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Stearic Acid – Cosmetic Grade

Stearic acid has several chemical properties that allows the manufacture of cosmetic products. Stearic acid has the ability to retain moisture on the surface of the skin and considered as an emmolient. In Tradeasia, we offer our finest cosmetic grade stearic acid with the highest quality and affordable pricing. 

Manufacturing Process

The manufacturing of the triple based commercial grade of stearic acid is conducted by compression method. The fat and oil is hydrolyzed in high pressure and temperature to produce chains of fatty acid and glycerol. The product is purified by washing and distillation before undergoing compression to remove oleic acid. The compression is done in several stages and each stage yields different purities. The triple pressed method offers the highest purities of stearic acid in comparison with the double and single pressed process. Cosmetic grades are required to have the highest purity; therefore, all cosmetic gradings undergoes the triple pressed stage process. 


Emulsifying agent

Stearic acid emulsifying properties reduce water surface tension to prevent separation between oil and water. The compound helps to maintain the smooth and creamy texture of personal care products. 


Stearic acid is considered as a reliable cleanser. The compound binds oil and water together that usually separates. Facial cleansers utilize stearic acid to eliminate remaining dirt and oil on the surface of the skin. 


Stearic acid has a masking properties that covers unpleasant odour in cosmetic products by suppressing the source compound. 


Stearic acid provides the oil needed on the surface of the skin to form a layer of lipids. The layer inhibits water evaporation and helps to moisturize the skin.


Origin Malaysia

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