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ENVISIONING BEAUTY

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Looking ahead
TO BRING YOU AHEAD

In a rapidly changing world, requirements and consumer needs are ever-changing, which increase the demands on each and every one of us. This effects the demands placed on companies and brands. Instead of quick reactions - we need to be the fastest. Instead of being generalists - we claim for specialists. Instead of reactionaries - proactivists. Instead of guessing. Envisioning.

This is where we come in to support YOU. Because even if beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, the origin always lies in the inspiration – and in asking the right questions:

Can beauty be experienced? Can beauty be promised? Can beauty be preserved? Can beauty be purely natural? Can beauty be activated? What trends will shape the new beauty?

We’re looking ahead – to bring you ahead.

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IN FIVE FOCUS FIELDS

SENSORIAL EFFECTS

Envisioning all aspects of our senses
… is about creating appealing formulations capturing every aspect of touch and feel.

  • • Mild surfactants
  • • Rheology modifiers
  • • Emulsifiers
  • • Emollients
  • • Pearlizers
FUNCTIONAL CLAIMS

Envisioning the next benefit

… is about developing outstanding product features made for emerging customer needs.

  • • Antiperspirants
  • • Hair conditioning agents
  • • Neutralizers
  • • UV Filters
NATURALS

Envisioning a call for nature

... is about taking ownership of our actions and providing inspiring solutions and high-performing green technologies.

  • • Origins
  • • Green performers
PRESERVATION

Envisioning a safe and effective path

… is about exceeding expectations of the ever changing needs of a safe preservation.

  • • Preservatives
  • • Preservative boosters
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Powered by nature. Advanced with science.

BeautyForward®
WHAT’S NEXT IN GLOBAL BEAUTY TRENDS?

BEAUTYFORWARD EDITION III REGIONAL INSPIRATIONS
Be one step ahead with our latest trends
ATHLEISURE
When wellness meets beauty
ESSENCE
Breaking conventions, igniting emotions

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INGREDIENT FINDERS

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THAT FITS YOUR NEEDS

Clariant Personal Care offers a complete range of cosmetic ingredients, including actives, care ingredients such as moisturizers and emollients, emulsifiers, film formers, hair conditioning agents, pearlizers, preservatives, and mild surfactants.

We provide innovative personal care ingredients and premium cosmetic formulations to support hair & skin care globally, as well as specific solutions for applications such as men’s care, teenage or baby care, wet wipes, color cosmetics, hair styling and sun protection.

  • Anti-perspirants

    • 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

  • Emollients

    • 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 LD

      Plantasens Olive LD 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 Olive Squalane

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

    • Plantasens Natural Emulsifier HE20

      Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier HE20 (O/W) 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 Natural Emulsifier HP30

      Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier HP30 (O/W) 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 Flash 100

      Plantasens Flash 100 is a lightweight emollient that spreads fast and has a smooth and cozy after-feel. It offers a natural alternative to light cosmetic emollients like D5 and isohexadecane and enables a powerful response to consumer demand for airy textures and cushy sensory impressions. Skin care products formulated with Plantasens Flash 100 provide medium to long playtime, a film that is luminous without being glossy and a highly enjoyable finish. The emollient is an ideal candidate for formulations designed for longer spreading times and superlight and slim textures, for instance in make-up and sun and body care, but also in shampoos and masks. Plantasens Flash 100 is excellently suited for products for dry and sensitive skin and promotes efficient delivery of pigments. more

    • Plantasens Flash 80

      Plantasens Flash 80 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 comforting sensory profiles. Skin care products formulated with Plantasens Flash 80 provide short playtime, a luminous but not glossy film and delightful finish. In deodorants and make-up, but also in hair care products such as leave-in conditioners, it combines superlight feel with ultrafast spreading and absorption and minimal oiliness. more

  • Emulsifiers

    • Hostacerin DGI

      Hostacerin DGI is a polyglycerol based emulsifier with high emulsifying effect and pleasant skin feel. more

