Sodium stearoyl glutamate is a hypoallergenic, amino acid-based emulsifier that helps to blend the oil and water together in a cosmetic formulation. It helps to condition the skin and the hair. It also acts as a surfactant in higher amounts. It’s sodium part makes it an amino acid salt and it is non-irritating in nature. It is considered as natural, and environmentally friendly.
》What is SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE used for?
Sodium stearoyl glutamate is used as a conditioner, emulsifier, and a cleansing agent.
＊Skin care: As a skin conditioner, it works at a pH range similar to that of the skin and thus provides a gentle yet effective moisturization. It also maintains a good skin condition when used as a cleanser
＊Hair care: It works as a mild, anionic, non-comedogenic cleansing agent which is biodegradable. It is compatible with a wide range of other ingredients, including electrolytes, UV-reflecting solids, and preservatives. It cleanses mildly without leaving a dry or coarse feel on the hair
Sodium stearoyl glutamate is produced from glutamic acid and plant (palm or coconut) fatty acids.
》Safety Profile of SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE
Sodium stearoyl glutamate is determined to be safe for use in cosmetics.