Dark amber, honey-like consistency, characteristic odour. Soluble in oils, partly soluble in alcohols, dispersive in water.
HLB value approx. 4 (gives water-in-oil emulsions). Used in bath bomb recipes 2% for foam as a substitute of chemical surfactants. It is skin feel enhancer and as an emulsifier for the oil in your formulations.
It has occlusive properties with skin barrier function.
Use: Can be added to formulas as is, add to oil phase. Typical use level is 0.5 - 5%. In creams and lotions mostly used as co-emulsifier together with other, more potent emulsifiers.
When making balms, lecithin needs to be heated to around 65-70c and left for a little while to blend with the other oils/lipids on its own before it’s mixed in. If it’s not heated properly it will cause instability.
For external use only.
Directions: Mix up to 3% with your carrier oil and fragrance prior to adding to dry ingredients in bath bombs for foam
Non-Genetically Engineered organic
Botanical Name- Derived from Soy Beans (Glycine max) Extraction- Gummed Soybeans
Insoluble in cold water.
Shelf life- 18 months
Country of Origin: USA
Lecithin Organic Liquid