Description: lecithins, hydrogenated
- CAS #: 92128-87-5 | EC #: 295-786-7
- HL is the chopped-up version of lecithin
- Often use to help stabilise other ingredients added to formulas
- Used to also create liposomes- tiny bubbles that carry ingredients to the areas of the skin they are needed
- Helps to restore and enhance the appearance of dry and damage skin
Who can use it?
Based on research found, hydrogenated lecithin is safe to use for all skin types when formulated into a rinse-off formula. For other products it is best to consult with a doctor or trained professional for further advice.
What is Hydrogenated Lecithin?
Hydrogenated lecithin is the smaller “chopped-up” version of Lecithin which is a naturally occurring mixture of oleic acid, palmitic and other minerals all of which help keep the skin balanced. You’ll find this ingredient is blended into a number of different skincare products, especially those used to enhance the appearance of the complexion whilst helping to repair skin damage and areas of dryness to the skin.Often found as a thick liquid form you can expect cleansers, body creams, moisturisers and serums to contain hydrogenated lecithin allowing you to use the best product for your routine and skin type. You will find after a while you are left with an all over supple, hydrated and smoother looking complexion due to the face HL will help stabilise other active ingredients making formulas more effective at having results.
Side effects of Hydrogenated Lecithin
No major side effects known when using hydrogenated lecithin, however can cause some skin irritation if used incorrectly by those with sensitive skin.