BergaSom Sun 75 H
INCI: Hydrogenated LecithinProduct Categories: Conditioning Agent, Dispersant, Stabilizer
BergaSom Sun 75 H is a hydrogenated phosphatidylcholine from sunflower. It is used to produce liposomes, nanoemulsions as well as stabilize emulsions and for skin protection.
To obtain BergaSom Sun 75 H, the double bonds of the fatty acids are hydrogenated. During hydrogenation, the unsaturated linoleic acid is converted into saturated stearic acid. In general, hydrogenated phosphatidylcholine is less subjected to oxidation.
Phosphatidylcholine is a fraction of lecithin and consists of choline, phosphate, glycerol and two fatty acid chains. It’s a natural and fundamental part of all cell membranes. The linoleic acid and choline it contains are important substances that the human body cannot synthesize on its own. Phosphatidylcholine has an important part in skin protection in cosmetic applications. The ability for lecithins to create a double layer around water droplets and a monolayer around oil droplets allow it to be used in various formulations as well as for stabilization purposes.
Liposomes are a common transportation system for sensitive active ingredients used in cosmetic industry. Phosphatidylcholine spontaneously forms double membranes and when energy is introduced, spherical vesicles are formed which are then surrounded by the double membranes. This makes it possible to use water-soluble ingredients in the vesicles or oil-soluble substances between the lipid layers.
Features & Benefits of BergaSom Sun 75 H
- Skin protection (stabilizes the TEWL)
- Improves the stratum corneum
- Hair Care
- Skin Care
- Baby Care
- Body Care
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