cationic self-emulsifier and conditioner. It is ideal
for systems that are
difficult to emulsify such as silicones and can be used
alone as the sole
emulsifier. Because it is cationic it is substantive
to hair and skin. In hair
care it delivers excellent conditioning and improves
wet and dry combing.
In skin care it delivers a soft elegant after feel and
in rinse off products
it facilitates deposition of other nonionic conditioners
moisturizers. Use levels vary with application but are
110%. Where used as the sole emulsifier concentrations
of 5% or
more may be appropriate. Where used in combination with
concentrations of 15% or less may be appropriate.
use levels of 28% or more may be appropriate.
can be made simply heating 510% Gloquat BQ in
water to 80° C.
For silicones such as cyclomethicone or dimethicone
required vary with application from about 5/1 to about