Texique® HG15

Texique® HG15 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, making it suitable for both vegetarian and vegan users. Texique® HG15 is also ethylene oxide and preservative free, making it a safe and natural alternative in the personal care industry.

This hybrid gum additive is multifunctional and provides thickening, stabilising, emulsifying and texturising properties. Texique® HG15 can be used in a wide range of formulations from skin creams, lotions, and sprays, to sun protection and makeup bases.

Texique® HG15 is available in 25Kg kegs, drums and IBCs your local representative will be able to advise you of availability. Texique® HG15 should be stored between 5 and 30°C in the original, unopened container in a dry, well-ventilated place. Ensure the product is kept out of freezing temperatures and direct sunlight. When correctly stored, the shelf life of the product is 12 months.

Key benefits:

  • Instant thickening
  • 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, cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) gum, cocoglucoside.

Function
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* – 90,000 cPs
  • Polymer charge – Anionic

*Deionised water thickened with 3% of Texique HG15 as supplied. Brookfield RVT, Spindle 6, 5 rpm at 25°C.

Applications

Texique HG15 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

Resources

Brochures


Data sheets


Formulations

Download formulation sheet

Regional availability and certification

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

Products

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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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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