Luxurious, wholesome textures for gels and shampoos
ImerCare Opaque is an eco-friendly solution opacifier that imparts opacity and whiteness to gel and shampoo formulations. Most current opacifying solutions used in cosmetics are based on synthetic ingredients such as styrene or acrylate copolymers that pose a potential threat to the environment and can be difficult to formulate.
ImerCare Opaque is a 100% natural kaolin-based opacifier that can be used to replace synthetic cosmetic opacifiers. ImerCare Opaque owes its unique properties to its particle shape.
Compared to conventional kaolins, ImerCare Opaque has an innovative particle shape that confers whiteness and a rich, creamy effect to gels and shampoos, giving them a luxurious, wholesome quality.
- Neither pH nor ionic-surfactant sensitive
- Cold processable
- A one-size-fits-all solution for a wide range of gels and shampoos
- Compliant with industry microbiological standards without the need for irradiation
ImerCare Opaque can be used in all cosmetic formulations requiring opacity. The recommended loading level is 0.5 to 1 wt% to obtain equivalent opacity performance as oil-derived chemicals.
Best of all, ImerCare Opaque is also one of our pioneer products, which means that it provides the highest social and environmental contribution to the downstream value chain, while demonstrating a low environmental impact in its production phase compared to its economic value.
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