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GLUCOTAIN® can remove oil and dirt effectively

GlucoTain is a sugar-based, EO- and sulfate-free surfactant range with the answer to consumers’ desire for more skin-friendly products without compromising on cleansing. As a well-balanced mild surfactant GlucoTain offers the high compatibility benefits of non-ionic surfactants and good cleansing efficacy of amphoteric ones. Discover GlucoTain four different solutions to fulfill your cleansing formulations needs.

Cleansing test

After a long day, the last thing consumers want to struggle with is removing their makeup. But how can they ensure complete removal while being extra mild to their skin?

The GlucoTain range has been put to the test against cocamidopropyl betain (CAPB) when removing makeup, and Clariant demonstrated that up to five strokes are needed to remove makeup on skin using the same cotton pad.

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  • GlucoTain Clear
    GlucoTain Clear (INCI: Capryloyl/Caproyl Methyl Glucamide) is our EO- and PEG-free hero surfactant for fresh and light formulations and an excellent solubilizer for fragrances for all kinds of products. This sugar surfactant offers formulations a boost through light and fluffy foam, easy rinse-off, and a squeaky-clean skin feel. Suitable for all skin types, GlucoTain Clear provides an ideal solution for refreshing, vitalizing shower products, hand wash, and 2-in-1 shower and hair products.Providing powerful foaming and cleaning in personal care and home care formulations, GlucoTain ingredients emit radically less CO2 from cradle to gate than for example the widely used APGs.
  • GlucoTain Plus
    GlucoTain Plus is sugar based mild surfactant and our passionate lathering cleanser. With its light and abundant foam, it leaves the skin with a deep clean feel and makes hair cleansing truly enjoyable. GlucoTain Plus works best with: Facial cleansers for oily skin, make up removers, deep cleansing shampoos for oily and greasy hair as well as anti-dandruff shampoos.
  • GlucoTain Care
    GlucoTain Care is the most tender in our mild sugar surfactant family. With its rich and creamy foam, it still remains easy to rinse off and leaves a gently conditioned and moisturized after feel. Especially suitable for dry, damaged and sensitive hair and skin. Due to its sensory profile it is recommended for conditioning, repair and baby shampoos as well as pampering facial cleansers. Discover Value with GlucoTain. To learn more, click here
  • GlucoTain Flex
    GlucoTain® Flex is our versatile sugar surfactant offering freedom when formulating. It supports the development of sulfate-free and CAPB-free formulations, and with its creamy foam, it leaves a squeaky-clean and nourished after-feel. Learn more about the story of Glucotain.

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