Ethylene Glycol Monostearate is a flake emulsifier, pearlizer for shampoos, shower gels and liquid soaps. It is also a secondary emulsifier and solubilizer for cosmetic formulations. The mixture of Ethylene Glycol Monostearate (55%) and Ethylene Glycol Distearate (45%). is a low HLB surface agent suggested for use as an opacifier, pearlescent agent and auxiliary emulsifier in cosmetic and household product formulations. This chemical is used as an ingredient in many types of personal care products and cosmetics including shampoos, hair conditioners, and skin lotions.