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Glyceryl Stearate SE

Glyceryl Stearate SE

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Introducing Glyceryl Stearate SE, an anionic self-emulsifying emulsifier that imparts superior texture and stability to a wide range of cosmetic and personal care products. This versatile emulsifier is perfect for formulating rich creams, lotions, milks and other emollient products, offering both functional and aesthetic enhancements to your skincare line.

Derived from vegetable fats and oils, Glyceryl Stearate SE aligns with eco-friendly and sustainable product development practices. Its biodegradable nature and renewable sourcing options make it an excellent choice for brands looking to minimize their environmental impact.

Incorporate Glyceryl Stearate SE into your cosmetic formulations to achieve unmatched texture, stability, and satisfaction, ensuring your products deliver exceptional performance and quality.

Vegan suitable.

Key Benefits

  • Superior Emulsion Stability: Glyceryl Stearate SE provides excellent stability to oil-in water (O/W) emulsions, ensuring long-lasting product integrity and performance.
  • Luxurious Texture: It contributes to a rich, creamy texture in formulations, delivering a smooth and luxurious feel to the skin that enhances the overall user experience.
  • Enhanced Product Consistency: This emulsifier helps maintain the consistency and viscosity of products, making it ideal for thicker creams and lotions that require substantial yet spreadable texture.
  • Skin Conditioning Properties: Beyond its emulsifying capabilities, Glyceryl Stearate SE leaves the skin feeling soft and conditioned without feeling greasy or heavy.


Glyceryl Stearate SE is an essential ingredient for:

  • Moisturizing Creams
  • Nourishing Lotions
  • Sunscreen Formulations
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Makeup Foundations

Usage Guidelines

  • Compatibility: As an anionic emulsifier, it pairs well with other anionic and non-ionic substances, offering flexibility in developing diverse personal care products.
  • Optimal Processing: Best added to the oil phase of emulsions; it requires heating to fully melt before being combined with the water phase, typically at temperatures around 60-70°C (140-158°F).
  • pH Range Suitability: Performs optimally in formulations with a pH range from 5.5 to 8, providing flexibility in creating a variety of skincare products.
  • HLB Value: Glyceryl Stearate SE has an HLB value of approximately 5.8, making it highly effective in stabilizing oil-in-water emulsions.

Typical Usage Rate

1.0 - 5.0%

INCI Name(s)

Glyceryl Stearate SE


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