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Natural and renewable additives for cosmetics

J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE France (JRS)

Description :
Mainly issued from wood, the JRS Rettenmaier cosmetic range offers natural and biodegradable ingredients, effective and easy to formulate. Cellulose provides many properties for all cosmetic applications: skin care, hair care, make-up, sunscreens, spray lotions, babycare, dermocosmetics, compacted powders etc…

-- Update 2017 --

• 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.

• 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) : thickener and for transparent gel in deodorants applications and shower gels. Good suspension properties.

• 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® COS 5, VIVAPUR® COS 6 and VIVAPUR® COS 8 (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose & Cellulose Gum): stabilizers and thickeners for opaque formulas , creams and lotions. It is sprayable
- VIVAPUR® CS TEX SUN (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose & Cellulose Gum): stabilizer and thickener with high sprayability efficiency: dedicated to sunscreen sprays

• Texturizing powders: Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VITACEL® CS 20 FC (INCI: Cellulose): soft effect, absorbing sebum for deodorants. Peeling properties at high content. Volumizing effect in mascaras.
- VIVAPUR® CS 130 FM and VIVAPUR® CS 70 FM (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose) sensory agents for masks.

• Softening extra fine powders: Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VIVAPUR® CS 9 FM and VIVAPUR® CS 4 FM (INCI: Microcrystalline Cellulose): to give silkening touch to make-up, skin care and sunscreens…
- VITACEL® CS 5 APPLE, VITACEL® CS 5 OAT and VITACEL® CS 7 ORANGE: to give silkening touch to make-up, skin care and sunscreens

• Volumizing powder: Ecocert / Cosmos certified
- VITACEL CS 300 FC (INCI: Cellulose): to give volume and long effect in mascara and 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 27/01/2017
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