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Oil Polarity Index

Examples of Polar Oils
Castor oil
Flaxseed oil
Grapeseed oil 
Examples of Non-polar Oils
Mineral oils
Petrolatum

 

 Polarity Index Lookup 

INCI name Polarity index (mN/m)
Butyl Decanol + Hexyl Decanol + Hexyl 27.6
Butylene Glycol Caprylate/Caprate 21.5
Butylene Glycol Caprylate/Caprate 21.5
Buxus Chinensis 26.2
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate 21.8
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate 21.8
Caprylic/Capric Diglyceryl Succinate 29.5
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 21.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides 21.3
Cetearyl Isonoanoate 28.6
Cetearyl Isononanoate 28.6
Cetearyl Octanoate 28.6
Cetyl Dimethicone 25.1
Coco-Caprylate/Caprate 24.8
Cocoglycerides 5.1
Cyclomethicone 28.5
Cyclomethicone 28.5
Di-C12-13 Alkyl Tartrate 29.4
Dibutyl Adipate 14.3
Dicaprylyl Carbonate 31.7
Dicaprylyl Ether 30.9
Dicaprylyl Ether 22.1
Dimethicone 26.9
Hexyl Decanol 24.3
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene 44.7
Isoeicosane 41.9
Isohexadecane 43.8
Isopropyl Palmitate 28.8
Isopropyl Palmitate 22.5
Isopropyl Stearate 21.9
Isopropyl Stearate 21.9
Macadamia Ternifolia 22.1
Mineral Oil 43.7
Mineral Oil 43.7
Mineral Oil 38.3
Octyl Cocoate 30
Octyl Isostearate 31.6
Octyl Isostearate 29.7
Octyl Octanoate 30
Octyl Palmitate 23.1
Octyl Palmitate 23.1
Octyl Stearate 28.4
Octyldodecanol 24.8
Octyldodecanol 24.8
Octyldodeceyl Myristate 22.1
Octyldodecyl Myristate 22.1
Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate 3.1
Persea Gratissima 14.5
Phenyl Trimethicone 22.7
Polydecene 46.7
Polydecene 30.1
Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate 18.7
Ricinus Communis 19.2
Stearyl Heptanoate 17.8
Stearyl Heptanoate 28.7
Tricaprylin 20.2
Tridecyl Stearate(+) Tridecyl Trimellitate(+), 19.4
Triisostearin 2.4