Simple esters: Compare and contrast!

Wow, it’s taken a while, but we made it to the end of the simple esters series. So far in this series, we’ve taken a look at these solid, simple esters… Myristyl myristate Cetyl palmitate Cetyl rincinoleate Cetyl esters Stearyl palmitate Cetearyl olivate Lauryl Laurate …and I thought we could compare them so you could…...

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Esters: Lauryl Laurate, simple ester

Wow, this is the last of the simple esters we’ll be reviewing in this series! We’ll compare them in a chart, and take a look at some formulas in which we could use them. The next topic in the series? Guerbet esters! Yay!  Lauryl Laurate is a simple ester derived from lauryl alcohol and lauric acid…...

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Ester: Cetearyl olivate (simple ester)

Cetearyl olivate is an ester that’s derived from Cetearyl Alcohol – which is a combination of cetyl alcohol (16 carbon) and stearyl alcohol (18 carbon) – reacting with olive oil, which is a mixture of fatty acids that have been esterified, like cetearyl palmitate, cetearyl oleate, cetearyl stearate, and so on. (It’s like cetyl esters in…...

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Esters: Stearyl palmitate, simple ester

We took some time away from the ester series over the holidays, but it’s time to get back to learning more about these awesome non-greasy, silky, glidy emollients. Let’s take a look at another simple ester, stearyl palmitate. As a note, you can find all the posts from this series in the emollients section of the blog…....

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Esters: Making a light and non-greasy ECOCERT hand & body lotion with simple esters – part four, the formula

First we took a look at the emulsifiers and simple esters we could use to make this formula, then we created the heated oil phase. We created a water phase and chose our preservative, so there’s nothing left to do but create that formula! BASIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING A LOTION WITH RITAMULSE SCG  1. Weigh…...

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Esters: Making a light and non-greasy ECOCERT hand & body lotion with simple esters – part three, water phase and preservatives

On Thursday, we took a look at the emulsifiers and simple esters we could use to make this formula, then yesterday we created the heated oil phase. Today, let’s take a look at the water phase and preservatives we might use. When I make a lotion, I always include 0.5% allantoin in the heated water phase…....

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Esters: Making a light and non-greasy ECOCERT hand & body lotion with simple esters – part two, choosing the oil phase

Catch up on this series: Part one, the chemistry and nomenclature of esters; part two, types of esters and their sensory characteristics; and part three, chemistry of the sensory characteristics. We also took a look at the hydrolysis of esters, and simple esters!  The other day, we took a look at the emulsifiers and simple esters…...

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Esters: Making a light and non-greasy ECOCERT hand & body lotion with simple esters

Catch up on this series: Part one, the chemistry and nomenclature of esters; part two, types of esters and their sensory characteristics; and part three, chemistry of the sensory characteristics. We also took a look at the hydrolysis of esters, and simple esters!  The other day, we met this lovely, silky, non-greasy, naturally compliant simple ester…...

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Esters: Cetyl ricinoleate – simple ester

Catch up on this series: Part one, the chemistry and nomenclature of esters; part two, types of esters and their sensory characteristics; and part three, chemistry of the sensory characteristics. We also took a look at the hydrolysis of esters, and simple esters!  Cetyl ricinoleate is derived from ricinoleic acid from castor oil, so it’s a palm-free…...

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Esters: Using cetyl palmitate as a substitute for fatty alcohols and acids (part two)

Catch up on this series: Part one, the chemistry and nomenclature of esters; part two, types of esters and their sensory characteristics; and part three, chemistry of the sensory characteristics. We also took a look at the hydrolysis of esters, and simple esters!  The other day, we met cetyl palmitate, a simple waxy, flaky, oil soluble…...

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