Esters, Lipid Specialities


A natural, sustainable texture agent and emollient, bringing distinct sensory properties to cosmetic formulations. Provides melting sensation, softness, creaminess and spreadability.


Caprilis oil

Caprilis or fractionated coconut oil is a non-greasy, light textured, penetrating and very stable emollient. It is versatile, it can be included in many cosmetic formulations, is suitable for combination, oily or...



Natural origin cutting-edge light emollient with a pleasant, dry, silky skin feel and a superior sensorial profile. Spreads very quickly, gives finesse and performance in skin and hair care applications.


Dicaprylyl Carbonate

An innovative, natural origin, fast-spreading, dry emollient that can significantly improve the sensory performance of cosmetic formulations. Light emollient for modern skin care concepts.


Isoamyl Laurate

High spreading, light emollient fully based on renewable sources, ideal for natural formulations with a light & non-sticky skin feel. A natural choice for your beauty routine.



Pure lanolin with strong emollient properties, reduces TEWL, protects and repairs dry, scaly or damaged skin. Naturally reinforces the skins barrier function, it is widely used in cosmetic applications.


Myristyl Myristate

Vegetable based non-greasy solid emollient with high purity and good oxidative stability, gives body to emulsions, leaves a caring and soft skin feel, improves the aesthetics of emulsions. Creates creams with rich but...


Olive Squalane

An exceptional emollient derived from olive oil, is a premium natural oil with a silky, non-greasy touch. Valuable in a wide range of cosmetic applications, particularly in classy, high-end products.

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Esters, lipid specialities

At Ellemental, we understand the importance of using natural and vegan ingredients in cosmetic formulations. That's why we offer a range of esters derived from natural sources, such as plant-based oils, making them suitable for vegan and clean beauty products.

Our natural and vegan esters are carefully selected for their unique properties and effectiveness in skincare products. We source our ingredients ethically and sustainably, ensuring that they meet the highest quality standards.

Origins of esters and lipid specialities

Esters are organic compounds formed by the reaction between an alcohol and an acid. They can be naturally occurring or synthetically produced. In the case of lipid specialities, they are derived from fatty acids found in plants, animals or microorganisms. Both esters and lipid specialities have been used for centuries in various applications, but their use in cosmetics has gained traction in recent years due to the growing demand for natural and vegan products.

Properties of esters and lipid specialities

Esters and lipid specialities possess unique properties that make them valuable ingredients in cosmetic formulations. They are lightweight, non-greasy and have a pleasant texture on the skin. These compounds also have emollient, moisturizing and conditioning properties, making them suitable for various skincare products such as lotions, creams and serums.

Uses in the cosmetics industry

Esters and lipid specialities have a wide range of applications in the cosmetics industry. They are commonly used as emulsifiers, thickeners, solvents and fragrances in various formulations. With their excellent moisturizing and conditioning properties, they are also popular in hair care products such as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks.

Furthermore, esters and lipid specialities can act as natural preservatives, making them a desirable option for manufacturers looking to create more sustainable and eco-friendly products.

Benefits for the skin and hair

Esters and lipid specialities offer numerous benefits for both skin and hair. As mentioned earlier, their moisturizing and conditioning properties make them ideal ingredients for skincare and haircare products. They are also known to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging properties, making them valuable in combating common skin concerns such as dryness, sensitivity and signs of aging.

Additionally, esters and lipid specialities have a high compatibility with the skin's natural oils, making them gentle and non-irritating for all skin types.

Are esters and lipid specialities for you?

If you are looking for natural and vegan cosmetic products that not only offer effective results but also have a low risk of adverse reactions, then esters and lipid specialities may be the perfect choice for you. With their unique properties, versatile applications, and numerous benefits for the skin and hair, they are steadily gaining recognition in the cosmetics industry.

Whether you are a manufacturer or a consumer, consider incorporating esters and lipid specialities into your cosmetic routine for a healthier, more sustainable option. So let's embrace the power of nature with these amazing ingredients! Together, we can make a positive impact on our health and the environment through conscious choices in cosmetics. Stay natural, stay beautiful.

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