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- 05/20/2021

Lubrizol: New Formulation Benefits Discovered for Lubrizol Life Science Beauty’s Kelco-Care™ Diutan Gum

HPC Today

Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) is uncovering new benefits of Kelco-Care™ diutan gum for skin care, sun care and color cosmetics formulations.

“Our team of researchers and scientists continue to look for new ways to enhance our nature-based ingredients to meet sustainability goals and consumer expectations,” said Maxime Fougere, Global Marketing Manager, LLS Beauty. “We’re excited to have found new benefits for Kelco-Care™ diutan gum that meet these needs.”

Key skin care benefits include:
• Immediate moisturizing effect that lasts all day long making it a truly multifunctional ingredient for skin care formulations
• Excellent stability at high temperature, maintaining the viscosity of sunscreens during the summer season
• Strong pigment suspension capabilities to meet the growing demand for natural-derived makeup

Kelco-Care™ diutan gum, which entered the market last year, is a microbial polysaccharide produced by fermentation and is an ideal stabilizer in skin care, sun care and color cosmetics formulations.

Lubrizol has a global agreement with CP Kelco® to bring Kelco-Care™ diutan gum to the beauty and personal care markets.