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Diheptyl Succinate and Capryloyl Glycerin Sebacic Acid Copolymer
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Diheptyl Succinate and Capryloyl Glycerin Sebacic Acid Copolymer

(ˌ)dī-(ˈ)hep¦til\ \ ˈsək-sə-ˌnāt\ and 'kaprə-lə-ˌwil\ ˈglis-rən\ si-ˈba-sik\ ˈa-səd\ (ˌ)kō-ˈpä-lə-mər Naturally Derived

What is Diheptyl Succinate and Capryloyl Glycerin Sebacic Acid Copolymer

Diheptyl succinate and capryloyl glycerin sebacic acid copolymer is a biodegradable liquid that mimics the properties of silicone emollients and is a significant plant-derived alternative to dimethicone.[1,2] The ingredient is derived from castor oil and coconut oil.[3]

What Diheptyl Succinate and Capryloyl Glycerin Sebacic Acid Copolymer does in our products

Diheptyl succinate and capryloyl glycerin sebacic acid copolymer improves the creaminess of products, enhances hair texture and shine, and produces a slick, frictionless feeling that leaves hair feeling smooth, moisturized and easy to comb.[4] It can also reduce the greasy feel of other kinds of oils.[5] It is often found in hair conditioner, lotion, lip balm, and sunscreen products.[6]

Which products include Diheptyl Succinate and Capryloyl Glycerin Sebacic Acid Copolymer

Natural Conditioner

How Diheptyl Succinate and Capryloyl Glycerin Sebacic Acid Copolymer made

Diheptyl succinate is manufactured via the pyrolysis of castor oil and from fermentation. Capryloyl glycerin sebacic acid is manufactured in part by oxidizing castor oil.[7]

Why we use Diheptyl Succinate and Capryloyl Glycerin Sebacic Acid Copolymer

We use diheptyl succinate and capryloyl glycerin sebacic acid copolymer because it is a breakthrough, natural substitute for dimethicone and silicone fluids. Whole Foods has deemed the ingredient acceptable in its body care and cleaning product quality standards.[8,9]