Esters: Twisting towards ultimate sensoriality

Roelmi HPC article presents a range of sensorial emollient agents developed by circular economy and upcycling methods through different Mediterranean-based supply chains

 The success of a formulation depends largely on the sensory perception and skin feel that the user experiences during and after the application. Thus, sensory attributes can be precisely regulated with a correct selection of raw materials to meet the user’s needs.

Thanks to a great sensorial ability, esters are one of the most used ingredients in cosmetic applications. Actually, through the combination of three or more emollients, a huge variety of pleasant textures can be achieved throughout all stages of product use; initial application, rub-in and after-feel.

Together with sensoriality, esters have a large number of properties that are highly beneficial in the personal care market. For example, they excel in the solubilization of organic UV filters and in pigment wetting becoming key ingredients in sun care and color cosmetics formulas.

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