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Lanolin - Semi-Solid
Lanolin - Semi-Solid


Product Code: LNLN-ES

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4 oz Net Wt [$12.72]
7.5 oz Net Wt [$23.32]
15 oz Net Wt [$42.40]
30 oz Net Wt [$67.84]
60 oz Net Wt [$101.76]
120 oz Net Wt [$169.60]

Description Ingredients & Technical Information Formulation and Usage Information

What is the difference between lanolin liquid and lanolin semi-solid?

The semi-solid Lanolin contains complete solid lanolin and a percentage of wool conditioning oils. That's what makes it smooth and "spreadable". Liquid Lanolin has been centrifuged to have the solid wax particles removed from the lanolin. That's why it is clear. Both are just fine for lanolizing. The solid can be scented, the liquid cannot. The liquid is usually slight cheaper, because it lacks the wax portion of the lanolin molecule.

Lanolin, acts as a skin ointment, water-proofing wax, and raw material.

Liquid Lanolin is produced from lanolin that is subjected to low temperature fractional crystallization to isolate the liquid esters of regular anhydrous lanolin. The color and odor of lanolin make it ideal for use in lip care products where color is important. It can be used as a substitute for mineral oil in any type of skin care oil or formulation. It provides superior emolliency and protection from epidermal moisture loss.

Lanolin is great in balms, hair treatments and conditioners, body oils, bath oils, rich creams and other products where high emolliency is needed.

It acts as a waterproofing wax, and recent studies indicate that antibiotics are also present in the lanolin.

Lanolin is chiefly a mixture of cholesterol and the esters of several fatty acids.

Lanolin is used commercially in a great many products ranging from rust-preventative coatings to cosmetics to lubricants. Some sailors use lanolin to create a slippery surface on their propellers and stern gear to which barnacles cannot adhere.

Its water-repellent properties make it valuable as a lubricant grease where corrosion would otherwise be a problem, particularly on stainless steel, which becomes less vulnerable to corrosion when starved of oxygen.

Using cosmetic products which contain too much lanolin can result in an allergic reaction to the chemical in some people.

Lanolin is used as a cream to soothe skin and breastfeeding mothers use Lanolin on sore and cracked nipples. Lanolin can also be used to treat chapped lips, diaper rash, dry skin, itchy skin, rough feet, minor cuts, minor burns and skin abrasions. As an ointment basis, it readily absorbs through skin, facilitating absorption of the medicinal chemicals it carries.

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