Plantasens®

Plant-based actives & multi-functional emulsifiers

Surprise Your
Senses Naturally

PLANTASENS®

Surprise Your Senses Naturally!

PLANTASENS® offers a new and natural source of inspiration to Clariant’s Personal Care product portfolio. Its innovative range of natural ingredients include plant-based actives, multi-functional emulsifiers, and a broad selection of emollients (ranging from vegetable oils and natural butters to alternatives to silicones, petrolatum and lanolin) to help you develop more natural cosmetic products.

Actives

  • Plantasens Olive Active HP

    The skin’s natural aging process cannot be stopped, but Plantasens Olive Active HP can help slow it down significantly. As a powerful anti-aging active, Plantasens Olive Active HP, acts as a natural shield on skin and efficiently protects it from UV-induced lipid peroxidation, scavenges reactive oxygen species (ROS), and prevents the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs).

  • Plantasens Crambisol

    Plantasens Crambisol was specially designed to enrich damaged, fine hair. As a natural hair active, Crambisol penetrates through the cuticle layers and into the cortex, increasing hair thickness and improving elasticity and resistance to breakage. Especially suitable for rinse-off and leave-on products, Crambisol is recommended up to 5% in application.

Natural Emulsifiers

  • Plantasens Emulsifier HP10

    Plantasens Emulsifier HP 10 absorbs very quickly due to its quick break effect, without leaving any residue. This emulsifier also promotes the formation of liquid crystal structures, helping formulators develop very stable creams with fresh and moisturizing properties.

  • 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.

  • Plantasens Emulsifier CP5

    Plantasens Emulsifier CP5 is 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.

  • Plantasens Emulsifier CP40

    Plantasens Emulsifier CP40 is an efficient natural emulsifier base. Suitable for w/o with high pigment content like natural suncare and also suitable for waterproof formulations. It shows excellent compatibility with inorganic UV-filters, wide range of polar and non polar oils (from 20 - 40%). Especially suitable for dry, mature and sensitive skin due to its rich sensory and nourishing skin feel.

Alternatives to Silicone, Petrolatum and Lanolin

  • 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 an ideal choice for sun care applications.

  • Plantasens VP R15

    Plantasens VP R15 is a vegetable alternative to petrolatum that is designed to provide deep moisturization and utmost protection for the skin, while allowing it to breathe naturally. It immediately hydrates and protects the skin and provides a smooth skin feel.

  • Plantasens VP 170

    Plantasens VP 170 is a vegetable alternative to petrolatum designed to rapidly protect and moisturize the skin, leaving a comforting after feel in all body care applications. The added value of improving shine makes Plantasens VP 170 ideal for makeup and lip care applications

  • Plantasens VL

    Plantasens VL has been developed as a plant-based alternative to Lanolin. VL offers a comparable Lanolin feel & sensory; cosmetic finish, and meets the general consumer trend to move away from animal-derived cosmetics.

Oils

  • Plantasens Abyssinian Oil

    Plantasens Abyssinian 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

  • Plantasens Olive Squalane

    Plantasens Olive Squalane is natural (100% derived from Olive), 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. Can be easily incorporated into emulsions, and is compatible with most cosmetic ingredients.

Butters

Waxes

  • Plantasens Cosmetic Wax A4

    Plantasens Cosmetic Wax A4 is a natural structuring agent derived from non-GMO soybean oil. It presents to formulators a fully natural and cost-effective solution to stabilize and/or increase formulation viscosity and is ideal for synthetic-, petroleum- and animal-free concepts

  • Plantasens Cosmetic Wax A5

    Plantasens Cosmetic Wax A5 is a natural structuring agent derived from non-GMO sunflower oil. It presents to formulators a fully natural and cost-effective solution to stabilize and/or increase formulation viscosity and is ideal for synthetic-, petroleum- and animal-free concepts.