Texique® HE10

As part of our range of bio-based personal care additives, Texique HE10 is a specially designed multi-functional additive for a wide range of personal care applications, from skin and body care to styling and grooming. With sustainability and the environment in mind, this product is manufactured from over 60% naturally derived ingredients, with no animal-based products whilst being completely free of ethylene oxide.

Texique HE10 is incredibly easy to use. Simply mix it in a beaker with your water, preservative, and oil thoroughly to your desired quality. Check out some of the formulation sheets for ideas on how you can apply this product to your own formulations.

Texique HE10 is suitable for a wide range of materials, including caprylic capric triglyceride, macadamia oil, and glycerine, as well as formulations, from sprays to creams.

Download our product brochures below or get in touch with a member of the Scott Bader team to find out more about this product or our entire personal care additives range.

Developed by our talented team of chemists.



Key benefits:

  • 62% natural content
  • Ethylene oxide free
  • Cold processable
  • Stable pH 5.5 - 11
  • Pre-neutralised
  • Preservative free
  • Typical properties
  • Applications
  • Resources
  • Formulations
  • Regional availability and certification

Typical properties

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

Rheology modifier

  • Appearance – Hazy to clear liquid
  • Specific gravity at 25°C– 1.05
  • Inverse emulsion viscosity (Brookfield RVT, Spindle 3, 20 rpm at 25°C) – 3000 m.Pas
  • Thickened Deionised water* – 50,000 m.Pas
  • Polymer charge – Anionic

*Deionised water thickened with 3% of Texique® HE10 as supplied. Brookfield RVT, Spindle 6, 5 rpm at 25°C.


Texique HE10 is an easy to use, multi-functional additive for personal care applications. Providing thickening, stabilising, emulsifying and texturising, it can be used in a range of formulations from sprays to creams. 

Skin care

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


  • Cream - leave on
  • Hair relaxing / Permanent waves

Sun protection

  • Moisturiser
  • Kids Sun protection
  • SPF Spray
  • Aftersun

Body care

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

Colour cosmetics

  • Face - Foundation, concealer, bronzer

Antiperspirants & Deodorants

  • Sticks (cream)


  • Lotions / balms / creams

Mens grooming

  • Aftershave
  • Shaving
  • Styling - Beards


  • Lotion
  • Creams / balms



Data sheets

Texique® HE10 Aftershave Balm

Texique® Bio-Based Personal Care Additives


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Regional availability and certification

  • ISO 16128 – Natural derived
  • Halal
  • Vegan friendly
  • IECIC listed


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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