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Sensory + Performance + Benefits = Essential

Every brand has its heroes, the workhorse product range that is essential to their core applications. Typically, brands continue working to perfect these ranges to deliver on the performance and benefits consumers expect. These essentials are at the core of their lines for a reason: they play a key role in consumer daily beauty and personal care routines and often have a cult following. Whether it’s the rich lathering, deeply moisturizing shampoo or the silky smooth primer, or that sunscreen that melts into the skin with no residue, every essential product has one thing in common—no compromise when it comes to consumer expectations.

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Energize Hair Mask
Delight Conditioner
Explore Sun Cream
Boost Skin Care Cream
Groom Brow Pomade
Illuminate Highlighter Serum
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Energize Hair Mask

If your hair needs a deep conditioning moment that does not require a lot of work, this hair mask is made for you. Let it glide softly across your locks, it will leave your hair feeling soft and smooth without heaviness. Moreover, it restores and protects your hair from breakage, heat and frizz while imparting volume.

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  • DOWSIL™ CE-7081 Smart Style: Amino silicone elastomer microemulsion designed to give more flexibility, bounce and hold to hair. Increases smoothness, provides long lasting hair hydrophobicity and improves conditioning by reducing hair friction for easy wet and dry combing.

  • DOWSIL™ 969 Emulsion: Cationic based emulsion of amodimethicone. Conditioning and heat protecting agent. Gives ease of styling, decreases dry combing force and provides slipperiness on wet hair.

  • DOWSIL™ CE-7114 Silicone Quat MicroEmulsion: Nonionic microemulsion of a quaternized amino-functional silicone polymer. Delivers multiple benefits in hair care applications such as conditioning, enhanced volume, reduced drying time and hair breakage, color and heat protection.

  • DOWSIL™ EL-7040 Hydro Elastomer Blend: Silicone elastomer with velvet and smooth touch, compatible with a large variety of cosmetic oils (UV filters, esters, vegetable oils) as well as hydrophilic ingredients (water, glycols). Improves the rinsability of the product.

CARGILL BEAUTY

  • Satiaxane™ VPC 930: Polysaccharide produced by a biotechnological fermentation process. Thickening, stabilizing and natural suspending agent. COSMOS approved. Gives transparent gels.

EARTHOIL BY UNIVAR SOLUTIONS

  • Organic FFL Virgin Coconut Oil: Fair For Life oil produced in coastal Kenya. Cold-pressed from the fruit very quickly, retaining the unique and tropical coconut fragrance, unlike heavily processed coconut oils. Stable oil with a long shelf-life thanks to its high saturated fat content. Provides good spreadability and imparts hair conditioning properties.

KAO CHEMICALS EUROPE

  • DANOX® HC-30: Powerful conditioner combining fatty alcohols and cationic polymers for excellent flyaway control and good sensory feel. Also acts as an emulsifier for ready-to-make conditioner. Vegetable origin and environmentally friendly. Natural origin index of 0.94 according to ISO 16128.

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Delight Conditioner

This creamy leave-in conditioner will bring superior styling and shining properties while revitalizing your straight style! Thanks to its rich gel-cream texture it spreads easily and can be worked on any type of hair and used even on-the-go. Its natural and very special lemon scent will for sure enchant you…

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  • HydroxySHIELD™ Polymer: Innovative hydroxyamino functionalized silicone that delivers superior conditioning of damaged hair surface, restores hair’s hydrophobic state and provides reduced breakage and ease of styling benefits. Brand-new polymer that provides a shield of multi-functional benefits protecting hair from heat, color and damage.

  • SoftCAT™ Polymer SX-1300X: Provides volume control and a smooth look to hair. Improves the silicone deposition.

  • DOWSIL™ CE-7081 Smart Style: Amino silicone elastomer microemulsion designed to give more flexibility, bounce and hold to hair. Increases smoothness, provides long lasting hair hydrophobicity and improves conditioning by reducing hair friction for easy wet and dry combing.

