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On the 17th and 18th of November Lubrizol exhibited with Surfachem at SCS Formulate 2015. 

SCS Formulate is the UKs largest exhibition for cosmetic and personal care ingredients. At SCS this year Lubrizol presented a range of new concepts and introduced a brand new polymer that provides resistance against water and wear. 


The Sweet Escape

The quest for beauty involves offering new textures and colours to suit the needs and expectations of consumers, as well as their increasing desire to see more optimistic messages and claims in their daily life. Follow Lubrizol on a sweet escape.

Lubrizol have developed six simple and innovative textures illustrating novel concepts and performance benefits for different skin care applications.

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Sun Care Concept: Solutions to formulate efficient sun care forms with good aesthetics

Protecting the skin against UV radiation is a well established necessity. Lubrizol have developed a new concept that shows that UV absorbers are not the only essential ingredient in sun screen formulations. Using Cabopol, Pemulen and Novethix technologies Lubrizol  demonstrate the wide range of application forms and aesthetics that are possible whilst still providing excellent UV protection. 


Using Carbopol Polymers to stabilse Microbeads


  • Carbopol® Ultrez 20 polymer is suitable for formulations containing medium to low levels of conventional or specialty surfactants.
  • Carbopol® Aqua SF-1 polymer provides excellent suspension in cleansing formulas.
  • Carbopol® Aqua SF-2 polymer offers transparency and suspension at low pH.
  • By combining Carbopol® polymers with Glucamate™ thickeners, you will boost the overall performance and optimize the costs of your formulation.

With Carbopol® polymers…the possibilities are endless.


*NEW* Avalure Flex-6 Polymer:

Multifunctional flexible solution for formulating high performance skn care, sun care and colour cosmetics. Avalure Flex-6 provides:

  • Water & wear resistance
  • Rheology modification
  • Emulsion stabilisation
  • Pigment dispersion

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