The home of SwiftCraftyMonkey! Join Susan as she obsesses about cosmetic chemistry and other things (some possibly related to monkeys). Often strange, occasionally useful, and always worth a stop as a point of interest on your journey through the Intertron.
Amphophilic ingredients love both water and fats (ampho- = “both sides” and -philic = loving). Emulsifiers for lotions are amphophilic.