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72h Moisture (Saccharide Isomerate)

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72h Moisture
INCI Name: Saccharide isomerate, water, citric acid, sodium citrate

Directly from makingcosmetics.com

Description: 72h Moisture (Saccharide Isomerate) is a deeply moisturizing plant-derived ingredient based on its unique composition. It’s similar to that of the carbohydrate complex found in human skin and on its unique ability to bind to skin cells. Provides deep hydration & creates a moisture reservoir that lasts for 72h. ECOCERT approved, NATRUE certification approved. Does not contain preservatives. Water-soluble. pH 4-5. Clear, yellowish slightly viscous liquid.
Properties: 100% natural sugar-based humectant providing excellent moisturizing effects to the skin for extended periods of time (72 hours). Creates a moisture reservoir. Suitable for skin and hair care products.

Use: Add as is to the water phase of the formulas below 60C/ 140F. Typical use level 1-5% for skin care products, 0.2% shampoos and 0.5% conditioners. For external use only.

Applications: All kinds of skin care products such as creams, gels, lotions, and hair care products.

2 thoughts on “72h Moisture (Saccharide Isomerate)

    1. To my understanding, it isn’t affected by dew points. It’s a liquid humectant used primarily for skincare, but can also be added to haircare. I haven’t been able to find any data yet talking about it being affected by the dew points in the air.

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