Viamerine from Aldivia is a range of vegetable derived polyglycerides for personal care applications. Viamerine provides clinically proven moisturising and anti-wrinkle effects and is particularly suitable for formulations where both shine and adherence are sought. The Viamerine® range is certified by COSMOS and Ecocert.
Viamerine as a moisturising agent:
When tested three hours after application against a placebo Viamerine was found to increase the the hydration of the skins outer layer by more than 25%.
Viamerine® as anti-ageing active:
Viamerine® has clinically proven anti-ageing properties. The below images show the result after applying a solution of 5% of Viamerine to the skin.
Skin image analyser before and after Viamerine application
Before application (left) & 1hr after application (right)
Viamerine Water Resistance:
Viamerine has been found to significantly improve water resistance in a range of applications including sun and lip care. Comparison testing found that formulations containing Viamerine are highly hydrophobic and are difficult to remove with water.
SPF Boosting Properties:
Recent SPF testing has discovered that Viamerine has significant benefits for sun care products. An increased SPF protection of over 45% has been measured in an SPF 15 base when formulated with 5% of Viamerine.
- Add up to 50%
- Provides shine, hydration and texture to the lips
- Aid in the dispersion of pigments
Emulsions (including sun care)
- Add up to 5%
- Provides hydration and antiwrinkle properties
- Acts as a co-emulsifer
- Ideal for day/night creams
- Add up to 2%
- Provides hydration and texture to the skin
- Adds shine to hair
- Helps to balance out surfactant irritancy
Viamerine® WH70 (mp approx 60°C)
*number indicates the approximate viscosity in cP