Enhancing the Feel of Vegetable Oils with Silicone

As consumer interest in natural ingredients continues to grow, along with the demand for novel textures and product forms, the use of vegetable oils in personal care formulations is increasing. In fact, the consumption of natural oils in Europe is forecasted to grow at about 5% during the next five years.1 Although these natural ingredients offer distinct benefits including emolliency, gloss and lubricity,2 they also challenge formulators to provide easy application and pleasant aesthetics without a greasy or oily feel.

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