SPHINGONY (Sphinganine )


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Evonik PC not available in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont. Evonik PC is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of raw materials, additives, and active ingredients for personal care and color cosmetics industries. They offer a unique range of organic and silicone-based specialties as well as Inorganic Materials for tailor-made system solutions for skin and hair care products including conditioning & hair repair agents, secondary surfactants, rheological additives, pearlizing agents, emollients and emulsifiers, solubilizers, moisturizers, deodorant agents and odor absorbers.


SPHINGONY, the hair cycle balancer! is a unique sphingolipid based on Evonik’s ceramide expertise. SPHINGONY is the trade name for Sphinganine, a naturally occurring, skin-identical sphingolipid. It is produced by fermentation of a unique yeast fermentation, ensuring that Sphinganine features the same stereochemical configuration as found in nature and in human skin. The skin-identical stereochemistry of Sphinganine is of key importance for its biological functions.


  • A unique sphingolipid based on Evonik’sceramide expertise
  • Skin identical stereochemistry
  • Effectively improves the appearance of hair quality
  • Promotes a healthy scalp, resulting in the appearance of voluminous hair


Product Characteristics:

  • White to off-white powder
  • Soluble in alcohols and emollients
  • Recommended usage level: 0.1 – 0.5%


Potential applications

  • Hair tonic
  • Rebalancing leave-in conditioner
  • Multifunctional scalp fluid 










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