Ingredients Glossary

Acrylates/Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymer

Acrylates/Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymers characterizes synthetic polymers which are usually used is a water-resistant film-forming agent in cosmetic products. By creating a thin flexible film it prevents water from washing the product away.

C18-38 Alkyl Hydroxystearoyl Stearate

C18-38 Alkyl Hydroxystearoyl Stearate is a high quality ester wax. One part of the molecule is based on a renewable, plant-based source. The other part is sourced via petro-chemical feedstock. It gives consistency to emulsions and rigidity to stick systems.

C18-36 Acid Triglyceride

C18-36 Acid Triglyceride is the ester of long chain (C18-36) fatty acids with Glycerin. It is a highly crystalline wax with properties similar to Carnauba wax. It gives consistency to emulsions and rigidity to stick systems.

C20-40 Alkyl Stearate

C20-40 Alkyl Stearate is a high melting and very hard synthetic ester wax. It can replace the monoester fraction of beeswax in cosmetic products. It is often used for sticks or as a stabilizer in emulsions that boosts consistency.

Powdery Warm Almond (olfactive descriptor defined by IFRA)

This fragrance is present in the Tonka bean.

It gives a warm and natural almond smell with anisic and tobacco facets.

It is a key element of fougere and ambery accords.

Coumarin brings comfort, warmness and powdery feeling to fragrance.