Stearic Acid is triple pressed from a vegetable based fat source and is classified as natural saturated fatty acid. This material is a wax-like solid carrying a white appearance and has an average of 38% C:18:0 content of Stearic fatty acid, primarily used to thicken, emulsify, and stabilize formulations.
Can be used as a thickening and emollient agent in lotions and a hardening additive in candles and cold process soaps. (usage rate: .5% of your oils).
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