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Palm Stearic Acid

If you take palm oil, and remove the lighter component oils that serve to make it soft, you have what is known as “Palm Stearic Acid” a very hard, white, waxy oil that comes in flake form. If you have a lotion or cream formulation that could benefit from additional viscosity, this product is ideal. In fact, you can often make a fine, thick, emollient cream from a lotion recipe by simply substituting a portion (about 4% maybe) of the “light” oils with stearic acid. The only downside to stearic acid is that it can result is a greasy cream if used to excess.

Stearic acid is also a useful addition to shaving soaps. It brings a dense lather and helps make the bar harder. Be aware that it can be very reactive, so it's best to add this product to a hot process soap.

This is an eco-friendly product, derived from palm oil, and does not contain any other chemicals or additives.

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Product Description

This is an eco-friendly product, derived from palm oil, and does not contain any other chemicals or additives.

Additional Information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 6 x 3 in
Size

1 LB, 5 LB in a 1-gallon pail