Ingredients: Acacia Senegal Gum
Acacia Senegal Gum
This ingredient mixes with water to form a jelly like consistency. Heating the water to around 75C is recommended to speed up hydration and it is recommended
that the granules be added to the water whilst it is being stirred to prevent agglomeration.
Natural from the Acacia Tree
This ingredient is a natural film former and has some thickening power and can be used in a wide range of water-containing products. Recommended usage
levels range from 0.2-3% in a finished formulation as higher levels may become very sticky.
This can help adhere products to the skin where you are wanting to increase the wear characteristics of your product. Its ability to form a film is
also useful in products containing sunscreen actives.
Natural formulations looking for a film former.