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DL-Panthenol USP

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Panthenol
D-Panthenol

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Dexpanthenol
EI Deodorized Cocoa Butter

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Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
ElfaMoist™ AC Humectant

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ElfaMoist™ AC humectant is an effective new active that easily penetrates inside the skin (stratum corneum), delivers and increases hydration keeping skin moisturized for over 30 hours, even after one application. Equally important, ElfaMoist AC humectant performs exceptionally without showing disruption to the skin barrier, making it safe and gentle on the skin.

With ElfaMoist AC humectant, formulators can create the finest skin care products in a wide variety of leave-on as well as rinse-off products.

Key Benefits for Formulators:
  • High moisturizing efficacy (instant and lasting over 30 hours)
  • Effective penetration and deposition properties
  • Non-sticky, easily spreadable
  • pH and hydrolytic stability
  • 100% active (as supplied)
  • Liquid form
  • Easy to formulate, providing versatility in delivery to the skin
  • Synergistic effect with other humectants
  • Compatible with most com

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Acetamidoethoxyethanol
Floraesters® K-100

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Floraesters® K-100 Jojoba, a jojoba-derived emollient, improves many formulas that benefit from long-lasting effect. K-100 Jojoba has high substantivity, even after rinsing in water, which indicates optimum benefits for moisturizing products, sunscreens, and long-wearing makeup and lipstick. Nova Meter tests show that K-100 Jojoba used in makeup or lotion significantly extends skin hydration for up to 8 hours after application.
Furthermore, K-100 Jojoba has been proven to have substantial fragrance-fixative properties, measured by chromatographic method. It is soluble in alcohol and glycols, making it a good candidate for use in clear skin toners and astringents, perfume sprays, and after-shaves. It also enhances skin hydration in many formulas. In addition, its water-resistance makes it ideal for long-wearing makeup that does not dry out the skin.

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Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters and Jojoba Esters and Water
Floraesters® K-20W

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Floraesters® K-20W Jojoba, a jojoba-derived emollient, has high substantivity even after rinsing in water. It acts as a fragrance fixative, enhances skin hydration, and is soluble in alcohol. It has optimum benefits for moisturizing products and can be used in many formulas that would benefit from long-lasting effects.

Floraesters® K-20W Jojoba functions very well in hydroalcoholic systems, and is also soluble in glycols, which makes it a good candidate for use in skin toners and astringents, perfume sprays, and after-shaves. It also enhances skin hydration properties in many formulas. Nova Meter tests show that K-20W Jojoba used in makeup or lotion significantly improves skin hydration for at least 8 hours after application. K-20W Jojoba has also been proven to have good fragrance-fixative properties. In addition, its water-resistance makes it ideal for sport sunscreens and long-wearing makeup that does not dry the skin.

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Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters (&) Water
GENENCARE™ OSMS BA

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GENENCARE™ OSMS BA is a highly purified anhydrous betaine, extracted from sugar beet. It is a natural osmolyte that protects cells from environmental stress and specifically against dehydration (control of water cell balance). As a cosmetic ingredient, it has a moisturizing effect with protection and sensorial benefits in many applications: skin care, hair care and make-up.

Key Benefits:
  • Maintain skin moisture and balance
  • Reduce stickiness
  • Provide smoother, softer skin feel
  • Strengthen skin barrier
  • Mitigate irritation of surfactants
  • Increases water retention capacity of hair fibers
  • Improves hair shine and soft feel
  • More luxurious and richer foam
  • Strengthens the hair
  • Improves moisturization of lips
  • Bring soft touch color intensity, strength and homogeneity


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Betaine
HYDROVANCE® moisturizing agent

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HYDROVANCE® moisturizing agent is a material that delivers moisturization efficacy comparable to the leading benchmark while offering non-tacky, non-greasy aesthetic in skin care products. This moisturizing agent, delivered in aqueous solution, can provide cost effectiveness as compared to high end moisturizing agents or by reducing glycerin, silicones and aesthetic enhancing agents. Moisture enhancement has been observed with glycerin and other moisturizing agents. Due to excellent moisturizing effects, sensorial experience and safety to skin and eye, HYDROVANCE® moisturizing agent is especially useful in skin care.

