Sulfate-free surfactants

When developing sulfate-free shampoos, the main challenge faced by the formulator is to achieve foaming and viscous products. The selection of sulfate-free surfactants is essential to achieve high performance products.   Surfactants Surfactants are essential components in cosmetics. From body hygiene to skin moisturising cosmetics, and even tooth and nail care products, surfactants are found…

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Nutriose®: high tolerance soluble fiber

Experts recommend a fiber intake of 27-45 g/day, depending on the population group concerned, well above what the population usually eats in general. Furthermore, the ingested fiber must be both soluble and insoluble, in the appropriate proportion. It is often difficult to meet these recommendations, so fiber-enriched products are a good option. At Quimidroga, we…

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Antimicrobial N2000: the MIT-free preservative for effective fabric softeners at low concentration and wide pH range

The detergency industry is moving quickly to find substitutes for MIT (Methylisothiazolinone) as preservatives, forced by a change in legislation that will take effect next May. One of these substitutes is the Antimicrobial N2000: a 35% solution of dodecylguanidine hydrochloride (DGH) in propylene glycol/dipropylene glycol used to control algae, bacteria and fungi. DGH is a…

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AlgaPur™ HSHO, the high oleic vegetable oil with maximum stability and low environmental impact

In Cosmetics, biologically based and sustainable origin ingredients represent the global trend that is experiencing the greatest growth, and vegetable oils are a group of ingredients of this type. However, the massive use of some vegetable oils is associated with the destruction of large forest areas, which are now dedicated to monoculture. To respond to…

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