Heliogel™

The Versatile Gelling Agent

HELIOGEL™ is a patented gelling ingredient with emulsifying properties confered by the presence of sunflower phospholipids. It thickens within a wide pH range and emulsifies all types of oil phases.Gel-creams can be formulated with an innovative skin feel, non-tacky and non-greasy. HELIOGEL™ is the solution to combine performance and skin sensation.

Origin

Phospholipid-based gelling agent/emulsifier

INCI Name

Sodium Acrylates Copolymer (and) Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (and) Phospholipids (and) Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate (and) Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

Properties

  • Provides gels and gel cream
  • Stabilizes and adjusts viscosity of emulsions
  • Hot or cold process
  • Stable over a wide range of pH
  • Enhances penetration and bioavailability of active ingredients to get better and/or faster results
  • Triggers positive emotions and provides moments of happiness upon application

 

Status

  • PF actives
  • China Compliant

Tests

  • Sensorial: Increase in coolness (+9%).
    Decrease in tacky after-feel (-17%)

Applications

• Gelling agent for aqueous gels/Emulsifier for gel cream:1-3%.
• Viscosity adjuster for all kind of emulsions: >1%.
• Stablizer for all kind of emulsions: >0.2%