Personal Care

Personal Care Ingredients Market 

Description and products: The Personal Care market or Personal Care Industry is also commonly referred to as the Beauty or Cosmetics or Health and Beauty market. Companies active in this market have a shared objective which is to manufacture or market products that help consumers with personal hygiene, to enhance their health and to improve their personal beauty and provide protection to their bodies 

At IngreCore, when we refer to the Personal Care Market, we refer to all manufacturing and research companies that use Personal Care Ingredients and Chemicals as raw materials in order to manufacture and produce Personal Care products for consumers. We segment the Personal Care Ingredient market in 5 submarkets and each submarket covers multiple Personal Care consumer products which we call Applications. Submarkets are Decorative Cosmetics, Hair Care, Oral Care, Skin Care, Body Care and Perfume. Shampoos and Hair conditioners are examples of applications related to Hair Care. For every application IngreCore offers a broad range of high-quality Personal Care Ingredients and chemicals from natural ingredients, conditioning polymers, Active Ingredients, Preservatives, to commoditized and innovative specialty chemicals.  

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Best available price $6.69/kg

Octyldodecanol
Item #: 1127
Octyldodecanol is a transparent, odorless fatty alcohol. It is compatible for personal care products, where a wide range of pH is required. A medium spreading emollient. Octyldodecanol is a very common base within the formulation of emollient esters. It has very good penetration features with high stability levels, making it appropriate for deodorants, decorative cosmetics and skin care products. This material also has strong solvent, humectant and gloss enhancing features.
Best available price $812.00/kg

Bakuchiol
Item #: 3240
Bakuchiol is a phenol-like substance which is derived from bakuchiol seeds, mainly from the Psoralea corylifolia plant. The powder is a bio-based powerful anti-oxidant with anti-aging, anti-acne and antibacterial properties. Bakuchiol finds its application mainly in decorative cosmetics and skin care, and primarily in creams, oils and emulsions. The effects are similar to those of retinol (vitamin A), however in light conditions, stability of bakuchiol is even better. Due to lower risk of skin irritation, Bakuchiol is a good alternative for all skin types, especially sensitive skin. It has a shelf life of 36 months.
Best available price $11.95/kg

Niacinamide
Item #: 3241
Niacinamide ULNA is a moisturizing agent which gives the skin a comfortable and pleasant feel. The chemical name is nicotinamide, which is a form of vitamin B3. Niacinamide ULNA has an ultra low nicotinic acid content. It acts as anti-oxidizing, anti-aging and anti-acne agent. It also has lightening and whitening properties. Niacinamide ULNA contributes to a healthy skin by protecting and repairing from UV damage and by improving the skin's elasticity. It also reduces skin blemishes. The Niacinamide ULNA powder is used in a variety of skin care products, from anti-aging creams to skin serums to facial masks. It has a shelf life of three years.
Best available price $331.50/kg

Sodium Hyaluronate
Item #: 3242
Sodium Hyaluronate PC 5 is a low molecular weight polymer of the natural moisturizer sodium hyaluronate. It has an average molecular weight of around 5,000 daltons. The low weight allows it to easily penetrate the skin, making it especially usable in face and skin care products. It improves cell (re)generation making it anti-aging. This, combined with Sodium Hyaluronate PC 5's excellent moisturizing properties makes this an excellent product to hydrate, moisturize and soften the skin and face. Sodium Hyaluronate is also available in higher molecular weight with 10.000 daltons, called Sodium Hyaluronate PC 10 or with 1.0-1.5 million daltons called Sodium Hyaluronate PC 1000.
Best available price $3.04/kg

Sodium Cocoyl Alaninate
Item #: 2233
Alaninate SC30-5 is a very gentle surfactant that is based on the natural amino acid L-Alanine. This anionic amino acid surfactant is made from L-Alanine and coconut oil fatty acid. Alaninate SC30-5 has good foaming properties, especially in neutral and weakly acidic conditions. It produces a rich, creamy foam. In combination with cationic polymers it can be a great conditioner, giving a perfect hair/skin feel. Alaninate SC30-5 is a good moisturizer and has 30% solid content and 5% sodium chloride.
Best available price $2.93/kg

