Potassium Stearate is potassium salt of stearic acid used as an emulsifying agent in production of detergents, foods, cosmetics and consumer goods. Potassium Stearate is fine, white Powder that has a fatty odor, crystalline Powder and soluble in hot water . Potassium Stearate is used as cleansing agent and emulsifier. Used in cosmetics and beauty products to stabilize formulas, increasing thickness, or add lubricating properties. It assist in keeping a formula from separating into oil and liquid components.
It is used in skin care and hair care products like eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara, lipsticks, blushers, face Powders, foundations, less often in perfumes and deodorants.