Texique® HE10

Texique HE10 is a high-performance bio-based thickener that is suitable for use with a range of different materials, including caprylic capric triglyceride, macadamia oil, and glycerine.

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.

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.

Function
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.

Applications

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

Styling

  • Cream - leave on
  • Hair relaxing / Permanent waves

Sun protection

  • Moisturiser
  • Kids Sun protection
  • SPF Spray
  • Aftersun

Body care

  • Lotions / Balms
  • Creams
  • 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)

Self-tan

  • Lotions / balms / creams

Mens grooming

  • Aftershave
  • Shaving
  • Styling - Beards

Baby

  • Lotion
  • Creams / balms

Resources

Brochures


Data sheets


Texique® Bio-Based Personal Care Additives

Formulations

Download formulation sheet

Regional availability and certification

  • ISO 16128 – Natural derived
  • Halal
  • Vegan suitable
  • Chinese IECIC listed

Resources

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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