contain Cetyl Alcohol.|
CAUTION: It is only formulated to be used for topical application.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: Is cetyl alcohol (ginol 16) vegan?
A: Yes, VedaOils Ginol 16 pellets are vegan friendly, cruelty free and ethically produced.
Q: Is this alcohol ginol 16 good in skincare?
A: Yes, Cetyl Alcohol is excellent in the formulation of skincare products, due to its ideally emollient properties.
Q: Is cetyl alcohol good for hair?
A: Yes, When used in preparation of hair care products, proves to be an excellent addition, since it does not strip your scalp of natural oils and promotes strong roots and follicles.
Q: Is this good for my skin?
A: Yes, Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) is good for your skin and helps in promoting long-lasting smooth, blemish-free skin.
Q: Where to buy ginol 16 ?
A: You can buy Cetyl Alcohol pellets at our online store at affordable rates.
Q: Does it clog pores?
Ans: No, Cetyl Alcohol (Ginol 16) , when used in preparation of cosmetic care products, does not clog pores.