Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6 is a skin-friendly synthetic polymer that functions to protect skin’s surface, thicken product consistency, and help keep formulas stable.
Polyacrylate crosspolymers 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 crosspolymers don’t add to the microbial burden. Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6 can stabalise a high percentage of 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.
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