Skin Care Ingredients of the Season

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of beauty and personal care, staying at the forefront of innovation is essential. As formulators, chemists, and R&D professionals, you play a crucial role in creating products that cater to the needs of consumers.
To help you in your product development process, our IMCD Beauty & Personal Care team of technical experts have curated a selection of top skin care ingredients for the season. These ingredients have been carefully chosen for their unique properties and benefits, ensuring that your formulations are effective and on-trend. 

Great Emollience

Eldew® PS-203R: Derived from glutamic acid, Eldew® PS-203R is an exceptional emollient that goes beyond traditional moisturization. Its remarkable ability to promote collagen production makes it ideal for anti-aging formulations. Developed by Ajinomoto, a trusted name in the industry, Eldew® PS-203R can help enhance the skin's elasticity and firmness, resulting in a more youthful complexion.
Dekamol Coco CCLT: Great option to replace petroleum-derived ingredients. Non- greasy and non-fatty skin feel with excellent spreadability. Coconut derived emollient with a denser consistency than similar triglycerides. Contains lauric-acid, known for its properties against acne-causing bacteria. From Jan Dekker. 

Ideal Gelling Agent

KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum:
From CP Kelco, it is used as a gelling agent that forms gels in contact with mono-, di- and multi-valent ions. KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum can be used to prepare structured liquids and gels. Individually, or in combination, two forms of KELCOGEL® can be used to provide flexibility in developing a wide range of gel functional performance properties. KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum provides the opportunity for the development of unique compositions and formulations with demanding functional requirements.  

Natural Emulsifier 

The Oleamuls range of emulsifiers are palm-free, olive oil derived emulsifiers from SOCRI. OLEAMULS® LOW is an innovative non-ionic OW emulsifier, liquid at room temperature, and developed for cold processing it can be used to formulate pleasant sprayable emulsions. OLEAMULS® LOW is an environmentally friendly, PEG free and Palm oil free emulsifier derived from raw materials from renewable sources. 

Skin Protection

IMERCARE Vitalskin:
In today's world, protecting the skin from pollutants is a growing concern. IMERCARE Vitalskin, developed by Imerys, offers a preventative solution against environmental aggressors. This innovative ingredient forms a protective shield on the skin's surface, defending it against pollutants and promoting a healthier complexion. With IMERCARE Vitalskin, you can create products that effectively shield the skin while maintaining its natural balance. 

Skin Conditioning

From Elkem. This is a silicone elastomer gel in a biobased alkane carrier, designed for improved performance and lower carbon footprint. It provides outstanding emolliency and conditioning properties. This versatile ingredient imparts a smooth and silky feel to formulations while improving their spreadability. PURESIL™ ORG 03 TM is an excellent choice for products aimed at nourishing and protecting the skin, leaving it soft, hydrated, and rejuvenated. It is also the perfect ingredient to bring a luxurious feel and appearance to simple skin care formulations.

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