Sodium Lauroyl Glycinate
Item #: 2235
Glycinate SL is an amino acid derived surfactant that is extremely mild. It's high foaming and creates a creamy and elastic foam that will leave a silky and very pleasant skin feel. When used as a co-surfactant it reduces irritancy and boosts foam properties of the formulation. It can be used in a wide range of personal care applications from skin and body care to hair care and oral care. Glycinate SL is based on the natural amino acid Glycine, and it is biodegradable.
Best available price $2.49/kg

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate (Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate if pH
Item #: 2228
Based on L-Glutamic Acid, Glutamate DC30 is a very mild surfactant which is typically used for baby care products and other sensitive hair, skin and body care products. Because it is based on the natural amino acid Glutamic Acid, it is highly biodegradable. It will leave a very pleasant skin feel and for hair care products it imparts great hair combability. In addition Glutamate DC30 is an outstanding cleaner and a high foaming surfactant that works especially well at lower pH and it also boosts foaming properties of the formulation. Glutamate DC30 has a moderate tolerance to hard water and salt presence. Also available as 40% solution with 40% solid content, called Glutamate DC40 and as powder, called Glutamate DC100.
Best available price $2.82/kg

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate (Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate if pH
Item #: 2229
Glutamate DC40 is a high foaming surfactant in a 40% solution. It's anionic in nature and is based on the natural amino acid Glutamic Acid. It provides great foam structure to the end product and it will leave the skin feeling very pleasant and silky. It can be used in a wide variety of personal care products, from shampoos to shower gels and from face products to baby products. In hair care products it improves the combability of the hair, both dry and wet. The INCI name is Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate and it's also availabe as powder, called Glutamate DC100 or in 30% solution, called Glutamate DC30.
Best available price $15.40/kg

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate (Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate if pH
Item #: 2230
Glutamate DC100 is a powder form of Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate. It has a salt concentration with a maximum of 16%. Glutamate DC100 is a high foaming, anionic, amino acid surfactant. It's a natural product based on the amino acid glutamic acid. It has great biodegradability and has reasonable tolerance to both salt and hard water. Glutamate DC100 is a mild surfactant that will leave the skin feeling extremely pleasant and silky. It is easy to use and easy to store and has a shelf life of 24 months. Also available as 30% and 40% solution, called Glutamate DC30 and Glutamate DC40.
Best available price $1.91/kg

Glycereth-26
Item #: 1179
IngrePol Glycereth-26 is a non-ionic surfactant of polyoxyethylene(26) Glyceryl Ether. Glycereth is referring to a polyethylene glycol ether of glycerin and the 26 relates to the average ethoxylation value. This plant and glycerin based ingredient is an outstanding lubricant and humectant that provides a smooth, luxurious skin feel and is not greasy at all. IngrePol Glycereth-26 can be used as foam modifier, thickener, solubilizer, conditioning agent, is a good dispersant and perfect lubricant for Skin & Sun Care, Hair Care and Body Care products.
Best available price $0.91/kg

Polyquaternium-7
Item #: 1073
What is Polyquaternium 7? Polyquaternium 7 is an aqueous solution of a cationic copolymer of diallyldimethylammonium chloride and acrylamide. It is preserved with 0.5% Sodium Benzoate. A highly charged cationic water-soluble copolymer, Polyquaternium 7 is perfect for anhydrous formulations and soluble in both glycerin and propylene-glycol. It is one of the most used polymers in the world today in personal care products, toiletries, and home care applications.
Best available price $1.34/kg

Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Item #: 1099
Betaine CP30 is an amphoteric surfactant, manufactured from hydrogenated (hardened) coconut oil and is preserved with 0.3% sodium benzoate. It provides excellent viscosity features and foam boosting characteristics to anionic based cleansers. It is commonly used in shampoo formulations to improve conditioning effects for the hair and reduce static build up. Betaine CP30 is stable and efficacious over a broad pH spectrum and is suitable for cationic and anionic surfactants.
Best available price $5.64/kg

