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ENVISIONING BEAUTY

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OUR SOLUTIONS

At Clariant, we are focused on providing customers with a wide selection of specialties designed for a wide range of applications. Our personal care portfolio includes care ingredients such as emollients, emulsifiers, preservatives, mild surfactants, pearlizers, actives and more.

The Personal Care team at Clariant North America, offers formulation and market expertise…

  • to help bring companies and brands ahead
  • to exceed consumer expectations
  • to envision solutions for fast-evolving cosmetic challenges

Let’s work together. We can help inspire your next formulation concepts with unique formats and textures.

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CREATIONS FROM OUR CONSUMER CARE INNOVATION CENTER

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The Barbershop Rituals

A MEN'S GROOMING CONCEPT

Even for the DIY consumer at home, men’s grooming can still be a delightful sensorial foray into facial and hair care. Thoughtfully crafted, these 6 new prototypes from Clariant are designed to inspire formulators, from boutiques to brands alike.

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B-light Saber

ENERGIZING & PROTECTING STICK

Formulated with natural structuring waxes that offer an ideal balance between hardness and melting profile. It leaves the skin nourished and non-greasy thanks to the lightweight emollients.

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Time to Bounce

DAILY REJUVENATING CREAM

This cream’s memory foam-like texture creates a smooth and fun sensory experience. It combines rheology modifiers to offer a fresh and silky application.



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DetoxShot

MICELLAR MILK

This sprayable milk formulation provides a fine and delicate mist to detox and cleanse the skin. Formulated with mild ingredients and superfood active ingredients for a luxurious and conditioned after-feel.

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Hydration Gel Mask

REJUVENATING WATER GEL MASK

A refreshing formula, great for stressed skin in need of some cool recovery. Use as a leave-on mask treatment or a summer night moisturizer.

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Inspiring Market Concepts
DISCOVER WHAT’S TRENDING

  • The Curl Project

    The Curl Project goes root to tip targeting textured hair with the moisture and specific care curls crave to be their natural best. This new regimen of inspirational care formulations puts consumer needs for frizz control, manageability and repair top of mind, and is proven to deliver. more

  • ReMAGINE

    Clariant introduces ReMAGINE, a new personal care trend for dynamic consumers looking for sustainable and effective products that can adapt to their routines. more

  • Naturally ME

    Naturally ME, the new line of high RCI formulations by Clariant, has been designed to provide consumers a relaxing oasis away from their busy lives. Consumers are looking for ways to getting well and staying well. For their personal care needs, they turn to products that are green, simple, effective and convenient. Naturally ME delivers just that – bringing you a relaxing self-care routine to indulge right in your own home. more

  • Indulge

    Clariant introduces Indulge, a new personal care trend that connects your senses on an emotional level with cosmetic products. more

  • Essence

    Essence by Clariant breaks formulation and market conventions by using consumer-friendly ingredients in unique and innovative ways. more

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IN FIVE FOCUS FIELDS

  • Plantasens Olive LD

    Plantasens Olive LD is a natural, very stable emollient which provides a premium sensory in numerous skin care and hair care products. The outstanding sensory profile makes it a sensorial alternative for dimethicone, and its very good solubilization power for crystalline UV filters makes it an an ideal choice for sun care applications. more

  • Plantasens Carefeel Light

    Plantasens Carefeel Light (INCI: Ethylhexyl Oleate) is a super light natural emollient with outstanding dry after-feel. Provides immediate skin replenishment and instant moisturization, for caring but non-greasy formulations. Along with its excellent compatibility with other ingredients it can be used in a broad range of skin care applications. more

  • Plantasens Flash 80

    Plantasens Flash 80 (INCI: Dodecane / Fragrance) is a lightweight emollient characterized by fast spreading and a fabulous satiny after-feel. Being natural, it represents a perfect alternative to light emollients like D5 and a powerful aid for responding to the market’s call for weightless textures and silky sensory profiles. more

  • Plantasens Abyssinian Oil

    Plantasens Abyssinian Oil (INCI: Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil) is a unique oil derived from the Abyssinia plant – native to the sun-drenched windy open African Highlands and the South American Caatinga, some of the world regions that receive the highest UV exposures from the sun. A cold-pressed natural emollient with excellent heat stability and oxidation resistance with a great cushony after feel. Its unique composition, rich in omegas 6 and 9 and long-chain triglycerides leaves the skin nourished and hydrated. more

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  • Plantasens Emulsifier HP30

