Basic Information About The Liquid Crystal Emulsifiers

Liquid crystal emulsifiers forms a highly stable and dermo-compatible liquid crystal lamellar structure systems which are similar to the lipids of the cutaneous barrier which makes it able to physiologically integrate in the stratum corneum, carry its efficacy also to deeper layers of the skin, and reinforcing its barrier function.

Benefits are said to include:

  • Improved delivery of water soluble active ingredients
  • Sustained hydration compared to other emulsifiers
  • SPF maximizer

Emulsifiers / Co-Emulsifiers / Support

Brand Trade Name INCI Remarks
AAK AB Akoline PGPR Polyglyceryl-3 Ricinoleate
BASF Eumulgin® VL 75 Lauryl Glucoside (and) Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate (and) Glycerin
Chemyunion Uniox Cristal Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Polysorbate 60 (and) Cetearyl Glucoside
Croda Arlacel LC Sorbitan Stearate (and) Sorbityl Laurate
Croda Arlacel 2121 Sorbitan Stearate (and) Sucrose Cocoate
Croda Crodafos CES Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Dicetyl Phosphate (and) Ceteth-10 Phosphate
Cosphatech iEMUL SG Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate Anionic
Evonik TEGO Care 450 Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate
Hallstar Olivem 1000 Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate
Hallstar Olivem 900 Sorbitan Olivate Low HLB Emulsifier
Hallstar Olivem VS Feel Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Cetyl Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Oleate Co-emulsifier
Hallstar Oliwax LC Cetyl Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Palmitate (and) Sorbitan Olivate Support
Lubrizol Glucate SS Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate Use with Glucamate SSE-20 Emulsifier
Lubrizol Glucamate SSE-20 Emulsifier PEG-20 Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate Use with Glucate SS
Sandream Impact Sugar Crystal LC Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sucrose Distearate (and) Behenyl Alcohol (and) Glyceryl Stearate (and) Hydrogenated Lecithin (and) Squalane (and) Ceramide NP
Seppic Montanov L C14-22 Alcohols (and) C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside
Seppic Montanov 68 Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Cetearyl Glucoside
Seppic Montanov 202 Arachidyl Alcohol (and) Behenyl Alcohol (and) Arachidyl Glucoside
Seppic Montanov 82 Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Coco-Glucoside
Seppic Montanov 14 Myristyl Alcohol (and) Myristyl Glucoside Co-emulsifier
Seppic Montanov S Coco-Glucoside (and) Coconut Alcohol Co-emulsifier
Seppic Simulgreen 18-2 Hydroxystearyl Alcohol (and) Hydroxystearyl Glucoside
Symrise EMULSIPHOS Potassium Cetyl Phosphate (and) Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Anionic
Res Pharma Industriale EMULPHARMA® COREOSOME Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Glyceryl Stearate (and) Sorbitan Stearate (and) Cetearyl Glucoside
Cetearyl alcohol Support
Ajinomoto ELDEW® PS-203 Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate Support Emollient
Ajinomoto ELDEW® PS-304 Phytosteryl/Behenyl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate Support Emollient
Ajinomoto ELDEW® PS-308 Phytosteryl/Behenyl/Octyldodecyl/Isostearyl Lauroyl Glutamate Support Emollient


  • The blend may also be produced by another company under another trade name that is not listed.
  • The list is not exhaustive.


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