C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Item #: 1128
What is C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate – the chemical name of C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate is benzoic acid and C12-15 alkyl esters. It’s a clear, low-viscosity liquid and belongs to the group of personal care esters, featuring a lower molecular weight than other esters. Alkyl Benzoate is the benzoic ester of C12-15 fatty alcohols with carbon chain lengths ranging from 12-15. It’s a commonly used synthetic ingredient with a proven track record in cosmetic products. This emollient acts as a wetting and dispersing agent while being highly spreadable. It is a very common component for sunscreens and decorative cosmetics due to its ability to disperse UV filters and pigments. In addition, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate is used in a variety of skin care, body care, hair care and decorative cosmetic formulations. In cosmetic ingredient review C12 15 alkyl benzoate in skin care, functions as a popular non-oily emollient and skin conditioning agent. The recommended use levels range from 1-5%. The shelf life is 24 months after the date of manufacture. Store product in original, tightly sealed containers, in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated environment. Ensure containers are stored below 30°C. Product has pour point lower than -20°C and can thus be safely stored at around 0°C.
Best available price $124.95/kg

Sodium Hyaluronate
Item #: 3244
Sodium Hyaluronate PC 1000 is a high molecular weight sodium hyaluronate polymer. Its molecular weight of 1,000,000 to 1,500,000 makes the skin very soft and glossy and reduces water loss from the skin. This makes Sodium Hyaluronate PC 1000 an excellent moisturizer. It also has excellent film forming and lubricating properties due to the high molecular weight. Sodium Hyaluronate PC 1000 can be used in many skin and face products like creams, lotions, toners and masks. Sodium hyaluronate is also available in lower molecular weight (Sodium Hyaluronate PC 5 and Sodium Hyaluronate PC 10).
Best available price $1.22/kg

Lauryl Glucoside
Item #: 1172
Lauryl Glucoside50CE is a non-ionic surfactant belonging to the family of Alkyl Polyglucosides. What is Lauryl Glucoside - an aqueous solution of C12-14 fatty alcohol polyglucoside, which is made from natural raw materials: glucose derived from corn (corn sugar) and fatty alcohols from coconut and palm kernel oils (everything is RSPO MB grade). It's known for its mildness, foaming performance and ability to reduce skin irritation and therefore very suitable for a wide range of personal care, home care, baby care and skincare products. Lauryl Glucoside in skin care is used in facial masks, skin moisturizers and shaving creams. For cleaning products, due to it's caustic stability and solubility in highly concentrated salt, Lauryl Glucoside50CE can be used for caustic, neutral and acidic hard surface cleaners for Homecare and Institutional Cleaning. The shelf life is 24 months after the date of manufacture, and it should be stored in a tightly closed container in a cool and dry environment.
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Maris Sal
Item #: 3255
The Dead Sea is about ten times saltier than regular seawater and the salts have unique mineral composition, properties and are offered in various particle sizes. The grain size of this salt is fine (between 1-2mm) and this makes Dead Sea Salt - Fine a popular choice for use as exfoliator, salt scrubs, and as ingredient in other bath products. Dead Sea Salt - Fine is extracted directly from the Dead Sea and is fully of natural origin, free of allergens and is said to have postive effects for skin, muscle and joint health.
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Dead Sea Salt - Powder
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Maris Sal
Item #: 3256
Dead Sea Salt - Powder is salt derived from the Dead Sea by evaporation, it is 100% of natural origin. The salt is in powder form (90% of particles < 1mm) and rich in a wide and unique range of minerals that make the salt highly usable in skin & body care products. Its unique properties make it a desirable additive to bath salts, exfoliators, scrubs, shampoo bars, skin and face creams, and anti aging creams, amongst others. Dead Sea Salt - Powder offers many of the same benefits that swimming in the Dead Sea has. It does not contain any of the 26 fragrance allergens. Dead Sea Salt is also available with particle size 1-2 mm and is called Dead Sea Salt - Fine.
Best available price $9.11/kg

