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Conditioning Agents

Conditioning Agents

Silky Softness Consumers Will Love

Consumer enjoyment of many personal care products is greatly impacted by how they feel on the skin and hair. Products that leave you feeling soft, silky, and healthy contribute to an overall feeling of wellness, confidence and contentment.

Conditioning agents play an important role in the overall sensory perception of shampoos, conditioners, skin cleansers, creams and lotions.

Our range of conditioning agents includes:

ACTIVSOFT:

  • Excellent slip and conditioning for skin and hair
  • Improves foam quality and stability

CONDICARE:

  • Leaves soft, silky feel on the skin
  • Protects hair against damaging effects of processing
  • Reduces build-up in hair
  • Conditions without suppressing foam
  • Reduces static flyaway

Our range includes:

ACTIVSOFT C-13

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

ACTIVSOFT C-13 is a self-hydrating cationic polymer, naturally derived from the guar bean, that is commonly used as a conditioning agent in shampoos, cream rinse conditioners, shower gels, body wash, and skin cleanser formulas.

ACTIVSOFT C-14

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

ACTIVSOFT C-14 is a cationic polymer, naturally derived from the guar bean, that is completely compatible with most common anionic, cationic and amphoteric surfactants. It is ideally suited for use in two-in-one conditioning shampoos and moisturizing skin cleansing products. When used in personal cleansing formulations, ACTIVSOFT C-14 imparts a soft, elegant after-feel to the skin and also enhances wet comb and dry comb properties to shampoos and hair conditioning systems.

ACTIVSOFT C-14H

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

ACTIVSOFT C-14H is a cationic polymer, naturally derived from the guar bean, that is completely compatible with most common anionic, cationic and amphoteric surfactants. It is ideally suited for use in two-in-one conditioning shampoos and moisturizing skin cleansing products. When used in personal cleansing formulations, ACTIVSOFT C-14H imparts a soft, elegant after-feel to the skin and also enhances wet comb and dry comb properties to shampoos and hair conditioning systems. ACTIVSOFT C-14H gives a slightly higher viscosity than ACTIVSOFT C-14.

ACTIVSOFT C-14 MR**

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

Similar to ACTIVSOFT C-14 but with a higher viscosity.

ACTIVSOFT C-17

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

ACTIVSOFT C-17 is a highly charged cationic polymer, naturally derived from the guar bean. ACTIVSOFT C-17 is completely compatible with most common anionic, cationic, and amphoteric surfactants and is ideally suited for use in two-in-one conditioning shampoos and moisturizing skin cleansing products. When used in personal cleansing formulations, ACTIVSOFT C-17 imparts a soft, elegant after-feel to the skin and also enhances wet comb and dry comb properties to shampoos and hair conditioning systems.

ACTIVSOFT CD

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

A highly charged cationic conditioning polymer for skin and hair that does not contribute to viscosity build.

CONDICARE PQ 7*

Polyquaternium-7

CONDICARE PQ-7 is a highly charged cationic co-polymer that provides clarity and compatibility to anionic systems. This co-polymer is highly water-soluble and is ideal for use in hair and skincare applications.

CONDICARE PQ10-4

Polyquaternium-10

CONDICARE PQ10-4 is a cationic conditioning agent used in personal care applications. It is mild and compatible with anionic, nonionic, cationic and amphoteric systems. CONDICARE PQ10-4 also is completely soluble in water, which allows it to be used in clear systems.

EMPIGEN® S18

Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine

A silicone-free hair conditioning agent minimizes the build-up effect, provides conditioning and anti-static effect. Formulation viscosity builder.


*Paraben version available upon request.

**COSMOS approved grade.