The Vida-Care™ FD Series is a range of fast-dispersing cosmetic carbomers and cross-polymers, suitable for aqueous and alcoholic gels, and all personal care emulsions. Vida-Care™ FD2020+ is particularly tolerant of surfactants and so perfect for thickening wash products. Vida-Care™ HEC is naturally derived from cotton and gives a smooth honey-like flow with silky lubricity.




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Vida-Care™ FD10+

A fast dispersing grade of Carbomer, very high viscosity, quick-breaking, clean skin feel. Treated to disperse easily with no lumping. Vida-Care™ FD10+ provides a short-medium flow, making it suitable for clear gels, shear-thinning, ideal for hydroalcoholic gels, rapid wetting.

  • Carbomer

Vida-Care™ FD21+

Highly cross-linked to give high viscosity gels with short flow, producing firm jam-like textures. Lower degree of cross linking compared to Vida-Care™ FD2020+.

  • Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

Vida-Care™ FD2020+

Surfactant tolerant grade, ideal for thickening shower gels and body-wash products for a heavier skin feel.

  • Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

Vida-Care™ HEC

Naturally derived non-ionic, water soluble polymer. Its thickening properties help to improve emulsion stability and benefit the sensory experience for hair and skin care applications.

  • Hydroxyethylcellulose