Allantoin
Item #: 1057
Allantoin is a skin protectant with anti-irritant properties that promotes the renewal of the skin, softening skin, and aids in wound healing. This active ingredient is widely used in cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications in the form of creams, lotions, lip products, shaving creams, suntan products and baby products. It can also be used in various oral products such as toothpaste and mouthwash. Allantoin complies with CTFA and JSCI requirements.
Best available price $18.71/kg

Kaolin
Item #: 3246
White Clay Kaolin is a mineral derived 100% natural (ISO16128) powder. White Clay Kaolin can provide a wide range of desirable properties to many types of formulations. White Clay Kaolin is a great ingredient for regulating the sebum that the skin excretes. It can also be a great and natural antimicrobial or purifying agent. White Clay Kaolin can be used in a wide range of skin care products, but it excels in products designed for sensitive and/or dry skin.
Best available price $22.42/kg

Illite
Item #: 3245
Green Clay Illite is a powdery clay derived from natural minerals. It is 100% natural according to ISO16128. Green Clay Illite can provide a wide range of attributes to many types of formulations. It can act as a purifying agent, but also as an antimicrobial agent. Green Clay Illite can also be used as a sebum-regulating agent. It can be used in a wide range of hair and skin products, and works especially well in formulations designed to counter greasy or oily skin and hair.

Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Item #: 3254
Cocamidopropyl Betaine 35 is an amphoteric surfactant that is compatible with all other types of surfactants; in combination with other surfactants, it will reduce the irritating effects of the other surfactants while at the same time producing a very pleasant, fine, stable and rich foam. It can also be added to thicken a formulation. Cocamidopropyl Betaine 35 is very widely usable in skin care, hair care and body care products. It can even be used in baby products, and products like deodorants, after shaves, as well as a wide variety of (laundry) detergents.
Best available price $1.36/kg

Glycerin
Item #: 1163
Glycerin 99.7 Ph is vegetable-based and meets the Ph. Eur., USP and Food Chemical Codex standards. It has numerous certifications, including Kosher, Halal, GMP+ and FSSC. Glycerin 99.7 Ph can be used in a wide range of markets, from pharmaceutical, medical, personal care and food to all kinds of industrial applications. It's odorless, colorless, non-toxic and sweet tasting. As a pharmaceutical excipient it has strong moisturizing, lubricating and plasticizing properties. For personal care products it's well known as a humectant and solvent.
Best available price $1.51/kg

Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside
Item #: 1167
Caprylyl-Capryl Glucoside50CE, is a 50% solution that is suitable for use in products for individuals with sensitive skin. Also referred to as Alkyl PolyGlucoside (APG), this surfactant creates great lather for body washes, shampoos and other personal care products. This green ingredient can also be used in home, institutional and industrial cleaning products. Cosmos, RSPO MB and Reach certified, Caprylyl-Capryl Glucoside50CE is biodegradable, and plant derived.
Best available price $1.80/kg

Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside
Item #: 1168
A cleansing agent used in natural body washes, face washes, shampoos and other foaming cosmetics, Caprylyl-Capryl Glucoside60CE is a 60% natural, earth-friendly, plant-based biodegradable surfactant that is highly versatile. It is often used in delicate skin products and can be used to replace polysorbates to solubilize essential oils and fragrances. Also known as Alkyl Polyglucoside 0810, IngreCore’s Caprylyl-Capryl Glucoside60CE is Cosmos, RSPO and REACH certified.
Best available price $1.85/kg

Caprylyl/Decyl Glucoside
Item #: 1169
Caprylyl-Decyl Glucoside62CE is a non-ionic surfactant belonging to the family of Alkyl Polyglucosides. The natural raw materials, plant starch and fatty alcohols, ensure that this ingredient is perfectly biodegradable. In Personal Care cleansing products it's used as secondary surfactant and known for it's mildness, foaming performance and ability to reduce irritation. For cleaning products, due to it's caustic stability and solubility in highly concentrated salt, Caprylyl-Decyl Glucoside62CE can be used for caustic, neutral and acidic hard surface cleaners for Homecare and Institutional Cleaning.