  • DOWSIL™ FZ-3196 Fluid: Moderate volatility silicone fluid, which allows a good spreadability upon application. Improves compatibility with vegetable oils
  • DOWSIL™ BY 25-337: Excellent W/Si+O emulsifier for thick and jelly textures.

EARTHOIL BY UNIVAR SOLUTIONS 

  • Organic FFL Virgin Coconut Oil: Fair For Life oil produced in coastal Kenya. Cold-pressed from the fruit very quickly, retaining the unique and tropical coconut fragrance, unlike heavily processed coconut oils. Stable oil with a long shelf-life thanks to its high saturated fat content. Provides good spreadability and imparts hair conditioning properties.

HALLSTAR

  • Sensolene® Light ET: COSMOS approved low viscosity active emollient with a very light and evanescent touch. Has a high refractive index imparting hair shine and provides antioxidant benefits.

DOWN UNDER

  • Lemon Myrtle Oil: Essential oil containing a large amount of citral, which imparts a natural powerful lemon fragrance to the product; anti-microbial and air-purifying properties. COSMOS approved.

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Explore Sun Cream

Get ready to explore, you have found your essential sunscreen! Composed of mineral and organic UV filters, this W/O emulsion will keep your skin protected in all situations, from beautiful beaches to your tiny balcony! The combination between silicone fluids and elastomer provides softness and slipperiness to this formula for a sensory experience with #nocompromise.

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  • DOWSIL™ ES-5600 Silicone Glycerol Emulsifier: Low viscosity cold-process W/Si and W/O silicone emulsifier. Excellent particles stabilizing properties and pleasant sensory benefits

  • DOWSIL™ EL-9081 Silicone Elastomer Blend: High clarity and low odor mixture of high molecular weight silicone elastomer and a volatile silicone fluid. Acts as sensory and texture enhancer with smooth feel without balling effect when rubbed on the skin.

  • DOWSIL™ VM-2270 Aerogel Fine Particles: Hydrophobic silica with superior oil and sebum absorption properties thanks to its huge specific surface 600m²/g. Imparts a nice sensory profile and improves stability.

  • DOWSIL™ FZ-3196 Fluid: Moderate volatility silicone fluid, which allows a good spreadability upon application. Improves compatibility with organic UV filters.

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Boost Skin Care Cream

Want to give your skin the love it deserves? Try this ah-mazing light cream that is fluid in texture but rich in emollients. It will boost your beauty by leaving your skin perfectly nourished and hydrated. This cream glides very easily, has a final smooth and cocooning after-feel and is non sticky and non greasy.

CARGILL BEAUTY

  • StarDesign™ Power: Combination of starches with emulsifying and thickening properties. Can be used alone to create emulsions with high oil content or with a co-emulsifier to stabilize fluid emulsions. It is 93% natural according to ISO 16128. Provide a characteristic sensoriality.

  • Actigum™ VSX 20: COSMOS approved and biodegradable thickener, suspending agent and stabilizer with a wide pH stability and compatibility.

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  • DOWSIL™ EP-9610 Cosmetic Powder: Silicone elastomer with reduced agglomeration that provides a unique smooth, bouncy and silky feel with optical effect and sebum control. Can be used for color cosmetics and skin care products, easy to use.

  • DOWSIL™ HMW 2220 Non-Ionic Emulsion: Ready-to use water-based emulsion of an extremely high viscosity polymer with good conditioning properties. Gives excellent moisturization perception and silky touch. Improves comfort to wear.

HALLSTAR

  • Olivem® LV Flex: Versatile O/W primary emulsifier designed for the development of light and hyperfluid emulsions while ensuring a pleasant skin feel.

ANGUS

  • TRIS AMINO™ ULTRA PC: 100% biodegradable multifunctional additive, pH buffer that can be used at low dosage. Excellent safety profile, mild for the skin.

BIOSYNTHETIC TECHNOLOGIES

  • BioEstolide™ 30: Low viscosity plant-based emollient with excellent oxidative stability. Provides light lubricious non-oily feel. Biodegradable with a high bio-content and a natural origin index of 0.69 according to ISO 16128.

