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Unlocking the Beauty Benefits: Harnessing Sorbitol's Humectant Properties for Your Personal Care Applications


DKSH Performance Materials is excited to provide a limited time offer for LIQUID SORBITOL 70% NON CRYSTALLISING (INDIAN SOURCE) for Personal Care formulations!


Sorbitol is well-known for its its potent humectant properties in non-crystallizing form. This means that sorbitol can significantly elevate the performance of various personal care products. Let's explore how sorbitol can be strategically across several applications to boost hydration, ensuring soft and healthy skin and hair.


Moisturizers and Lotions

Sorbitol's ability to pull moisture to the skin makes it an ideal ingredient for moisturizers and creams, enhancing hydrating effects, and ensuring the skin stays moisturized for a longer period of time. This not only maintains softness and suppleness but also helps to preserve the skin’s natural barrier against environmental stressors.


Creams and Balms

Within creams and balms, sorbitol acts as a critical humectant, preventing the formulation from drying out. This ensures that the product can provide long-lasting hydration to the skin, combating dryness and leaving the skin feeling nourished and rejuvenated.


Shampoos and Conditioners

Sorbitol's benefits extend to hair care, where it can be used in shampoos and conditioners to great effect.. Sorbitol moisturizes the scalp and hair, reducing dryness and brittleness and encouraging healthier, more robust hair. This is especially effective in environments that tend to sap moisture from the hair.


Body Washes and Shower Gels

Integrating sorbitol into body washes and shower gels can significantly improve their moisturizing capabilities. This ensures that cleansing does not remove the skin's natural oils, leaving it rejuvenated, moisturized, and soft to the touch after showering.


Lip Balms and Lipsticks

Sorbitol is a key ingredient in lip care products such as balms and lipsticks. It helps prevent drying and chapping by providing essential moisture, keeping lips smooth and hydrated throughout the day.


After-Sun Products

The soothing effect of sorbitol in after-sun products is remarkable.It moisturizes and soothes the skin after sun exposure, offering relief from sunburn while preventing peeling and dryness, thus maintaining the skin's elasticity and health.


When incorporating sorbitol into personal care formulations, it's crucial to consider its compatibility with other  components and the appropriate concentration to achieve the desired moisturizing effects while avoiding unwanted reactions. Emphasizing the significance of extensive formulation and safety testing to ensure that the final product not only functions properly but is also safe for consumer use.


Sorbitol's numerous advantages make it a prominent ingredient in the personal care industry. Its ability to retain moisture and provide long-lasting hydration across a wide range of products highlights its versatility and effectiveness. By leveraging sorbitol's humectant properties, brands can significantly improve the hydrating qualities of their products, offering consumers solutions that keep their skin and hair healthy, hydrated, and resilient against the challenges of environmental exposure and daily life.


Given the numerous benefits and applications of sorbitol in personal care formulations,  DKSH Performance Materials is excited to provide a limited time offer for LIQUID SORBITOL 70% NON CRYSTALLISING (INDIAN SOURCE). Click here to explore the promotion details and to connect with DKSH's experts for personalized consultation and support in optimizing your formulations with sorbitol.

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