Personal & Consumer Care Ingredients and Actives for Skin Care, Hair Care, Oral Care, and Home Care Products

Hydroxystearic Acid

Casid® HSA is an efficient, thixotropic viscosity builder that will gel hydrocarbons, many esters, and certain silicones. Additionally, formulators may make salts of Casid® HSA in situ for use as primary oil-in-water emulsifiers. The product finds applications in anhydrous, pigmented lip gels, antiperspirants, cosmetic pencils, hair styling waxes, creams, and lotions.