How to obtain clear gels from oily ingredients
1/30/2012 9:41:11 AM
Jenny Cargill from Alfa Chemicals shows the formulation potential of Sucragel. This is a 100% natural thickener and emulsifier and is characterized by its extraordinary gelling properties which enable the formulation of intriguing textures.
Sucragel is a 100% natural, preservative-free, oil-thickening and emulsifying ingredient based on sugar chemistry. Its simplest use is as a liquid emulsifier for cold process o/w emulsions.
However, its main redeeming quality is its ability to gel almost any oily ingredient such as vegetable oils, sun filters, silicones, mineral oils, esters, butters and waxes, into clear oily gels. But how does it manage to do this?
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