Betekenis van:
interfacial surface tension

interfacial surface tension
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • surface tension at the surface separating two non-miscible liquids




    1. All colours listed are substances on the positive list of colorants (Annex IV to the Cosmetics Directive). DENATURANT Renders cosmetics unpalatable. Mostly added to cosmetics containing ethyl alcohol. DEODORANT Reduces or masks unpleasant body odours. DEPILATORY Removes unwanted body hair. DETANGLING Reduces or eliminates hair intertwining due to hair surface alteration or damage and, thus, helps combing. EMOLLIENT Softens and smooths the skin. EMULSIFYING Promotes the formation of intimate mixtures of non-miscible liquids by altering the interfacial tension. EMULSION STABILISING Helps the process of emulsification and improves emulsion stability and shelf-life. FILM FORMING Produces, upon application, a continuous film on skin, hair or nails. FOAMING