Texique® HD15

Texique HD15 is an easy-to-use, multi-functional additive for personal care applications. Providing thickening, stabilising, emulsifying and texturising properties, Texique HD15 can be used in a wide range of formulations from sprays, lotions and skin creams, to sun protection and makeup bases.

It is produced from 64% naturally derived ingredients, none of which are animal-based, making it suitable for vegan products. Texique HD15 is multifunctional and ethylene oxide free.

This hybrid gum additive has a 30% excellent salt tolerance and pH resistance, and is preservative-free, cold processable, and pre-neutralised, making it ready to use. It is recommended that Texique® HD15 is used at 1 – 4% w/w in a formulation, dependant on the desired viscosity and other ingredients. This high-performance thickener should not be used with strongly cationic ingredients to avoid incompatibility issues. Texique® HD15 is a robust thickener and emulsifier and is compatible with a wide range of actives including, UV filters, vitamins, proteins, anionic heat protection actives, DHA, salicylic acid, AHA’s, hyaluronic acid and more.

Texique® HD15 is available in drums and IBCs, please check with your local representative to confirm availability. Texique® HD15 should be stored between 5 and 30°C in the original, unopened container in a dry, well-ventilated place. Protect from freezing and direct sunlight. Correctly stored the shelf life of the product is 12 months.

Key benefits:

  • Excellent salt tolerance and pH resistance
  • Pre-neutralised and ready to use
  • Cold processable
  • Preservative free
  • Typical properties
  • Applications
  • Resources
  • Formulations
  • Regional availability and certification

Typical properties

INCI name
Sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, C13-15 alkane, sphingomonas ferment extract, coco-glucoside.

Rheology modifier

  • Appearance – Beige liquid
  • Specific gravity at 25°C– 1.15
  • Inverse emulsion viscosity (Brookfield RVT, Spindle 3, 20 rpm at 25°C) – 5000 cPs
  • Thickened Deionised water* – 55,000 cPs
  • Polymer charge – Anionic

*Deionised water thickened with 3% of Texique HD15 as supplied. Brookfield RVT, Spindle 6, 5 rpm at 25°C.


Texique HD15 is a new high-performance thickener for the personal care market. It is produced from 64% naturally derived ingredients, none of which are animal-based.

  • Face / neck skin care
  • Cleansers
  • Lip care
  • Exfoliators
  • SPF moisturisers
  • Gradual tan / Tinted moisturisers

  • Cream - leave on
  • Hair relaxing / Permanent waves

  • Moisturiser
  • Kids Sun protection
  • SPF Spray
  • Aftersun

  • Lotions / Balms
  • Creams
  • Emulsion Sprays
  • Scrubs / Exfoliants
  • Shaving / Hair removal
  • Foot care
  • Specialist - (e.g. Dry skin, Anti-cellulite)

  • Face - Foundation, concealer, bronzer

  • Sticks (cream)

  • Lotions / balms / creams

  • Aftershave
  • Shaving
  • Styling - Beards

  • Lotion
  • Creams / balms



Data sheets


Download formulation sheet

Regional availability and certification

  • ISO 16128 – Natural derived
  • Halal
  • Vegan suitable
  • IECIC (China Approved)


Our product ranges cover a wide selection of applications within the personal care market, formulated with both people and the environment in mind. You can feel safe in the knowledge that by using our ingredients you are taking care of both.

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Everything you need to know about using our personal care products, including educational videos, data sheets and example formulations.

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Our ethos

Our founder, Ernest Bader, believed that ethical and moral action to improve this world was vital. His beliefs are still the foundation for everything we do and they continue to drive our innovation today.

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