Polyacrylate-13

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A skin-friendly synthetic polymer that functions to protect skin’s surface, thicken product consistency, and help keep formulas stable. In our formulas, Polyacrylate-13 is part of a proprietary thickener-emulsifier and combines with polyisobutene and polysorbate 20 to create supple, silicone-like textures without the use of silicones.

Polyacrylate polymers work by gelling the water in a product to help suspend particles and oil droplets. Unlike natural polymers (i.e. xanthan gum), there is no slimy, stringy effect. Better yet, polyacrylate polymers don’t add to the microbial burden. Polyacrylate-13 can stabalise a high percentage of oils (up to 50%!) and active ingredients where other thickeners would fail. With its aptitude in particle suspension it can optimise delivery of those actives as well. It provides a smooth, bouncy, pleasant texture and forms a light layer over the skin’s surface to protect and lock in moisture.

 

Products with Polyacrylate-13

  • Beam Me Up

    A$46.00A$148.00
    50ml10ml
    reparative hydra cream: illuminate + mend

    The royal treatment for stressed, lacklustre skin. A light, nutrient-packed hydrating cream to soothe redness and irritation, rebuild barrier strength and boost elasticity. Visibly brighten with powerful antioxidant protection for plump, happy, glowing skin.

  • Night Shift

    A$52.00A$165.00
    50ml10ml
    tone balancing treatment: restore + correct

    Enhance luminosity overnight while working to boost skin integrity. Combat visible signs of photoaging, alleviate the appearance of redness, refine texture and deeply hydrate for a noticeably brighter, more even complexion.

  • Ctrl Z

    A$46.00A$148.00
    50ml10ml
    replenishing overnight facial: plump + reset

    Ever wish for an “undo” button for your skin? This multitasking facial is it. Powerful actives gently slough dead cells, plump and smooth, deeply detoxify, intensely hydrate, and diffuse the look of tonal and inflammatory imperfections. It’s an all-in-one reset for a juicy, bright, renewed appearance.

 

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