Our collection of patented Personal Care ingredients include Mother Nature’s powerful emulsifier Vegelatum® petrolatum replacements, aloe vera gels, unique flax extracts, and plant oils.

Natunola has developed a collection of sustainable, natural and patented Personal Care ingredients that uniquely address the major needs of the global Personal Care / OTC market. These technologies have all been developed as a perfect balance between natural sources and real performance benefits.

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Vegelatum® Clear RM Specs Sheet
Vegelatum® Equiline SF Specs Sheet
Vegelatum® Sunflower 1103 Specs Sheet
Vegelatum® Castor 1023 Specs Sheet
Vegelatum® CCT 7402 Specs Sheet
Soyalatum CRM Specs Sheet

Vegelatum® Gels – Replace Petrolatum Naturally

Consumers today expect functional personal care products with more natural ingredients, such as: the replacement of petrolatum. Vegelatum® remains the industry standard in natural and effective petrolatum replacements, and consists of a wide offering of vegetable gels leveraging different plant oils, for various personal care applications.

Our patented Vegelatum® gel technology completely changes the physical state of plant oils without impacting its benefit profile, and is particularly useful in formulating anhydrous or low water systems. We have developed a full line of natural, functional replacements for petrolatum in a variety of formulations for Personal Care ingredients that uniquely address the major needs of the global Personal Care/ OTC market. This technology has been developed as a perfect balance between natural sources and real performance benefits.

Vegelatum

Each product was carefully designed to harness the natural properties of the selected plant oil in a stable, aesthetically pleasing vegetable gel form. The resulting products have been proven to have the comparable water repellency to petrolatum, with a less greasy and less tacky skin feel.

Properties Vegelatum® Petrolatum
Source Natural, chemical-free Synthetic, petroleum
Appearance Clear or opaque light yellow gel Opaque yellow gel
Melting Point 45 – 75 ℃ 40 – 60 ℃
Odor Very light None
Viscosity Building Good Good
Greasiness Less Greasy Greasy

Vegelatum® ingredients are particularly well suited for building viscosity in anhydrous (non-water) formulations, including lip balms, lip sticks, sugar scrubs and diaper creams. We have demonstrated that formulations using Vegelatum® instead of petrolatum (1:1 replacement) have increased thermostability and a significantly higher melting temperature! Typical usage levels in anhydrous products is 10% +.

Vegelatum® Lip Balm Petrolatum Lip Balm
Vegelatum® Clear RM – 87% White Petroleum – 87%
Syncrowax HGLC – 10% Syncrowax HGLC – 10%
Syncrowax ERLC – 2% Syncrowax ERLC – 2%
Fragrance – 1% Fragrance – 1%
Formula begins to melt at 46°C
Formula is all melted at 80°C
Formula begins to melt at 40°C
Formula is all melted at 62°C
  • Lip Balm and Gloss
  • Colour Cosmetics
  • Sugar Scrub
  • Pomade
  • Massage Lotion
  • Creams
  • Lotions and Ointments

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