It has a strong emollient properties, reduces TEWL, protects and repairs dry, scaly or damaged skin. Naturally reinforce the skin barrier function, can be used in a variety of applications.
Whilst lanolin is an animal derived material, there is no negative impact, or harm to the animal. In fact, the regular removal of the sheep's fleece is an essential part of maintaining the animal's health and well-being.
Lanolin have a long history of safe use in personal care. Studies have proven lanolin to be gentle on even the most sensitive of skin types.
Organoleptic properties: waxy semi-solid paste, golden-yellow, slight specific smell
INCI: adeps lanae anhydricus
- effective biomimetic ingredient
- excellent emollient and moisturizer
- nourishing and calming
- relieve redness
- is readily absorbed by the skin
- smoothes and soften the skin
- reduces transepidermal water loss
- rich in ceramides
- hygroscopic (atracts water from the air)
- hydroscopic (binds large amounts of water)
- barrier repair, skin protection, conditioning, moisturisation and superfatting formulations
- especially for dry, scaly, dehydrated, deteriorated skin, skin affected by environmental stress
- dosage 1-100%
- as a ingredient in creams, emulsions, ointments, balms, salves, skin care, sun care, lipsticks
- in emulsions add to the fat phase, it is also a stabilizer in W/O emulsions
- melts at approx. 40°C
Storage: in a cool, dry place, protected from light
Cautions: do not ingest, keep away from children's reach; cosmetic use