Texique® HE20

Texique HE20 is part of our bio-based personal care additives, and is perfect for use in a vast range of personal care formulations. Texique HE20 is a high-performance, plant-based, ethylene oxide free thickener and emulsifier. It is produced from 61% naturally sourced ingredients, and is ISO 16128 certified as a naturally derived, Halal, and vegan suitable product.

Incredibly versatile in its use for a variety of applications, from skin and body care to styling and grooming, whilst being very easy to use. Simply mix the additive to your formulation to stabilise, emulsify, and add texture to your product.

For more information on applications, how to use Texique HE20, and more, refer to the details below and download our product brochure. For extra information about this product or our entire personal care additives range, get in touch with a member of the Scott Bader team today.

Developed by our talented team of chemists.


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
  • 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® Bio-Based Personal Care Additives


Download formulation sheet

Regional availability and certification

  • ISO 16128 – Natural derived
  • Halal
  • Vegan friendly


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