    • Plantasens Natural Emulsifier HE20

      Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier HE20 (O/W) 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 Natural Emulsifier HP30

      Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier HP30 (O/W) 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

  • Hair conditioning agents

    • Genadvance® Hydra

      GENADVANCE® Hydra (INCI: Lauryl/Myristyl Polyrinicinoleate & 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 and Butylene Glycol) 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. GENADVANCE® Repair is probably the most weight efficient hair conditioning agent, so very economical to use. 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

  • Mild surfactants

    • 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. GlucoTain Care formulations are available below in the 'Downloads' tab. Discover Value with GlucoTain. To learn more, click here . more

    • GlucoTain Clear

      GlucoTain Clear 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. GlucoTain Clear formulations are available below in the 'Downloads' tab. Discover Value with GlucoTain. To learn more, click here . more

    • 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. GlucoTain Flex formulations are available below in the 'Downloads' tab. 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 is a mild sugar surfactant with refatting effects, it is non-tropical sourced, based on sunflower oil and sugar. more

    • Hostapon CT LIQ

      Hostapon® CT Liquid is a highly effective, low-cost alternative to traditional paste taurates. It is ideal for both cold processable and clear formulations. Hostapon® CT Liquid is your easy-to-formulate, sulfate-free solution. more

    • Hostapon SCI- 85 C

      Hostapon SCI- 85 C 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. min 84% active substance - Flakes more

  • Neutralizers

    • Neutrotain DMG

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

  • Pearlizers

    • 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

    • 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

  • Preservation boosters

    • 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 (INCI: Phenethyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Caprylate) is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent Supports at every pH, alternative to Phenoxyethanol, no listed preservative. more

  • Preservatives

    • JM ActiCare

      JM ActiCare is a silver-based preservative for personal care products. more

    • Nipaguard PO5

      Nipaguard® PO blends deliver superior performance compared to other market standards. Derived from Piroctone Olamine, these highly efficient blends provide you with an all-in-one preservation – from formula to headspace. They are easy to handle and process. more

    • 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 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 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 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

    • Nipaguard SCV

      Nipaguard SCV is part of the Nipaguard Zero line of optimized preservative blends that contain no parabens, yet deliver comparable performance. Nipaguard SCV is a synergistic broad-spectrum blend of antimicrobial agents comprising Velsan SC, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol and Benzoic Acid. more

  • Rheology modifiers

    • Aristoflex AVS

      Aristoflex AVS is rheology modifier with excellent sensoric benefits. more

    • Aristoflex AVC

      Aristoflex AVC is a versatile polymer, offering exceptional rheological properties for all kinds of cosmetic formulations. This multi-purpose rheology modifier (pre-neutralized) gives formulations an excellent sensory benefit and is ideal for cream gels and aftershave products with melting sensorics , e.g. in suncare and men's care. more

    • Aristoflex BLV

      Aristoflex BVL is a polymeric emulsifier for low viscous formulations. more

    • Aristoflex HMB

      Aristoflex HMB is a polymeric emulsifier compatible with high amount of oils and surfactants. more

    • Aristoflex Silk

      Aristoflex® Silk 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 TAC

      Aristoflex TAC is suspending agent suitable for surfactant-based systems. more

    • Aristoflex Velvet

      Aristoflex Velvet is a multi-purpose rheology modifier delivering soft, velvet skin feel and unique benefits in a wide range of formulations. more

  • UV sunscreen

    • Eclipsogen Sorb M

      This UV filter provides a broad absorption spectrum, is highly photostable and compatible with most cosmetic ingredients. It's easy to formulate, allowing cold process formulation, and boosts efficacy for other UVB absorbers. more

    • Eclipsogen Sorb S

      Highly efficient in formulations even at low concentrations. Intensive protection from UVA filters. Easy to formulate, e.g. readily solubilized in commonly used cosmetic emollients. more


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