INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - OLEIC/LINOLEIC/LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES

SUMMARY: EXTREMELY SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A polyglyceride used in personal care products for its anti-ageing and emollient properties.

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WHAT ARE OLEIC/LINOLEIC/LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES:  It is a polyglyceride which is obtained from sunflower oil by following the green chemistry principles. Oil normally have a chemical structure containing 1 glycerol to which 3 fatty acids are attached. But this is the modified version of oil, the fatty acids attached to glycerol has been changed or rearranged. This mixture of polyglyceride acts as a great substitute for animal lanolin due to its water-binding, skin plumping and emollient property. It is used in personal care products for its emulsion stabilizing, emollient and conditioning activity.

REVIEW OF OLEIC/LINOLEIC/LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES

Name of the Brand/ Organization
Paula's Choice
EWG
CIR
FDA
EU Cosmetics Regulation
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Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides are well known and one of the most reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products.

 

BENEFITS OF OLEIC/LINOLEIC/LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES: This active ingredient has the following benefits:

  • Promotes skin and scalp hydration:  Its fatty acid content plays a vital role in keeping the skin and the scalp hydrated.
  • Acts as an emulsion stabilizer: Its emulsion stabilizing property is beneficial in providing stability to the product formula.
  • Possesses anti-ageing property: It provides antioxidant protection, retains moisture and makes the skin plumper, reducing wrinkles and fine lines. It prevents premature ageing of hair.

      Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

      CITATIONS/ FURTHER READ

      ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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