Emulium® Illustro

Pigment empowered

Emulium® Illustro is a water-in-oil emulsifier that is highly compatible with pigments and UV filters, but also with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients. PEG-free and COSMOS approved, this new ingredient perfectly meets consumer requirements in terms of naturality and formulator expectations in performance and flexibility.

Use level

3-5%

Worldwide approval for cosmetic applications
Listed on IECIC (Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China) 2015
COSMOS approved
Patent pending

Polyglyceryl-6 Polyhydroxystearate (and)
Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate

Today, there is growing consumer interest for silicone-free, natural color cosmetics and sunscreens.
 
Gattefossé has applied its strong knowledge in lipid chemistry to the development of Emulium® Illustro. Six years of research and development have been necessary to create this performant and flexible emulsifier, that can replace water-in-silicone textures.
 

Claims

  • Designed principally for pigmented formulations
  • 100% natural origin
  • Does not require a co-emulsifier
  • Cold-processable
  • Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients

Applications

  • From ultra fluid to thick textures
  • Color cosmetics: foundations, concealers, BB and CC creams, highlighters, eye and lip products
  • Sun care: organic and inorganic sunscreens
  • Skin care
  • Natural, organic and vegan formulations

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