Clearthix® S

Cellulose Gum, Algin
Transparent gel being dropped onto a light brown surface

Clearthix® S is a natural viscosity modifier for water based systems. This synergistic mixture of natural gums produces a smooth, transparent gel that can be used on its own or in an emulsion. The gels produced are moisturising and can be used as a base for facial products, after sun gel, eye gels, masks etc. The product is non-pilling and non-tacky on drying.

  • COSMOS Approved
  • Transparent general thickener for use on its own or in emulsions
  • Cost effective due to low use level required
  • Creates smooth, non-sticky textures
  • Can be hot or cold processed
  • Stable to pH, heat, alcohol and electrolytes; it requires no neutralisation and is easily dispersed in water
  • It has a particular synergy with low levels of Hyaluronic acid, giving it a shear thinning rich texture
  • Can be used as a substitute for synthetic polymer based thickeners
  • Compatible with a range of surfactants

Perfect for use in skincare, serums and facial gels or creams.

Clearthix® S Accreditations

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