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Groom Brow Pomade

Dreaming of a moonlight look that will last all night? This creamy serum will illuminate your face instantly for any desired day and night glazed highlights. It is both comfortable to wear and easy to apply.

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  • Sensolene®: Readily biodegradable lipid derived from olive oil with a biomimetic activity. Improves formula spreadability, has great sensorial properties, a high dermocompatibility and a pro-barrier effect.

KAO

  • LEVENOL® H&B: Mild naturally-derived emollient. Improves skin moisture, texture and conditioning. Used as cold processing co-emulsifier. Natural origin index of 0.75 according to ISO 16128.

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  • DOWSIL™ FA PEPS Silicone Acrylate: Low D4, D5, D6 long lasting film-former designed for color cosmetic applications. Provides excellent sebum and wear resistance. Formulated in a bio-based carrier, allows cosmetic formulations to have a higher naturality content (ISO 16128 eligible content up to 60%).

  • DOWSIL™ EL-TIPS Silicone Elastomer Blend: Low D4, D5, D6 silicone elastomer with low odor and low color designed for skin care and color cosmetic applications. Delivers a powdery feel, blurring effect, slipperiness and smoothness. Formulated in a bio-based carrier, allows cosmetic formulations to have a higher naturality content (ISO 16128 eligible content up to 70%).

  • DOWSIL™ ES-5373 Formulation Aid: Cold process Si+O/W emulsifier with very low odor. High oil phase load capacity. Ability to form low viscosity emulsions and to support various types of oils.

  • DOWSIL™ 3903 Liquid Satin Blend: Sensory enhancer with a unique rheology. Brings intense lubricity, luxurious satin like feel and smoothness. Helps to maintain a good long lasting effect.

  • ACULYN™ SILTouch Rheology Modifier: Inverse emulsion of sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer in dimethicone 2 cSt. Cold process emulsifier and thickening agent. Low D4, D5 and D6 content. Versatility in a broad pH range.

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Illuminate Highlighter Serum

Dreaming of a moonlight look that will last all night? This creamy serum will illuminate your face instantly for any desired day and night glazed highlights. It is both comfortable to wear and easy to apply.

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  • DOWSIL™ FA PEPS Silicone Acrylate: Low D4, D5, D6 long lasting film-former designed for color cosmetic applications. Provides excellent sebum and wear resistance. Formulated in a bio-based carrier, allows cosmetic formulations to have a higher naturality content (ISO 16128 eligible content up to 60%).

  • DOWSIL™ EL-TIPS Silicone Elastomer Blend: Low D4, D5, D6 silicone elastomer with low odor and low color designed for skin care and color cosmetic applications. Delivers a powdery feel, blurring effect, slipperiness and smoothness. Formulated in a bio-based carrier, allows cosmetic formulations to have a higher naturality content (ISO 16128 eligible content up to 70%).

  • DOWSIL™ ES-5373 Formulation Aid: Cold process Si+O/W emulsifier with very low odor. High oil phase load capacity. Ability to form low viscosity emulsions and to support various types of oils.

  • DOWSIL™ 3903 Liquid Satin Blend: Sensory enhancer with a unique rheology. Brings intense lubricity, luxurious satin like feel and smoothness. Helps to maintain a good long lasting effect.

  • ACULYN™ SILTouch Rheology Modifier: Inverse emulsion of sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer in dimethicone 2 cSt. Cold process emulsifier and thickening agent. Low D4, D5 and D6 content. Versatility in a broad pH range.

HALLSTAR

  • Sensolene®: Readily biodegradable lipid derived from olive oil with a biomimetic activity. Improves formula spreadability, has great sensorial properties, a high dermocompatibility and a pro-barrier effect.

KAO CHEMICALS EUROPE

  • LEVENOL® H&B: Mild naturally-derived emollient. Improves skin moisture, texture and conditioning. Used as cold processing co-emulsifier. Natural origin index of 0.75 according to ISO 16128.

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