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Opuntia Biocomplex SH
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Vegetable alternative of Hyaluronic acid issued from Opuntia
 
INCI : Opuntia ficus-indica extract Maltodextrin
CAS # : 90082-21-6 / 9050-36-6
Product insights
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
  • Toiletries
  • Make Up
  • Hair care
  • Scalp care
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Sensitive Skins
Properties
- 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.
Formulation
  • 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
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