Texique® HE20

Texique HE20 is part of our range of bio-based personal care additives, featuring high-performance thickeners and emulsifiers that are plant-based, ethylene oxide free, and produced using 61% naturally sourced ingredients (ISO16128).

Texique HE20 is a truly versatile product, which is easy to use for stabilising, emulsifying and texturising. It is ideal for use in a vast range of personal care formulations, including creams and serums.

Key benefits:

  • Excellent Thickener
  • Pre-neutralised and ready to use
  • Cold processable
  • Preservative free
  • Stable pH 4 - 11
  • Typical properties
  • Applications
  • Resources
  • Formulations
  • Regional availability and certification

Typical properties

INCI name
AMPS/HEMA crosspolymer, C13-15 alkane, coco-glucoside.

Rheology modifier

  • Appearance – Hazy to clear liquid
  • Specific Gravity at 25°C – 1.09
  • Inverse Emulsion Viscosity (Brookfield RVT, Spindle 3, 20 rpm at 25°C) – 3000 m.Pas
  • Thickened Deionised Water* – 125,000 m.Pas
  • Polymer Charge – Anionic

*Deionised water thickened with 3% of Texique® HE20 as supplied. Brookfield RVT, Spindle 6, 5 rpm at 25°C.


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
  • 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® Bio-Based Personal Care Additives


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Regional availability and certification

  • ISO 16128 – Natural derived
  • Halal
  • Vegan suitable


Bio-based rheology modifiers designed to suit a variety of personal care formulations, all developed by our industry experts.

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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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