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Actigum™ VSX 20 texturizer Cargill Agricola S/A
  • INCI Name:
    Sclerotium Gum (and) Xanthan Gum
Actigum™ VSX 20 texturizer is a rheology modifier that builds over the well-known properties of two highly safe and nature-derived ingredients: Scleroglucan and Xanthan Gum. The combination of those 2 nature-derived polymers provides enhanced functional b...view more Actigum™ VSX 20 texturizer is a rheology modifier that builds over the well-known properties of two highly safe and nature-derived ingredients: Scleroglucan and Xanthan Gum. The combination of those 2 nature-derived polymers provides enhanced functional benefits such as a high yield value resulting in good suspending properties, and a higher viscosity than what can be obtained with the individual ingredients at the same dosage. This product is recommended for skin care, sun care, toiletries, and hair care products. view less
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Formulating with Natural Surfactants Priscilla Taylor With growth in demand for environmentally-friendly products on the rise, these naturally-derived surfactants is a category sparking interest amongst formulators. Explore definitions of this term and ingredient options, including blends and bio-surfactants...view more With growth in demand for environmentally-friendly products on the rise, these naturally-derived surfactants is a category sparking interest amongst formulators. Explore definitions of this term and ingredient options, including blends and bio-surfactants in this informative infrograpic from personal care industry expert Priscilla Taylor. view less
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Gold and Sulfur: Elemental Gems Priscilla Taylor Industry expert Priscilla Taylor discusses ingredients that comprise the Chemical Class ‘Elements’. Aluminum, aluminum powder, gold, silver, platinum, tin, sulfer and zinc are some included in this class of ingredients. These ingredients have a diverse r...view more Industry expert Priscilla Taylor discusses ingredients that comprise the Chemical Class ‘Elements’. Aluminum, aluminum powder, gold, silver, platinum, tin, sulfer and zinc are some included in this class of ingredients. These ingredients have a diverse range of functions which include use as abrasives, antioxidants, bulking, colorants and conditioning agents. view less
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Infographic: Fragrance Trends Priscilla Taylor This infographic by industry expert Priscilla Taylor shows both traditional and non-traditional uses for fragrances and discusses fragrance trends such as celebrity branding, 'natural' fragrances and increased personalization.
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Infographic: Using Seasonal Ingredients in Personal Care Products Priscilla Taylor This infographic by industry expert Priscilla Taylor shows how seasonal ingredients such as holly leaf, pecans, peppermint and mistletoe can add a variety of essential benefits to your formulations for everything from aromatherapy products and moisturizer...view more This infographic by industry expert Priscilla Taylor shows how seasonal ingredients such as holly leaf, pecans, peppermint and mistletoe can add a variety of essential benefits to your formulations for everything from aromatherapy products and moisturizers to nail care and anti-aging products. view less
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Sensory Modifiers: Staples of the Formulator’s Toolbox Priscilla Taylor As the name implies, sensory modifiers are ingredients that affect the senses and are most often required to convert a negative aesthetic into a more pleasing consumer experience. Expert author, Priscilla Taylor, explains how sensory modifiers are essenti...view more As the name implies, sensory modifiers are ingredients that affect the senses and are most often required to convert a negative aesthetic into a more pleasing consumer experience. Expert author, Priscilla Taylor, explains how sensory modifiers are essential ingredients that are important in delivering a consumer-acceptable product and are represented by multiple chemical classes. view less
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Shea Butter in a Nutshell (Infographic) Priscilla Taylor In this infographic by industry expert Priscilla Taylor, she show's why shea butter is an appealing natural ingredient for personal care products, and how shea butter is growing in popularity due to it's composition, benefits and applications.
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Status Update: Microbeads (Infographic) Priscilla Taylor This infographic by industry expert Priscilla Taylor provides a status update regarding microbeads. In December 2015 the United States passed legislation banning the use of microbeads in personal care products. Priscilla outlines what's happening in the U...view more This infographic by industry expert Priscilla Taylor provides a status update regarding microbeads. In December 2015 the United States passed legislation banning the use of microbeads in personal care products. Priscilla outlines what's happening in the U.S as well as other parts of the world concerning these infamous exfoliants. view less
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Tackling the Clear, Sulfate-Free Formulation Challenge Priscilla Taylor Expert author Priscilla Taylor discusses the challenge of formulating products that must meet certain 'free-of' requirements. 'Sulfate-free' products have become widely popular, but it can be difficult to maintain clarity and achieve viscosity targets wit...view more Expert author Priscilla Taylor discusses the challenge of formulating products that must meet certain 'free-of' requirements. 'Sulfate-free' products have become widely popular, but it can be difficult to maintain clarity and achieve viscosity targets without polymeric thickeners. She also addresses gums, carbomers, cellulose derivatives, Sodium Chloride, Betaines, Hydroxysultaines, Alkanolamides and Amine Oxides, foam boosters and viscosifiers. view less
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