Creams and lotions made with BTMS Conditioning Emulsifier leave a soft, powdery feel on the skin. Because BTMS Conditioning Emulsifier is substantive to hair, it imparts excellent body and spring and improves wet combing. Due to its extreme mildness, it is suitable for leave-in conditioners. BTMS can be used as sole emulsification system in creams, lotions or hair conditioners. BTMS can also emulsify many silicones (up to 50% in a formulation).
Despite its name, Behentrimonium Methosulfate is non-sulfate, derived from rapeseed oil. Prized for its effective detangling abilities, it’s able to penetrate the hair shaft making it an excellent moisturizer and conditioner, while remaining gentle on the hair and skin, without coating the scalp or causing buildup. It also has hair thickening properties
Melting Range: 60C
BTMS-25 can be substituted for BTMS-50 in conditioners although you may find it slightly less conditioning as it has 25% actives versus 50% actives in the BTMS-50.
Can be utilized in anhydrous systems (no water formulas)
Natural Vegetable Oil Source
INCI: Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol
Cetearyl Alcohol is palm derived
BTMS-25 contains Cetearyl Alcohol and Behentrimonium Methosulfate.BTMS-25 contains 25% BTMS (Behentrimonium Methosulfate).
BTMS-50 contains 50% Behentrimonium Methosulfate. It does not have Cetearyl Alcohol and instead has Cetyl Alcohol and Behenyl Alcohol. BTMS-50 is a premium conditioning emulsifier, yielding top quality products with outstanding detangling and wet comb properties.