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Pursuing perfect skin

Billions of dollars are spent every year worldwide on skin creams and lotions that promise soft, supple skin and the beauty holy grail of prolonged youthfulness. Products targeted at different sexes, ages, cultures, ethnicities and parts of the body compete for attention in one of the most competitive consumer markets around.

For many, finding a lotion or cream that hits the mark is a satisfying achievement and capturing and keeping brand advocates is the aim of most brands.

Often highly technologically advanced, skin creams and lotions contain specialist ingredients to stabilize them and deliver the functionality and moisturizing experience consumers desire.

Our science-led skin care ingredients include:

  • Finsolv® solubilizers for a light, non-greasy feel
  • Silicones for optimum sensory appeal in creams and lotions
  • Activemol emollients for silky texture in creams and moisturizers
  • Activsoft and Condicare conditioning agents for enhanced skin softness
  • Natrlquest® chelating agents for formulation stability
  • Activsoft S and Rhesperse RM 100 rheology modifiers for optimum viscosity
  • Activsoft MS 100 mini cleansing sponge for enhanced skin cleansing

Our range includes:

Chemsil K-72

INCI Name: Trimethylsiloxysilicate

100% silicone resin. Provides durable resistanceto transfer and wash-off.

Chemsil K-73

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Trimethylsiloxysilicate

Silicone resin combined with volatile cyclic silicone. Used in skin care, suncare, shower gels and color cosmetics. Provides a long lasting, water resistant film on skin surface.

Chemsil K-74

INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Trimethylsiloxysilicate

Same as K-73 but free from cyclic silicones.

Chemsil K-81

INCI Name: Phenyltrimethicone (and) Dimethicone/Phenyl Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

High shine elastomer gel use in color cosmetics. soft skin feel with high shine.

Cosmetic Fluid 5015-OH

INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol

Popular ingredient for dry skin daily care and sun care protection. High viscosity. Widely used in skin slip applications. Smooth feeling and non-tacky.

Cosmetic Fluid 1406-DM

INCI Name: Dimethicone

Excellent emollient with skin protecting qualities. Offers water resistance to skin lotions and creams.

Cosmetic Fluid 1406-OH

INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol

Silicone skin emollient with water resistance properties. Smooth application. Can be incorporated in sunscreens for added water resistance and dry skin reduction.

Cosmetic Fluid 1486-DM

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone

Widely used silicone elastomer compound for hair treatments Excellent in shine products and serums.

Cosmetic Fluid 1486-NH

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Amino Propyl Dimethicone

Cationic high molecular weight elastomer compound. Excellent skin feel when used as base for functional raw materials. Light, non-greasy. Unique raw material for damaged hair formulations. Excellent spreadability on skin.

Cosmetic Fluid 1585-ID

INCI Name: Isododecane (and) Dimethicone

Non-cyclic version elastomer compound. Excellent compatibility with other raw materials. Great skin emollient.


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