Silicone Hydrogel Emulsions

Hydrogels - Advanced and Powerful Moisture Retention Serums

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Granhydrogel O-NP is an aqueous solution of the polymer blend of glyceryl polyacrylate and poly(vinylmethylether/maleic anhydride) (PVM/MA). Granhydrogel O-NP forms a moisturizing film on skin with a pleasant after-feel, and features the characteristics of a high power of water retention. Although it can be used as a hand/body moisturizing serum, Granhydrogel O-NP performs with a superior silky feel and clear appearance when directly combined with 1-5% of silicone gels (i.e. a Gransil) or low viscosity silicone fluid of 5-20 cPs. The polymers in Granhydrogel O-NP also function as a surface-active agent when oil/silicone ingredients are incorporated. As an excellent moisturizing agent, Granhydrogel O-NP is recommended be used at 5-20% level in most skin care formulas.

Water (and) Glycerin (and) Glyceryl Polyacrylate (and) PVM/MA Copolymer (and) Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin

Granhydrogel GA-NP is a non-drying hydrate or clathrate gel of glyceryl polyacrylate and characterized by the high power of water retention. Granhydrogel GA-NP does not dry when exposed to air for months or even subjected to vacuum for days. The clathrate, or lattice structure, holds water tightly through hydrogen bonding and vander Waal interactions. Granhydrogel GA-NP is a superb moisturizer and particularly useful for applications in transparent formulas.

This ingredient can be salt sensitive in some formulas, so it is preferentially used in non-ionic systems.

Water (and) Glycerin (and) Glyceryl Polyacrylate (and) Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin

Hydrogels with Polysilicone-11

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