Esters!

Welcome to this new page about esters. I’ve created it to make it easier to find the posts for this series as I’ve written quite a lot on this topic already.

NEW ESTER SERIES – NOVEMBER 2019

Part one, the chemistry and nomenclature of esters

Part two, types of esters and their sensory characteristics

Part three, chemistry of the sensory characteristics

Esters: The hydrolysis of esters

SIMPLE ESTERS

LIST OF SIMPLE ESTERS

Simple esters

Simple ester: Cetyl Palmitate

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

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

Simple ester: Myristyl myristate

Simple ester: Cetyl esters

Simple ester: Cetyl Ricinoleate

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

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

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

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

Simple ester: Stearyl palmitate

Ester: Cetearyl olivate (simple ester)

Simple ester: Lauryl Laurate

Simple esters: Compare and contrast!

Simple esters: Creating lotion bars with simple esters

Simple esters: Creating lip balms with esters (part one) – the formula

Simple esters: Creating lip balms with esters (part two) – testing the tubes

Simple esters: Creating lip balms with esters (part three) – testing the jars

 

GUERBET ESTERS & DI-GUERBET ESTERS

LIST OF THESE ESTERS

Cetearyl ethylhexanoate (made with Guerbet fatty acid, not alcohol)

Ethylhexyl cocoate

Ethylhexyl olivate (Sensolene)

Ethylhexyl palmitate (octyl palmitate)

Ethylhexyl stearate

Hexyldecyl stearate (Eutanol G16S)

 

Esters: Guerbet alcohol esters (introduction)

PAST POSTS ON ESTERS

Better living through chemistry: Esters

The chemistry of esters

Spreadability, tackiness & greasiness

Esters & fragrances(updated)

What are PEG- esters?

What are PPG- esters?

 

SPECIFIC ESTER POSTS

C12-15 alkyl benzoate (aka EmEster or Crodamol AB)

Cetearyl ethylhexanoate

Cetyl esters

Coco caprylate (silicone replacement)

Cromollient SCE

Cromollient SCE akaDi-PPG-2 myeth-10 adipate

Crothix

Ethylhexyl palmitate

Glycol distearate

Isopropyl myristate (IPM)

Isopropyl palmitate (IPP)

PEG-7 olivate

PPG-2 myristyl ether propionate (aka Crodamol PMP)

PPG-3 benzyl ether myristate (aka Crodamol STS)

PEG-50 shea butter

Super Sterol Esters (or C10-30 cholesterol esters)

PEG-6 caprylic/capric triglycerides – NEW!

LuxGlide/LexFeel N5 – silicone replacement – NEW!

LuxGlide/LexFeel N350 – silicone replacement – NEW!

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