Vegetable alternative of Hyaluronic acid issued from Opuntia
INCI : Opuntia ficus-indica extract Maltodextrin
CAS # : 90082-21-6 / 9050-36-6
Obtained from the juice of Prickly pear cladodes, containing a natural blend of mucilages and fibers, it is considered as a vegetable alternative of Hyaluronic acid. Contains 30 to 40% of polysaccharids.
Application & properties
- Skin Care
- Hair Care
- Make Up
- Hair care
- Scalp care
- Sensitive Skins
- Short and long term hydration
- Promotes skin repair
- Improves skin appearance (improves smoothness, reduces skin scaliness)
In-vitro tests: can induce strong skin repair effect, similar to hyaluronic acid.
Clinical trial: topical application of 2% produced 15% skin hydration increase after 2 weeks.
OPUNTIA BIOCOMPLEX SH is ideal for anti-aging products and face, body and hair moisturizers.
- Appearance : Powder
- Solubility : water dispersible
- Use level % : 0,5 to 5%
- Recommendations : Can be added at any step cold /hot process (up to 85°C)
pH range 3-7