Formulation ID: BDI10-3-1117, AstaCos® OL50

Status: Laboratory Formula

Formulation designed to restore and preserve healthy skin, e.g. after cleansing. Provides moisturization, elasticity and best spreadability to skin with refreshing effect when applied. Natural AstaCos© to supply the skin with the “King of Carotenoids“ – the famous astaxanthin. In this application it is used as natural colorant, strong antioxidant and eliminator of free radicals.

PhaseIngredientINCI (EU)Supplier% by weight
A Deionized Water Aqua   71.15
Keltrol CG-SFT Xanthan Gum CP Kelco 0.50
dermosoft® Pentiol eco Pentylene Glycol Evonik Industries 4.00
Amisoft HS-11P(F) Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate Ajinomoto 0.30
dermofeel® GSC Glyceryl Stearate Citrate Evonik Industries 3.00
dermosoft® GMCY Glyceryl Caprylate Evonik Industries 0.50
Lanette 16 Cetyl Alcohol BASF 3.00
Eutanol G Octyldodecanol BASF 6.00
dermofeel® TC-7 Triheptanoin Evonik Industries 6.00
Sheabutter, refined Butyrospermum Parkii Butter Henry Lamotte 5.00
C AstaCos® OL50 Haematococcus Pluvialis Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil BDI-BioLife Science 0.05
Mandarin Oil Red Citrus Reticulata Peel Oil; Limonene Wadi 0.50

Manufacturing Procedure:

  1. Solve components of Phase A in sequence while stirring until clear (t = 70° to 75°C).
  2. Heat up elements of Phase B to 70°C and solve until clear. Disperse AstasCos© before emulsifying in elements of Phase B.
  3. Add comonents of Phase B to those of Phase A while stirring.
  4. Homogenize until a smooth emulsion is gained.
  5. Cool down to room temperature. Add components of Phase C to no more than 40°C.

Specification Values:

  • Appearance: Orange emulsion
  • pH-value: 5.5 to 6.5
  • Viscosity (Brookfield: RV6:Speed 10): 7.000 to 18.000 mPas, Centrifugation (4.000 rpm, 15 min.): No separation


More than 6 weeks stable at 20°C, 40°C and 4°C.


The information on the formulation, which is based on our best knowledge, as well as all other technical information are based on the current state of our experience and are given exclusively as an indication. They do not establish any liability or other legal responsibility on our part. The user must convince himself of the application properties and stability of the product as well as undertake all patent-related tests. BDI-BioLife Science does not give any guarantee and declines any responsibility for the use of this formulation. It is intended for users and technicians only. For further information, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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