What is menthyl pca

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Last updated on May 27, 2019

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EVERCOOL SKIN ™

  • INCI: Menthyl PCA, Lactamide MEA, Menthane Carboxamide Ethylpyridine
  • Use concentration: 1-4%
  • Conservation: none
  • Appearance: liquid
  • Color: yellowish to brown
  • Odor: None

EVERCOOL SKIN ™ was identified in a special process from over 700 tested molecules as the latest cooling agent, which has a 30 times stronger effect than menthol. The new, patented cooling substance is able to activate skin temperature receptors and trigger a nerve impulse that leads to a cooling sensation. The active ingredient EVERCOOL SKIN ™ offers the perfect cooling ingredient that provides a long-lasting feeling of freshness. EVERCOOL SKIN ™ and a placebo were diluted in a 50:50 water-ethanol solution. The mixture was applied to the forearm of 25 participants. There was a clearly noticeable cooling effect. This could still be detected 2 hours after the application.
Formulation tips: Formulation at <50 ° C; Add to the alcohol phase (alcohol-soluble) at the end of the formulation by carefully stirring in; pH value: 2–12; compatible with alcohol, perfumes and surfactants; not soluble in water.
EVERCOOL SKIN ™ is a Givaudan product

Skin care:

  • Deodorants
  • Refreshing body and face lotions
  • Lipsticks and lip gloss
  • After shave

Hair care:

KOKO ™ ML PLUS

  • INCI: Menthyl Lactate, Mentha Haplocalix Extract
  • Application concentration: 0.1–1%
  • Conservation: none
  • Appearance: liquid
  • Color: colorless
  • Odor: Typical mint odor
  • Certificates: potentially NaTrue-compliant, COSMOS-compliant

Made from menthol (of vegetable origin), lactic acid (obtained through fermentation) and an extract from Chinese mint. Active ingredient with a cooling effect. Versatile in cosmetic products where a cooling effect is required. Due to their molecular structure, the molecules can bind to the skin's heat receptors and thus create a cooling feeling on the skin without actually reducing the skin temperature. Compared to Menthyl Lactate and Menthol, KOKO ML Plus is much more effective. Soluble in mineral oils, ethanol, insoluble in water. For rinse-off and leave-on products: facial cleansers, shampoos, gels, shaving products, sun care, skin care, body spray, lip care, deodorant, foot care products.

Skin care:

  • Lotions
  • Cleaning masks
  • Deodorants
  • Cooling products
  • Soap
  • Pre / after shave
  • Lip care
  • Foot care

Hair care:
  • shampoo
  • Scalp treatment

KOKO ™ ML-40

  • INCI: Menthyl Lactate
  • Application concentration: 0.1–2%
  • Conservation: none
  • Appearance: powder (solid up to 25 °)
  • Color: colorless to white
  • Odor: Slight mint odor
  • Certificates: COSMOS-compliant, potentially NaTrue-compliant

KOKO ™ ML-40 powder is synthesized from natural menthol (from Chinese mint) and lactic acid (obtained by fermentation, GMO-free). Also available as a liquid product KOKO ™ ML Plus. Alcohol-free active ingredient with a cooling effect. Due to their molecular structure, the molecules can bind to the skin's heat receptors and thus create a cooling feeling on the skin without actually reducing the skin temperature. Evidenced by two in-vivo studies (lotion with 1.5% KOKO ™ ML-40 versus lotion without KOKO ™ ML-40, in a second study lotion with 0.4% KOKO ™ ML-40 versus lotion with 0.4% Menthol). The product is alcohol-free and is suitable for use in a variety of cosmetic products where a cooling effect is desired. Soluble in cosmetic oils, fragrances, oils, ethanol / ethanol-water mixture, glycols. Insoluble in water.

Skin care:

  • Pre / after shave
  • Deodorants
  • Lotions
  • Soap
  • Cleaning masks
  • Cooling products

Hair care:
  • shampoo
  • Scalp treatment

QUESTICE LIQUID

  • INCI: Menthyl PCA
  • Use concentration: 0.5–2%
  • Conservation: none
  • Appearance: liquid
  • Color: Slightly yellow to pink
  • Odor: None

Questice Liquid is a cooling agent that has a long-lasting cooling effect. The additional advantage of the active ingredient is its skin-caring properties. Questice Liquid is very mild and has no odor of its own. If the skin is warmed up and perspiration (perspiration) is increased, Questice Liquid is hydrolyzed by natural skin enzymes and converted to menthol. This creates a cooling, long-lasting feeling on the skin. In addition, the hydrolysis produces pyrrolidone carboxylic acid (PCA), which nourishes the skin as a natural moisturizer. In an in vivo study, the long-lasting cooling effect of 1.7% Questice Liquid was demonstrated for up to 8 hours. Formulation tips: Preferably at temperature <80 ° C; Incorporate by stirring into the perfume fraction or into the ethanolic fraction. A solvent is only required for aqueous systems; pH value: 2–12
QUESTICE LIQUID is a Givaudan product

Skin care:

  • Deodorants
  • Body spray
  • invigorating shower gel
  • Foot powder
  • Foundations
  • Gel for tired legs
  • after shave
  • Anti-cellulite creams
  • cooling lipstick
  • Sun products

Hair care:
  • shampoo
  • Anti dandruff shampoo

QUESTICE PLUS

  • INCI: Menthyl PCA, Menthol, Dipropylene Glycol
  • Use concentration: 1–2%
  • Conservation: none
  • Appearance: viscous liquid
  • Color: pale yellow to pink
  • Odor: mentholic

Questice Plus is a cooling agent that has a long-lasting cooling effect. For more information see active ingredient Questice Liquid.
QUESTICE PLUS is a Givaudan product

Skin care:

  • Deodorants
  • Body spray
  • Foot powder
  • Foundations
  • Gel for tired legs
  • invigorating shower gel
  • after shave
  • Anti-cellulite cream
  • cooling lipstick
  • Sun products

Hair care:
  • shampoo
  • Anti dandruff shampoo