Polysorbate 20 (Cosmetic Grade) 1 litre

Versatile Emulsifier & Solubiliser for Skincare Formula

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Polysorbate 20 (Cosmetic Grade) 1 Litre Versatile Emulsifier and Solubiliser for Skincare Formulations

Introduction to Polysorbate 20: Polysorbate 20 is a multifunctional ingredient widely used in skincare formulations for its emulsifying and solubilizing properties. It serves as a high HLB (Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance) emulsifier, making it ideal for creating stable oil-in-water and water-in-oil emulsions. Our Polysorbate 20 is of high quality, offering excellent performance and versatility in a variety of skincare products.

Product Description: Our Polysorbate 20 comes in a PET bottle with a cap, providing convenience and ease of use in your formulation process. This light golden liquid is highly soluble in water and compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients. It serves as an excellent solubilizer for essential oils, a wetting agent, viscosity modifier, stabilizer, and dispersing agent, making it a valuable addition to your skincare formulations.

  • Type: Polysorbate 20
  • Form: Light Golden Liquid
  • Solubility: Highly soluble in water
  • Appearance: Light golden liquid
  • HLB: 16.7
  • INCI Name: Polysorbate 20

Benefits of Polysorbate 20:

  • Emulsification: Acts as a high HLB emulsifier, facilitating the creation of stable oil-in-water and water-in-oil emulsions in skincare products.
  • Solubilization: Excellent solubilizer for essential oils, allowing for their incorporation into water-based formulations such as linen and room sprays, body sprays, and other products.
  • Wetting Agent: Improves the spreadability and absorption of skincare products on the skin.
  • Viscosity Modifier: Helps to adjust the viscosity of formulations, providing desired texture and consistency.
  • Stabilizer: Enhances the stability of emulsions and suspensions, preventing separation and improving shelf life.
  • Dispersing Agent: Facilitates the dispersion of insoluble particles in formulations, ensuring uniform distribution.

How to Use:

  • Skincare Formulations: Add Polysorbate 20 to your formulation at the recommended usage level of 1-20%. Incorporate it during the emulsification process to ensure uniform dispersion and stability.
  • Solubilization: Use Polysorbate 20 to solubilize essential oils in water-based products by blending them together until fully dissolved.


  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Serums
  • Moisturizers
  • Cleansers
  • Masks
  • Linen and room sprays
  • Body sprays
  • Other water-based products


  • Patch Test: Perform a patch test before using Polysorbate 20 topically to check for any allergic reactions or skin sensitivities.
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to maintain its stability and effectiveness.
  • Consultation: Consult with a skincare professional or formulator for guidance on the appropriate use and concentration of Polysorbate 20 in your formulations.
    (External Only Use)

Conclusion: Polysorbate 20 is a versatile ingredient that plays a crucial role in formulating stable and effective skincare products. Its emulsifying and solubilizing properties make it an essential component in a wide range of formulations, from creams and lotions to linen and room sprays. Incorporate Polysorbate 20 into your skincare formulations to achieve desired texture, stability, and performance.

Disclaimer: Always perform a patch test before using any new skincare product, especially if you have sensitive skin or allergies.


SKU SOP20-1000
Brand Leonardi Laboratories
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.170m
Shipping Height 0.220m
Shipping Length 0.130m
Unit Of Measure ea

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