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Aristoflex® Silk Polymer

RHEOLOGY MODIFIER WITH GREAT SALT
TOLERANCE AND OUTSTANDING SENSORY

Aristoflex® Silk (INCI: Sodium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate) extends Clariant’s range of Aristoflex® rheology modifiers valued by the Personal Care industry for their exceptional thickening and texturizing properties as well as their unique sensorics. The China-approved, EO-free and ready-to-use polymer offers a number of benefits to support formulators in answering consumers’ requests for highly functional and protecting products.

EXCEPTIONAL SOFT SKIN FEELING FOR PREMIUM FACE CARE PRODUCTS: DISCOVER ARISTOFLEX® SILK

With its great salt tolerance and premium silkiness, Aristoflex® Silk Polymer is the solution for complex skin care formulations – a true partner which suits your specific requirements. Aristoflex® Silk is ready to use and easy to add at any formulation stage as it disperses quickly in the water or oil phase.

Aristoflex® Silk can be used to bring perfect silkiness to sun care and skin-whitening products in addition to face creams, eye relaxing creams, and skin boosting/detoxing face masks.

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Key Benefits

  • Viscosity across broad pH range
  • Improved electrolyte tolerance
  • Compatible with DHA, sun filters and pigments
  • Good stabilization properties

ideal for formulations with active ingredients

  • Great salt tolerance
  • Suitable for sun care and skin-whitening products
  • Improved color stability
  • Compatible with AHAs, DHA, organic and inorganic sun filters and pigments

Aristoflex® sensory overview

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Key Benefits

Sensory

ARISTOFLEX AVC
Our most versatile
good stabilization, thickening and emulsification properties Light, fresh
ARISTOFLEX AVS
AVC variant for a broader pH range
compatible with DHA, suitable for self-tanning, anti-aging and whitening products due to improved color stability Light, fresh
ARISTOFLEX AVL
Liquid, ready-to-use polymeric emulsifier
easy to use liquid dispersed Polymer, excellent emulsification properties, starts to thicken very quickly Silky, fresh
ARISTOFLEX BLV
Polymeric emulsifier for low viscosity formulations
low usage concentration compatible with high amount of oils Slightly caring
ARISTOFLEX HMB
Can be used without additional emulsifiers
can be used without additional emulsifiers in leave-on & rinse-off, compatible with high amount of oils, particle stabilization, high compatibility with surfactants Slightly caring, rich skin feel
ARISTOFLEX Silk
Outstanding sensory properties with great salt tolerance
viscosity across broad pH range improved electrolyte tolerance up to 2% salt, compatible with DHA, sun filters and pigments, good stabilization properties Silky, soft
ARISTOFLEX Velvet
Polymeric stabilizer, high compatibility with organic solvents
excellent compatibility with organic solvents, particle stabilization, extremely clear gels Soft, velvety
ARISTOFLEX Tac
Suitable for surfactant based systems and low viscosity emulsions
particle stabilization for rinse-off Products, suspension in leave-on products Smooth

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