Emulsifiers for natural and sustainable cosmetics - Durosoft

Latest News Calendar Date 26/02/2019
Emulsifiers for natural and sustainable cosmetics - Durosoft

Raising Demand for Sustainable Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Natural and Organic Cosmetics and Personal Care products are continuing to grow and inspire customer purchasing decisions. New product developments in the personal care industry globally are focusing on natural ingredients, especially in skincare, with “free from” chemical claims becoming more apparent. This trend has also something to do with people embracing a more healthy and sustainability-focused lifestyle.

The global natural and organic market is valued at $11.5Bn and expect to grow at a CAGR of 11.1% up to 2026, according to PR Newswire. Such strong growth is being driven by consumer awareness on the use of synthetic chemicals and the increasing importance of environmentally viable products.

Transparency surrounding sourcing methods, production, ingredients and overall sustainability practices is key to maintaining loyalty and repeat business from existing and future customers.


With rising demand for natural and organic products, there is a growing need for natural and sustainable ingredients. According to Grandviewresearch, the global organic personal care ingredients market size was estimated at $7.25 billion in 2017 and projected to reach USD 11.1 billion by 2025, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.5%.

With this in mind, Stephenson has added a range of sustainable emulsifiers - Durosoft® to their growing portfolio of personal care ingredients, to offer more options for brands and contract manufacturers more solutions for the production of natural and sustainable cosmetics and personal care products.

Durosoft range of sustainable emulsifiers

Durosoft® is a range of naturally derived Monoglyceryl and Polyglyceryl Esters, suitable for a variety of product applications across cosmetic and personal care uses. These ingredients could be used for creams, lotions, and foaming oil-based formulations offering specific value to producers with a need to make sustainable raw material claims.

What makes Durosoft® range unique is the patent-pending technology which provides a wide HLB range of 4-14 for a greater stability profile.

This diverse product range also includes natural and RSPO Segregated (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) certified ingredients covering a wide range of HLB values that can be used in combination with each other to achieve the specific required HLB of a formulation. All of the ingredients are skin friendly, PEG and EO free with no deleterious effect on temperature sensitive ingredients.

Durosoft range of natural emulsifiers

Advantages of formulating with Durosoft®

  • Esters that are compatible with oil and water phases
  • No deleterious effect on temperature sensitive ingredients
  • Enables brand owners to make sustainable and natural finished product claims
  • The portfolio covers a wide HLB range of 4 – 14 and our ingredients can be used in combination with each other to achieve the required HLB of a formulation
  • Electrolyte tolerant

Download our Brochure Below for more information and product guide.

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