Euperlan NL Pearl offers opacifying and pearlizing effects without using pigments. It has quality attributes in hair care applications, as demonstrated in wet and dry combing tests, anti-hair breakage measurements and suppleness tests.
The ingredient is biodegradable and suitable for ethylene oxide-free and sulfate surfactant-free solutions. It is cold processable and can be formulated in shampoos, body washes, shower gels and more, allowing a natural origin content of up to 99%, according to ISO 16128.
Nadine Le Bris, market development hair, body, oral care at BASF, commented: “The number of consumers interested in certified natural cosmetic products is increasing. With Euperlan NL Pearl, we enable producers of shampoos and body wash products to develop formulations with outstanding performances and attractive sensory properties.”