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.
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.
|Source||Natural, chemical-free||Synthetic, petroleum|
|Appearance||Clear or opaque light yellow gel||Opaque yellow gel|
|Melting Point||45 – 75 ℃||40 – 60 ℃|
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