PERSONAL CARE

Our personal care specialties cover all the regulations from the cosmetic industry. They are used in formulas for skin care, color cosmetics, hair care and personal cleaning. In our brochure you can find:

• Silicones

Dimethicones, cyclomethicones, amodimethicones, dimethicone copolyol, dimethicone cyclomethicone, polydimethicone copolyol, phenylthyl dimeticone, caprylyl methicone, simethicone, dimethicone PEG-8 polyacrilate, bis-dimethicone copolyol, bisamino PEG/PPG-41/3 aminoethyl PG propyl dimethicone, methyleugenyl PEG-8 dimethicone.

Provide excellent bright, silky feel and conditioning. Improve the dispersibility of pigments in formulation. They are transient emollients and provide stability to the formula, water resistance and silky afterfeel. Bring stability in a wide range of pH.

Applications: Shampoos, hair conditioners, hair repair, hair treatments, creams, sun screen and antiperspirants, long term cosmetics such as mascaras, make up, lipsticks,

• Titanium dioxide

Rutile and Anatase We have the pigment and micronized grade. Provide a broad spectrum UV, UVA/UVB radiation protection. Possess superior light stability, antioxidant resistance and excellent dispersibility in different vehicles.

Applications: Sun care, skin care and color cosmetic formulations.

• Surfactants

Sulfonates, alkylsulfates, alkyl ether sulfates, sulfosuccinates. Alkanolamides, aminopropil amine, anionic, cationic, non ionic, amphoteric. Use as wetting agents, emulsifiers, conditioners, coupling agents and foaming agents.

Applications: Cream rinses, conditioners, bath oils, deodorants, antiperspirants, bubble baths, shampoos, liquid soaps, bath gel and shaving products. They are used in baby cleansing products as well other frequent use personal care cleansing products where low irritation in important.

• Metallic stearates

Aluminum, calcium, sodium, magnesium, zinc and potassium. They are useful wherever water repellency, internal or external lubrication, anti-agglomeration of particulate solids or viscosity modification is desired. They have relative solubility in hydrocarbons or other solvents.

Applications: Creams, lotions, shampoos, deodorants and cosmetics.

• Fatty acids

Stearic triple pressing vegetal, Caprylic-capric, lauric, myristic, arachidic-behenic, erucic, oleic, linoleic. Useful as chemical intermediates, emulsifiers, opacifiers, pigment dispersants, wetting and gelling agents.

Applications: Creams, lotions and antiperspirant stick.

• Others

Glycol Stearate, glicol distearate, Butyloctil Salicylate, Caprylic/capric triglyceride, PEG-8 distearate, PEG-150 distearate, distearyl phtalic acid amine, polyester-8, sodium coco-sulfate, dimethyl capramide.

Emulsifier agents, emollients, thickeners, opacifiers, pearlizing agents, bodying agents, conditioners and lubricants. They provide excellent spreadability and a soft, non-greasy feel to skin. A natural replacement for mineral oil in many applications.

Applications: Facial cleansers, color cosmetics, hair care, liquid soap, hair conditioners, shampoos, shaving products, bath gel, styling aids, deodorants, sun screen, bubble baths, baby bath gel, body and face exfoliants. Foot care, hands care, nails care and skin care.