What is Glyceryl stearate citrate?
Very similar to the commonly used glyceryl stearate, it is an anionic emulsifier and emollient for oil-in-water emulsions, hydrophilic, and without PEG (Polyethylene glycol). The main difference with glyceryl stearate is that it has a molecule of citric acid also attached to its glycerin.
What is Glyceryl stearate citrate used for?
It is very suitable for emulsions with a slightly acidic pH value or emulsions with UV filters. It provides a smooth and silky appearance on the skin. It can also be used on sensitive skin.