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Hydroxy Ethyl Cellulose

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DESCRIPTION- This thickening agent is extracted naturally from the cellulose of pine and spruce tree trunks and is widely used in making household cleaning products, lubricants, and cosmetics.

INCI Name- Hydroxyethylcellulose

Molecular Formula- C36H70O19

Alternate Names- Cellulose Hydroxyethylate, Cellulose Hydroxyethyl Ether

Purity of the Ingredient- 99%

Country of Origin- United States of America

 BENEFITS AND USES-

  • This natural gum is used to thicken and modify the texture of your formulations like body butter, creams, shampoos, conditioners, lip masks, etc.
  • It produces crystal clear serums that effectively deliver the actives into your skin.
  • You can add it to your cleansers to exceptionally boost their performance.
  • It controls the flow of the products which in turn affects the consistency of the formulation.
  • You can find it in floor cleansers and detergents as well.

 HOW IT WORKS-

  • It works by forming a non-clumpy gel that thickens the formulations.
  • It suspends the solid particles in the solution to make the formulation stable.

 CONCENTRATION AND SOLUBILITY-

  • The recommended concentration for use is 0.5% to 3%.
  • It is soluble in water, ethanol, and acetone, and is insoluble in oil.

 HOW TO USE-

  • Add our pure hydroxyethylcellulose into glycerin to break up any lumps.
  • Add this to the water phase and heat it.
  • Pour the oil phase into this mixture to prepare an emulsion.
  • Finally, add other ingredients to complete the formulation.