Discover: MONTANOV™ 202!

October 11, 2023

MONTANOV™ 202 (Arachidyl Alcohol and Behenyl Alcohol and Arachidyl Glucoside)

MONTANOV™ 202 is a glycolipid emulsifier of plant origin made in France. It is a liquid crystal promoter. In other words, it allows the creation of very stable biomimetic textures, providing long-lasting hydration and an immediate restructuring effect for a smoother skin texture.

In a few words:

• Liquid crystals & lamellar network promoter.

• Ultra-white fluid to cream glossy emulsions.

• Resistance to electrolytes.

• High compatibility including pigment compatibility and compatibility with H2O2 & all types of actives, even cationics.

• Sensoriality: light skin feel & matte finish.

• Toxicological profile: very safe ingredient used in multiple applications (in particular baby products).

Liquid Crystals and Formulation


The lamellar bilayers create rigid shells around the oil droplets to prevent instability phenomenon (coalescence, phase separation).

The lamellar phases increase the viscosity and the suspension stability. Therefore, liquid crystals are promotors of emulsion stability.

MONTANOV™ 202 promotes the creation of long-lasting liquid crystals very stable in difficult conditions:

• at ambient temperature: TO, D7, M1, M3 and M6.

• at 45°C: D7, M1, M3.

• Vibrating table at ambient temperature: 6 cycles of 30min to mimic the impact of transport.

Liquid Crystals and Biomimetic Textures: Mechanism of Action


Liquid Crystals and Skin Benefits

• Moisturizing effect up to 5 hours after application (In Vivo)

• Immediate restructuring effect only after 30 minutes after application: skin roughness reduction

• The skin barrier is more efficient and the skin texture is visibly smoother!

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