Plant-based actives & multi-functional emulsifiers


Surprise Your
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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.


  • 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). 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

Natural Emulsifiers

  • Plantasens Emulsifier HP10

    Plantasens® Emulsifier HP10 (O/W) 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. more

  • Plantasens Emulsifier HE20

    Plantasens® Emulsifier HE20 (INCI: Cetearyl Glucoside, Sorbitan Olivate) is ideal for platform approaches. Its one-pot process offers formulators a faster, simplified and energy-efficient manufacturing process to develop oil-in-water emulsions with a light and velvety after-feel. more

  • Plantasens Emulsifier HP30

    Plantasens® Emulsifier HP30 (INCI: Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate) has been developed to give formulators more control over viscosity. In addition, this emulsifier‘s affinity to the skin’s amino-acid structure provides the skin a smooth, silky feel. more

  • Plantasens Emulsifier CP5

    Plantasens Emulsifier CP5 (W/O) is a cold processable emulsifier, offering instant moisturization to the skin and a surprisingly light sensation. These are unique features for a natural water-in-oil emulsifier. more

  • Plantasens Emulsifier CP40

    Plantasens® Emulsifier CP40 (W/O) is a cold processable, plant-based emulsifier offering pure pampering skin benefits. It can easily incorporate UV filters into a formulation, making it an excellent choice for protecting and sun care (including water resistant) formulations. more

Alternatives to Silicone, Petrolatum and Lanolin

  • Plantasens Olive LD

    Plantasens Olive LD (INCI: Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables) is a very stable natural alternative to silicone with a mimics silicone sensory profile. It is very light, non-greasy and rapidly absorbed. more

  • 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. The VP R15 is ideal to use in skin care formulations and it‘s especially effective against dry skin. more

  • Plantasens VP 170

    Plantasens® VP 170 is a vegetable alternative to petrolatum designed to rapidly protect and moisturize the the skin, and has the added value of improving shine. This makes the VP 170 ideal for makeup and lip care applications. more

  • Plantasens VL

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


  • Plantasens Abyssinian Oil

    Plantasens Abyssinian Oil (INCI: Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil) is native to the sunny windswept African highlands. Filled with benefits only the African earth and sun make possible, this cold-pressed natural oil illuminates hair and nourishes skin without any greasy after feel. Beautiful to the touch, the oil delights with its ultra-light texture. more

  • Plantasens Olive Squalane

    Plantasens Olive Squalane is 100% olive origin and gives a soft and conditioned skin without greasy after feel. more

  • Plantasens Serums

    Plantasens® Serums are the surest and quickest way to beautiful healthy skin – only simpler. Packed with vitamins, essential fatty acids, phytosterols and olive unsaponifiables, these nutrient-rich lipidic solutions are specially formulated to provide exactly what your skin needs. more


  • Plantasens Sensorial Butters

    Plantasens® Sensorial Butters offer a delightful sensory experience. Each one offers a very creamy texture for soft and smooth skin and is specially manufactured to enhance the sensory profile of a formulation thanks to its unique crystallization process. more

  • Plantasens Natural Butters

    Plantasens® Natural Butters are extracted directly from various seeds and nuts in nature. Each of them offering some of nature’s best moisturizers for skin and hair, like Cocoa and Shea Butter from West Africa, Mango Butter from Southeast Asia or Babassu Butter from Brazil. more


  • Plantasens Cosmetic Wax A4

    Plantasens® Cosmetic Wax A4 is a natural structuring agent derived from non-GMO soybean oil. It present 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. more

  • Plantasens Cosmetic Wax A5

    Plantasens® Cosmetic Wax A5 is a natural structuring agent derived from non-GMO sunflower oil. It present 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. more

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