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Natural and renewable additives for cosmetics

J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE France (JRS)

Description :
Mainly from wood, the ingredients in the JRS Rettenmaier Cosmetics range are natural and biodegradable. Cellulose brings many very interesting properties in all cosmetic applications: care, hair, makeup, sunscreen, spray lotions, baby care, dermocosmetics, compacted powders, solid cosmetics, etc.
-- Update 2020 --

• Natural EXFOLIANTS for the Substitution of polyethylene beads : Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VITACEL® CS (grade) G / VITACEL® (grade) F (INCI: Cellulose): white scrubs of different size for face and body.
- VIVAPUR® CS (grade) S (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose): spherical white scrubs, brilliant , gentle for face and dedicated to all types of skin.
- Colored beads available.
- VIVAPUR® CS (grade) R5 (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose & cellulose): Hard and angular particles for enhanced abrasiveness
- VIVAPUR® CS (grade) color: colored spheres, blue, pink, red, green, yellow, brown, black (charcoal)…


• Natural transparent thickeners
- VIVASTAR® CS 302 SV and VIVASTAR®CS 352 SV (INCI: Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch) thickener agents for transparent formulas and instant preparations.
- VIVAPHARM®CS 152 HV (INCI: Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose) : transparent thickener for deodorants applications and shower gels. Good suspension properties.
- VIVASTAR CS xx ALGINATE : transparent thickeners moisturizers and filmformers

• Natural stabilizers: Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VIVAPUR®CS 032 XV (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose & Xanthan Gum) : stabilizer and thickener for opaque formulas. It allows to suspend actives, pigments and UV filters and give a soft touch..It is sprayable.
- VIVAPUR® CS TEX SUN (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose & Cellulose Gum): stabilizer and thickener with high sprayability efficiency: dedicated to suncare
- VIVAPUR® CS TEX EASY(INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose & Cellulose Gum& Xanthan Gum) : last JRS innovation, easy to prepare and more robust: specially dedicated to extreme pH formula or with high percentage of electrolytes.

• Texturizing powders: Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VITACEL® CS 20 FC (INCI: Cellulose): soft effect, absorbing sebum in deodorants. Volumizing effect in mascaras. This small fiber also brings cohesion in solid cosmetics
- VIVAPUR® CS 130 FM and VIVAPUR® CS 70 FM (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose) sensory agents for masks. Sensory agents for masks or compaction binder for compressed forms

• Sensory Ultra-fine powders alternatives to plastic powders : Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VIVAPUR® CS 9 FM and VIVAPUR® CS 4 FM (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose): provide a silky touch in skincare, make-up and sunscreen and acts as a wrinkle-filler agent
- VITACEL® CS 5 APPLE, VITACEL® CS 5 OAT and VITACEL® CS 7 ORANGE: silkening powders for make-up, skin care and sunscreens. Special efficiency in the formulation of Pickering emulsions
- VIVAPUR CS sensory 5: new génération of JRS ultra fines powders with soft-focus effect
- VIVAPUR CS sensory 15S: more round powder that brings softness in make-up and skin-care
- VIVAPUR CS sensory 12: alternative to Nylon in skin-care and make-up

• Volumizing powders: Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VITACEL CS 300 FC (INCI: Cellulose): brings volume in mascara .
- VITACEL® CS 2000 FC (INCI: Cellulose) : lenghthering effect in mascaras
- VIVASTAR CS xx ALGINATE : volumizing agent in Hair care

Product family :
Intermediate products > Functional additives

Sectors/Markets :


Bio-based content
Cellulose and organic gum / Fruits / Cereals
100%, Calculated by weight percentage

Environmental gain
Product 100% organic and renewable, ECOCERT and COSMOS, biodegradable

Geographical target markets, Manufacturing place, Place of supply in plant biomass, Standards - Labels, Physical data, Implementation, Classification list (CAS-REACH), Available quantity, Estimated price, Additionnal content
Last update 26/03/2020
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