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Gattefossé has developed Emulium® Kappa MB to answer formulators’ need for a multifunctional PEG-free emulsifier of natural origin that yields stable emulsions; offers the added value of greater activity; and creates a unique sensorial identity.


Oil-in-water emulsions based on Emulium® Kappa MB are very glossy and have a rich and luxurious feel. They are easy to apply, have a long play time, create a sensation of comfort, are softly textured (comparable to silicone elastomers), and exert a remarkable, lasting cushion effect—for baby-soft, replumed skin.


PEG-free emulsifier derived from natural waxes:
Candelilla wax is a good thickener and is renowned for its ability to retain water.
Rice bran was chosen for its sensorial qualities—softness and powdery touch—and for its specific, reproducible composition.
Jojoba wax, liquid at room temperature, offers softness and spreadability.


Sensory profile:

  • very glossy, rich, and luxurious textures
  • long play time
  • extreme softness
  • cushiony feel


allows the creation of voluptuous O/W cream
possesses sensorial qualities similar to those of silicone elastomers
truly active textures and natural moisturizing efficacy of hydrophilized wax complex and SSL (formation of a protective lipid film preventing transepidermal water loss; instrumental test)

  • INCI

    Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters (and) Glyceryl Stearate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • PEG-free
    • emulsifier derived from natural waxes
    • Active textures — moisturization
    • Cushion feel
  • Function

    texturizing agent; O/W emulsifier
  • Application

    • Skin care - day or night creams, naturally moisturizing
    • Anti-aging creams, “green” lines
    • Supple creams, thick creams
  • Packaging

    5 kg
    or 25 kg PE bag in cardboard box(CCC).

  • Shelf life

    3 years

  • Certifications & Compliance

    • COSMOS / Ecocert (Approved)
    • NPA certified
    • NSF compliant
    • Listed on IECIC 2021
    • RSPO Mass Balance certified
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