Personal Care

POLYCOS A-240 BF

INCI Name: Hydroxypropyl Guar

Polycos A-240 BF is a non-ionic hydroxypropyl guar. This natural polymeric thickener swells and develops viscosity quickly. It comes at different levels of viscosities and has been optimised for salt and alcohol tolerance.

Polycos A-Series products are as rheology modifier ideal for thickening formulations and hydro alcoholic solutions and provide an emollient and lubricating film forming effect to the skin. They can be used as viscosity modifier, emulsion and foam stabilizer, in a wide range of personal care applications.

Key Features

  • Reduction of skin irritation and redness induced by detergents
  • Reduction of skin stiffening caused by surfactants
  • Skin protection by supplying a thin film of polymer
  • Providing a softened skin surface with a smooth silky feel and after feel
  • Providing in shaving products lubricity and improves facial skin after feel
  • Stabilize oil-in-water emulsion systems and foam
  • Impart slip in extrusion and on skin