Calcium Stearate

Calcium Stearate

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Product Name: Calcium Stearate Fine Powder

Purity Grade: Cosmetic Grade

CAS Number: 1592-23-0

Size: 0.01 mm in average

Appearance: fine powder with typical stearate smell

Other Features: Hydrophobic


Calcium stearate is a white, waxy powder that is derived from calcium and stearic acid. It is commonly used in the cosmetic industry as an emulsifier, binder, and stabilizer. Calcium stearate cosmetic grade is specifically formulated to meet the strict purity and quality standards required for use in cosmetic products.

The Benefits of Calcium Stearate Cosmetic Grade

  1. Enhanced Stability: Calcium stearate helps to stabilize emulsions and prevent separation of ingredients, resulting in a longer shelf life for your cosmetic products.

  2. Improved Texture: This ingredient can enhance the texture of your cosmetics, giving them a smooth and luxurious feel that is pleasing to the touch.

  3. Increased Pigment Dispersion: Calcium stearate can improve the dispersion of pigments in your formulations, resulting in more vibrant and long-lasting color payoff.

  4. Oil Absorption: Calcium stearate has excellent oil-absorbing properties, which can help to control shine and keep your skin looking matte throughout the day.

How to Incorporate Calcium Stearate Cosmetic Grade into Your Formulations

  1. Emulsions: Add calcium stearate to your emulsions to improve stability and prevent separation of water and oil phases.

  2. Powdered Products: Incorporate calcium stearate into powdered products, such as pressed powders and eyeshadows, to enhance texture and pigment dispersion.

  3. Creams and Lotions: Use calcium stearate in creams and lotions to improve consistency and ensure a smooth application.

  4. Lipsticks and Lip Balms: Add calcium stearate to lip products to enhance texture and increase the wear time of pigments.

Tips for Working with Calcium Stearate Cosmetic Grade

  • Use in Small Amounts: Calcium stearate is a potent ingredient, so a little goes a long way. Start with small amounts and adjust as needed.

  • Combine with Other Emulsifiers: For optimal stability, consider combining calcium stearate with other emulsifiers in your formulations.

  • Experiment with Ratios: Test different ratios of calcium stearate to other ingredients to find the perfect balance for your specific product.

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