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Weightless Lotion

No. 3005

In this formulation for a weightless lotion, featured emulsifiers include Colonial Monolaurin MB and Cola®Lipid ST for their dual-benefits of emolliency and skin-conditioning so you can get soft, smooth skin without a heavy cream. This moisturizer works great as a lightweight body lotion in the summer months or as a face cream year-round.


Order INCI Name Trade Name Percent Function
Water Water qs to 100.00
Glycerin Glycerin 5.00
Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate Dissolvine® GL-47-S ¹ 0.20
Glyceryl Laurate Colonial Monolaurin MB 3.00
Stearamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate Cola®Lipid ST 2.50
Dimethicone Xiameter PMX-200 100 cSt ² 2.50
Caprylic-Capric Triglycerides Jarchem™ MCT M-5 ³ 1.25
Cetyl Alcohol Lanette O ⁴ 2.00
Fragrance Fragrance 0.15
Preservative Preservative qs


  1. In primary vessel, combine phase A ingredients and heat to 65 – 70°C.
  2. In a separate vessel, combine phase B ingredients and heat to 65 – 70°C.
  3. Once both phases are at temperature and uniform, slowly add phase B to phase A.
  4. Briefly homogenize, then cool to 45 – 50°C.
  5. Add remaining phase C ingredients.
  6. Use additional homogenization if necessary to achieve desired viscosity.


Appearance: Opaque
pH: 6.0 – 7.0
Viscosity: 25,000 – 35,000 cP


1AkzoNobel, 2Dow, 3Jarchem Innovative Ingredients, 4BASF

This formulation is intended for use as a generic starting formula and may be modified as needed. This formulation is for developmental use only. Not intended for resale.