    This GMO-free and PEG-free natural emulsifier system provides robust formulations. A patented well balanced emulsifier system with a high affinity to the skin’s amino-acid structures that adheres to the skin, giving a smooth and silky skin feel. Moisturizing, natural beauty for all skin types and especially suitable for products developed for sensitive skin. more

  • Plantasens Emulsifier CP5

    Especially designed for formulating low viscous w/o emulsions with very low oil phase content and with no need of further stabilizing ingredients such as waxes. Plantasens Emulsifier CP5 is 100 % vegetable origin, GMO-free, based on a unique association of natural glycerides and olive unsaponifiables. These ingredients confer to a high emulsifying effect and an exceptional moisturizing capacity. more

  • Plantasens Emulsifier DGI

    A natural PEG-free emulsifier based on a patented technology. In combination with other emulsifiers or co-emulsifiers it allows a wide range of w/o textures due to its high emulsifying effect. Emulsions obtained with Plantasens Emulsifier DGI (INCI: Polyglyceryl-2 Sesquiisostearate) have very good spreading properties on the skin and provide a cushony after-feel. more

  • Hostaphat KW 340 D

    A versatile emulsifier suitable for demanding formulations thanks to its strong emulsifying and stabilizing properties. Emulsions with Hostaphat KW 340 D (INCI: Triceteareth-4 Phosphate) obtain great texture making the ingredient an ideal choice for caring non-greasy formulations. more

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  • GlucoTain Care

    GlucoTain Care (INCI: Cocoyl Methyl Glucamide) 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. more

  • GlucoTain Sense

    This powerful sensory additive adds a deep caring after-feel to your rinse-off formulations. GlucoTain® Sense (INCI: Sunfloweroyl Methylglucamide) is a mild sugar surfactant with refatting effects, it is non-tropical sourced, based on sunflower oil and sugar. more

  • Hostapon SCI -85 G

    Hostapon SCI- 85 G is a mild, anionic surfactant which gives high, dense and creamy foams making it suitable choice in the production of cream shampoos, body washes etc.85% Active Substance - Granules more

  • Hostapon CGN

    Hostapon CGN is a very mild anionic surfactant based on a natural amino acid and coconut oil giving an excellent skin feel in shower gels and facial & body washes. more

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  • Perlogen SF 3000

    Perlogen SF 3000 (INCI: Aqua, Glycol Distearate, Laureth-4, Cocamidopropyl Betaine) is a cold-processable, liquid pearlizer for rinse-off products, winner of the Henkel Best Innovation Contributor Beauty Care Award 2017. It delivers excellent silky shine to shampoos at low use concentrations due to a special manufacturing process. more

  • Perlogen SF 117

    Excellent pearlizing shine at low use concentrations due to a special product manufacturing process. Perlogen SF 117 (INCI: Aqua, Glycol Distearate, Laureth-4) is a betaine- and sulfate-free pearlizer. more

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  • Aristoflex Silk

    Aristoflex® Silk (INCI: Sodium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate) is a multi-purpose rheology modifier delivering outstanding, silky skin feel and unique benefits like great salt tolerance in a wide range of formulations. The ideal polymer for formulations with active ingredients. more

  • Aristoflex AVS

    Aristoflex AVS (INCI: Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Crosspolymer) is rheology modifier with excellent sensory benefits. more

  • Aristoflex HMB

    Aristoflex HMB (INCI: Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer) is a polymeric emulsifier compatible with a high amount of oils and surfactants. Hot and cold O/W formulations, viscoelastic, glossy and stable formulations, rich and elegant skin after-feel. more

  • Aristoflex TAC

    Aristoflex TAC (INCI: Ammonium Acrylodimethyltaurate/Carboxethyl Acrylate Crosspolymer) is suspending agent suitable for surfactant-based systems. Stabilizes particles like pearls, organic and inorganic pigments, zinc pyrithione, oil droplets and air bubbles in surfacant systems, synergestic effects with biopolymers. more

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  • Caremag D

    Consumer enthusiasm for safer, natural Personal Care is spreading to deodorants, reflected in the steadily increasing demand for new deodorants claiming to be aluminum-free. more

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  • Genadvance Hydra

    GENADVANCE® Hydra (INCI: Lauryl/Myristyl Polyricinoleate & Glycerin) is one of Clariant’s most Nature-friendly hair care ingredients for consumers who need to take care of their hair’s everyday wear and tear. Coming from a family of natural moisturizers, it delivers a great after-feel on dry hair. Hair feels moisturized and manageable. Because of its properties, this hair conditioning agent can be also used in products for children. more

