Despite the growing interest of consumers in natural makeup and sun care, brands struggle to develop effective and sensory products. The blame is laid on the insufficient supply of ingredients, which does not make it possible to solve recurrent problems of stability of this kind of formulations.
In response to these challenges, Gattefossé launched Emulium® Illustro (INCI: Polyglyceryl-6 Polyhydroxystearate (and) Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate), an innovative W/O emulsifier of natural origin. Emulium Illustro (now referred to as “W/O emulsifier”) has been designed principally for use in pigmented formulations.
Challenges of natural formulation
Over the last decade, skin care has gone natural, progressively but with great success. It is undeniable that natural skin care today is as performant, sensorial and pleasant to use as synthetic skin care, indeed more so. This achievement has been obtained as a result of research carried out by scientists across the board, from raw materials to formulation.
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