Features & Benefits:
  • Moisturization equal to glycerin
  • Non-tacky feel
  • Excellent aesthetics
  • Nonionic – broad compatibility
  • Preservative free
  • Little to no impact on formula viscosity
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Hydroxyethyl Urea
Zemea® Propanediol

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Zemea® propanediol is a multifunctional preservative-boosting humectant and solvent. It is naturally-derived and approved by Ecocert™ and certified by the Natural Products Association. Zemea® offers many performance benefits - no skin irritation, improved moisturization, excellent sensorial attributes, unique solubility to deliver actives and boosts the efficacy of preservatives. Derived from a glucose fermentation process, Zemea® can be easily substituted for petroleum-based propylene glycol, butylene glycol or glycerin. It has seen widespread adoption and is being used in over 1500 personal care products globally.

Benefits:
  • No Skin Irritation or Sensitization
  • Improved Humectancy
  • Enhanced Clarity
  • Excellent Sensory Characteristics
  • Improved Viscosity-Building
  • Excellent Cloud Point
  • Boosts Preservative Efficacy
  • Preservative-free
  • Increased Foaming, if Desired
  • 100% Natu

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Propanediol
Zemea USP Propanediol

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Zemea® USP propanediol is a natural and highly pure glycol alternative. It is derived from a sustainable and renewable glucose fermentation process. In flavor applications, Zemea® USP is a natural solvent or carrier for compounded flavors, extracts and aroma chemicals. In food applications, Zemea® USP provides solvency or humectancy properties and may be used to replace glycerin or other petroleum-based glycols.

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Propanediol
ACTIValoe Aloe Vera Gel 10X-D

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Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
ACTIValoe Aloe Vera PL-D

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Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
AllantoinAllantoin has been known for many years for its therapeutic action on skin tissue. It is widespread in animal organisms and in plant material. Allantoin has been used for centuries in the folk medicin

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Allantoin
Ceralan™ LanolinCeralan™ is a lanolin alcohol. Ceralan lanolin product is 100% active, and it is supplied as an amber, waxy solid.

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Lanolin Alcohol
Genapol® G 260Genapol® G 260 is a HLB 18 moisturizer for creams, lotions and rinse-off products. Also, it is a plasticizer for hair styling resins.

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Glycereth-26
GENENCARE™ OSMS CCGENENCARE™ OSMS CC is a highly purified betaine powder. It is a natural osmolyte that protects cells from environmental stress and specifically against dehydration (control of cell water balance). It

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Betaine
GENENCARE® OSMS MIGENENCARE® OSMS MI is highly purified myo-inositol, extracted from Sugar beet. Water soluble crystalline compound. 100% biobased, this isomer of glucose naturally occurs in plants and animals. Inosito

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Inositol
Glucam™ E-10 HumectantFor silky, smooth, elegant formulations for sensitive skin, look to Glucam™ E-10 humectant for its mild character and for its freezing point depressant behavior. This mild vegetable-derived humectant

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Methyl Gluceth-10
Glucam™ E-20 HumectantThis product's vegetable-derived humectancy, in combination with its skin nurturing emolliency, makes Glucam™ E-20 humectant ideal for use in moisturizing systems which require a light, satin-like fee

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Methyl Gluceth-20
Glucam™ P-20 HumectantGlucam™ P-20 humectant is one of the few naturally-derived cosmetic fluids that are miscible with water, alcohols, organic esters, and oils. In any product, it delivers humectancy with a lubricious, e

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PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether
Glucquat™ 125 HumectantGlucquat™ 125 humectant, at typical use levels, is a mild, effective and vegetable-derived alternative to other harsh monomeric quaternary ammonium compounds. It offers formulators humectant and condi

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Lauryl Methyl Gluceth-10 Hydroxypropyldimonium Chloride
Organic Certified Plus Aloe Vera Gel-D

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Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice