Creams and lotions made with BTMS Conditioning Emulsifier leave a soft, powdery feel on the skin. Because BTMS Conditioning Emulsifier is substantive to hair, it imparts excellent body and spring and improves wet combing. Due to its extreme mildness, it is suitable for leave-in conditioners. BTMS can be used as sole emulsification system in creams, lotions or hair conditioners. BTMS can also emulsify many silicones (up to 50% in a formulation).
Despite its name, Behentrimonium Methosulfate is non-sulfate, derived from rapeseed oil. Prized for its effective detangling abilities, it’s able to penetrate the hair shaft making it an excellent moisturizer and conditioner, while remaining gentle on the hair and skin, without coating the scalp or causing buildup. It also has hair thickening properties
Melting Range: 60C
BTMS-25 can be substituted for BTMS-50 in conditioners although you may find it slightly less conditioning as it has 25% actives versus 50% actives in the BTMS-50.
Can be utilized in anhydrous systems (no water formulas)
Natural Vegetable Oil Source
INCI: Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol
BTMS-25 contains Cetearyl Alcohol and Behentrimonium Methosulfate.BTMS-25 contains 25% BTMS (Behentrimonium Methosulfate).
BTMS-50 contains 50% Behentrimonium Methosulfate. It does not have Cetearyl Alcohol and instead has Cetyl Alcohol and Behenyl Alcohol. BTMS-50 is a premium conditioning emulsifier, yielding top quality products with outstanding detangling and wet comb properties.
BTMS, also known as Conditioning Emulsifier is a self-emulsifying wax, a quaternary ammonium salt derived from the natural plant oil Colza, and contains no ethoxylated ingredients. It is both a mild primary emulsifier and an excellent conditioning agent, which provides elegant cationic emulsions for both skin and hair care products. These creams tend to resist wash off, leaving a soft, powdery feel on the skin and imparting excellent detangling properties to hair conditioners. In a hair conditioner, it offers improved wet comb and leaves hair with noticeable body and spring. Due to its extreme mildness, it is suitable for leave-in conditioners. BTMS can emulsify many silicones (up to 50% in a formulation) and is an excellent suspending agent. BTMS can be used as a co-emulsifier with Emulsifying Wax NF, adding its conditioning properties to emulsions.
Recommended Usage Rate: 1 - 10% for leave on products up to 65% in wash off products
Appearance: Cream Pastilles Percent Conditioning Active: 25% Active
Great product, I use for shampoo/conditioner bars and lotions as well.