Based on naturally derived science, this preservative is highly effective without compromising health issues. As a sides benefit, it also adds moisturizing and conditioning properties to your serum and cosmetic formulations! Its a paraben-free preservative (it won't release formaldehyde into your finished product like paraben based preservatives do). Can be combined with other mild natural preservative's, like Leucidal®, for increased preservative effectiveness.
A water soluble, broad spectrum preservative effective against gram negative pathogens, bacteria, yeast, and fungi. This ingredient only mixes with water (not oil), unless you are using an emulsifier to blend oil and water ingredients together. THIS IS NOT A FINISHED PRODUCT AND IS NOT MEANT TO BE USED DIRECTLY ON THE SKIN! If you are unfamiliar with how to use this item, please call RESURRECTIONbeauty for assistance! A preservative is NOT a substitute for proper sanitation procedures necessary for clean and safe cosmetic production.
Use this preservative in formulations with a pH range of 3 - 6.5.
Usage rate: 0.5 - 2.0% of the water portion of your recipe.
No scent, clear in color.
This preservative is naturally-derived! The components that make up this preservative are:
Propanediol: Naturally produced from non-GMO corn, this component is approved by Eco-Cert, NPA, Health Canada and USDA as a bio-based - all natural derived preservative which is also Kosher certified. It also adds an emollient/moisturizing benefit.
Ethylhexyl glycerin: Derived from glycerin, just as the name sounds. It also adds a skin conditioning benefit. Shown to be as effective as a paraben based preservative but contains ZERO parabens.
Potassium Sorbate: Widely used in certified organic foods like salsa, and other aquatic based foods that tend to mold easily.
INCI: Propanediol (and) ethylhexyl glycerin (and) potassium sorbate
Linatural ™ is a trademark of Lincoln Manufacturing, LLC.
Leucidal® is a trademark of Active Micro Technologies, LLC.