Disteardimonium Hectorite

A clay ingredient that functions primarily as a viscosity controlling agent that thickens all types of formulas. Disteardimonium hectorite imparts a smooth, velvety feel, making it a luxurious addition to any formula.
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Disteardimonium Hectorite

Overview

Disteardimonium hectorite is a clay ingredient modified to make it compatible with skincare products that contain oils, including lotions, creams, and sunscreens.

This ingredient functions primarily as a viscosity controlling agent. It thickens all types of formulas, and this function also doubles to disperse and suspend other ingredients, preventing them from settling out of the product.

In addition, disteardimonium hectorite plays a role in the aesthetic finish of various skincare products. It imparts a smooth, velvety feel, which makes it a luxurious addition to any formula.