natrathix™ bio cellulose

chemistry: cellulosics

INCI/chemical name: Cellulose Gum

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Natrathix™ Bio cellulose is a nature-derived, biodegradable rheology modifier with suspension capabilities that maintains emulsion stability of skin and sun care formulations with a desirable skin feel.

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Thank you, in-cosmetics global judges and congratulations, to the 183 other in-cosmetics global Innovation Zone nominees. We’re so pleased that Natrathix™ bio cellulose was recognized as the Bronze award winner for best functional ingredient. 

So, if you’re formulating for skin or sun care, lotions or gels, now there’s even more reason to contact Ashland. 

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features and benefits
  •  sustainability
    • nature-derived (82% natural origin content according to ISO 16128 -2:2017)
    • inherently biodegradable
    • COSMOS-validation
    • non-GMO
    • vegan suitable
    • clean INCI
    • sustainably sourced: wood-based cellulose from FSC and PEFC-certified suppliers1 with zero deforestation practices
  • delivers thickening and suspension
    • effective thickening; enables clear formulations
    • suspension capabilities
    • emulsion stabilizer
  •  improved aesthetics vs most common natural thickener
  •  provides formulation versatility
    • electrolyte and minerals tolerant
    • effective across wide pH range (4-8)
    • no neutralization required
    • cold processible
    • compatible with other nature-derived polymers

1Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)

  • skin creams, lotions, gels
  • face masks
  • sun care
  • foundations and bb creams

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