ProLipid™ 161 lamellar gel INCI Name: Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Behenyl Alcohol (and) Hydroxyethyl Cetearamidopropyldimonium Chloride
ProLipid 161 lamellar gel is a structurizing ingredient composed of vegetal-based amphiphilic compounds that enhances formulation texture and stability. The cetearyl and behenyl alcohols function as an emulsion stabilizer, binder, viscosity-increasing agent and opacifying agent. The hydroxyethyl cetearamidopropyldimonium chloride is the quaternary compound providing antistatic properties and super-conditioning benefits.
ProLipid 161 lamellar gel has superior conditioning benefits in both leave-on and rinse-off products. It is suitable for treatment applications targeting damaged and chemically treated hair. In rinse-out applications, it delivers a soft feel and allows for effortless wet and dry combing.
Used in conditioners, hair colorants, hair relaxers, hair treatments, mousses, novel stylers, permanent wave solutions, shampoos, and styling creams/lotions.
- Provides moisturization and conditioning to hair
- Ease of wet and dry combing
- Makes hair feels soft and smooth
- Opacifying agent
- Substantive over a broad pH range
Formulations and Solution Properties
Available as white to cream colored flakes
Recommended use levels:
For conditioning: 1.67-6.67 percent by weight