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.
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.
- Designed principally for pigmented formulations
- Does not require a co-emulsifier
- Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients
- Patent pending
Use level 3-5%
100% natural origin (ISO 16128)
Polyglyceryl-6 Polyhydroxystearate (and) Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate (and) Polyglycerin-6
China NMPA notified
Thanks to Emulium® Illustro, emulsification is easy, fast and can be cold-processable without any co-emulsifier.
When formulating Emulium® Illustro, choosing the right emollients is essential to prevent stability issues.
Discover how to select them in this video!
Designed principally for pigmented formulations, Emulium® Illustro helps to disperse pigments and UV filters and obtain homogeneous and stable formulas.
Discover how to formulate a natural, sensorial and efficient foundation with our W/O emulsifier Emulium® Illustro!
Emulsions containing Emulium® Illustro present a:
- Unique sensory imprint
- Light and soft afterfeel
- "Skincare" touch
- Glowy finish and moisturized feeling on the skin
Emulium® Illustro has been evaluated at 5% in a natural foundation and validated non-comedogenic through a dedicated clinical trial.
This emulsifier has been proven to bring a uniform, flawless skin appearance and enhance the skin quality, even without any make-up.