TEGO® Sterol 7-DHC is a natural skin sterol. It is a precursor of Vitamin D3. This product elevates the skin’s protective powers.
This product is soluble in emollients and soluble in non-polar and polar oils. It is not soluble in cosmetic oils but does not show recrystallization in an oil-in-water emulsion at a use level of 0.1%.
TEGO® Sterol 7-DHC has the following benefits:
- Precursor of biosynthesis of both cholesterol and Vitamin D3
- 7-DHC regulates skin cell differentiation and stimulates skin natural antimicrobial peptides
- Protects against damage from UV irradiation; action on melanocytes and melanogenesis; and protection of the hair follicle
It can be used in applications such as:
- Body Care
- Color Cosmetics
- Face & Neck Care
- Hand & Foot Care
- Lip Care
- Mens Care