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Thickeners & Conditioners for Surfactant Systems

Surfactant based systems such as shampoo, bath gel and facial cleansers usually require thickening agents. We offer natural, gum and starch based thickening agents as well as other structural ingredients such as PEG 150 Distearate and glycol stearate.

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Glucamate LT
Glucamate LT
SKU: GlucamateLT_4oz
Glucamate® LT offers superior thickening for surfactant-based systems such as such as shampoo, shower gel, and other cleansers. Glucamate LT is based on a stabilized methyl glucoside backbone and is derived from natural and renewable resources. The natural, oleate chemistry of Glucamate® LT...
Priced from: $9.95

Conditioning Thickener
Conditioning Thickener
SKU: PEG150_1lb
Our Conditioning Thickener is an excellent non-ionic thickener for body wash and shampoo. It is highly efficient and thickens at very low percentages. In addition to being an exceptional thickener, this product also imparts mildness into surfactant-based systems, such as a body wash or shampoo, by...
Priced from: $9.76

Crothix Liquid
Crothix Liquid
SKU: CrothixLiquid_4oz
Crothix Liquid is useful for thickening cold mix, surfactant-based systems such as shampoos, bath gels or liquid soaps. Crothix Liquid requires no heating and no neutralization. Crothix Liquid is compatible with anionic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants and is very easy to use. It is best...
Priced from: $9.95

Crothix Pastilles
Crothix Pastilles
SKU: Crothix_1oz
Crothix Pastilles offer efficient thickening for shampoo, body wash and other surfactant based systems. Crothix is used at low percentages. To melt/dissolve, Crothix can be added to liquid surfactants or water and heated to 80-85C/176-185F. Must melt completely to be effective.
Priced from: $4.50

Glyceryl Stearate
Glyceryl Stearate
SKU: GlycerylStearate_1oz
Excellent non-ionic low HLB emulsifier and emulsion stabilizer. Good emollient, opacifier and viscosity builder in emulsions. To make oil in water emulsions must be used with another emulsifier (high HLB), such as polysorbate 20 or ceteareth 20.
Priced from: $4.95

GuarSilk
GuarSilk
SKU: GuarSilk_1.5oz
A cationic derivative of a natural gum that is highly substantive to both hair and skin. GuarSilk™ is THE key ingredient in conditioning shampoos to leave hair soft, shiny and silky. GuarSilk™ is a trademark of The Herbarie. GuarSilk™ is quickly and easily dispersible in room temperature water...
Priced from: $7.75

Polyquaternium 7
Polyquaternium 7
SKU: Polyquat7_4oz
Polyquaternium 7 is an excellent cationic conditioner for hair and skin. It is especially useful in surfactant based systems such as shampoo and shower gel and is perfect for use in spray on, leave in hair conditioners. Polyquaternium 7 is a very good detangler and provides slip for easier...
Priced from: $5.50

UltraMaize
UltraMaize
SKU: UltraMz_2oz
UltraMaize™ is a trademark of The Herbarie. This naturally derived, starch-based (maize) product offers a unique concept to create elegant and stable emulsions with a satiny feel! UltraMaize™ disperses in cold water within minutes. It is ideal as a co-emulsifier and viscosity builder for creams,...
Priced from: $5.75

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