VARISOFT® EQ 65 is a green, readily biodegradable cationic or positively charged ester quat derived from stearic acid and combined with cetearyl alcohol to act as a thickener and conditioning agent for emulsions and hair care products. Varisoft makes formulates super light lotions and conditioners.
Hair care products made with 2% Varisoft EQ 65 offer excellent rinse-ability, increased ease of styling, and increased gloss when compared to 2% Behentrimonium Chloride, and increased hair volume, bounce, dry and wet feel along with dry and wet combing compared to 2% Cetrimonium Chloride. Compared to alkyl quats like Behentrimonium Methosulfate or Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, conditioners made with Varisoft EQ 65 weigh hair down less. Not recommended for bleached, dyed, chemically processed or damaged hair. Try our BTMS products for this
• Substantive to hair and skin
• Improves detangling and wet combing of hair
• Provides good wet feel of hair
• Superior dry combing and dry feel of hair
• Substantive to skin for good water resistance
• Cationic emulsifier for skin care emulsions
ECOcert and COSMOS certified Green
Recommended usage: 1 - 10% in the water phase heated to approximately 75C.
Varisoft EQ 65 can hydrolyze at pH levels of higher than 5, therefore the pH of the product should be adjusted to pH 4 to 4.5 with a 50% citric acid solution at the end of processing.
INCI: Distearoylethyl Dimonium Chloride, Cetearyl Alcohol