  • Genadvance Life

    GENADVANCE Life (INCI: Polyquaternium-116) is a hair conditioning agent that brings hair back to life. It is particularly efficient for thin and limp hair, delivering volume, shine and a breath of new life into hair. It will not make hair frizzy, can be used in many hair care formats, especially in silicone-free products, and it is very eco-friendly. more

  • Genadvance Repair

    GENADVANCE Repair (INCI: Quaternium-98) does what its name promises, making very damaged hair sleek, smooth and healthy again. It also prevents further damage much better than current damage-protecting ingredients more

  • Plantasens Crambisol

    Plantasens Crambisol (INCI: Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Phytosterols, Oleyl Alcohol) was designed to address damaged and thinning hair. As a natural hair active it penetrate through the cuticle layers and into the cortex for strengthening the hair from the inside out. Especially suitable for rinse-off and leave-on products, Crambisol is recommended up to 5% in application. more

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  • Neutrotain DMG

    NeutroTain DMG (INCI: Dimethylglucamine), renewable and versatile neutralizer for hair dyes, straighteners, aqueous gels and vegetable fatty acid soaps. This mild alkaline neutralizer is based on sugar. more

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While Origins gives access to the world’s ancient natural heritage, our Green Performers provide a powerful antidote to the myth that natural means less sophisticated in terms of function. The Green Performers range is composed by more than 50 ingredients that offers substantiated sustainable technologies for key building blocks of cosmetic formulations.

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As one of the main pillars of the Naturals platform, Origins celebrates both the wealth of global biodiversity and the magic of local roots. It uses Clariant’s extensive worldwide network of local partners to provide access to a whole new world of exotic biomes and age-old plant knowledge, complemented by transparent sourcing, responsible cultivation, and fascinating narratives.

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  • Velsan Flex

    Thanks to its high water solubility and Renewable Carbon Index (RCI) of 93%, the award-winning Velsan Flex meets the rapidly evolving challenges of international personal care markets by showing great preservation boosting power together with a broad formulation flexibility. more

  • Velsan SC

    Velsan SC (INCI: Sorbitan Caprylate) is a rheology modifier, emulsifier and preservative booster in skin care products.For more details see our Innovation Spotlight video. more

  • Velsan SPA

    Velsan® SPA is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent. Supports at every pH, alternative to Phenoxyethanol, not listed preservative. more

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  • Nipaguard SCA

    Nipaguard SCA (INCI: Sorbitan Caprylate, Benzyl Alcohol) is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent designed for the preservation of a wide range of cosmetics and toiletries. Nipaguard reduces the preservative load of your formulations significantly by use of synergist Velsan SC. A COSMOS approved product as an alternative to Phenoxyethanol. more

  • Nipaguard SCL

    Nipaguard SCL (INCI: Sorbitan Caprylate, Capryloyl/Caproyl Methyl Glucamide, Potassium Sorbate) is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent designed for the preservation of a wide range of cosmetics and toiletries. This Cosmos blend is high on renewable ingredients, which makes it ideal for preservation of natural cosmetic products. An innovative alternative to parabens. more

  • Nipaguard SCE

    Nipaguard SCE is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent comprised of a synergistic blend of benzoic acid in Velsan SC (INCI: Sorbitan Caprylate) and propanediol. The product exhibits microbial activity against a wide range of bacteria, yeast and molds. Nipaguard SCE is Ecocert certified, which makes it ideal for preservation of cosmetic products with “natural”claims. more

  • Nipaguard SCP

    Nipaguard SCP is part of the Nipaguard Zero line of optimized preservative blends that contain no parabens, yet deliver comparable performance. Nipaguard SCP is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent comprising a synergistic blend of Velsan SC in Phenoxyethanol designed for the preservation of a wide range of cosmetics and toiletries. It provides activity against gram positive and gram negative bacteria, yeasts, and molds. more

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Sensorial effects

Envisioning Our Senses

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Envisioning The Next Benefit

Natural ingredients

Envisioning A Call From Nature

Preservation

Envisioning A Safe Path

Active ingredients

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Sensorial effects

Envisioning Our Senses

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Envisioning The Next Benefit

Natural ingredients

Envisioning A Call From Nature

Preservation

Envisioning A Safe Path

Active ingredients

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