KRATON ELLAMERA

HYDROGENATED STYRENIC BLOCK COPOLYMERS (SBC)

ELEVATING BEAUTY THROUGH INNOVATION

KRATON™ developed ELLAMERA™ as the new product line in oil modification for cosmetics. It is specifically designed for Health & Beauty formulators, who want to create a breadth of leading-edge experiences.
Contact:
Komma
 
Sebastiano Moscardin
Team Leader Adhesive & Elastomer
SPECIALTY CHEMICALS ITALY
phone: +39 02 964 260 15
fax: +39 02 383 007 25

PROPERTIES

  • Tight specifications around residuaIs
  • Sealed plastic bags to avoid spillage
  • Film formation
  • Easy and uniform spreading
  • Transparency
  • Excellent suspension properties
  • Water repellency
  • Compatibility with wide range of emollients
  • Regulatory documentation available

APPEARANCE AND TEXTURE

  • Crystal-clear, colourless and odourless oil gel
  • High-gloss
  • Silky, smooth texture

STABILITY IMPROVEMENT 

Stabilisation of water-in-oil (W/O) emulsions.

MODIFIED RHEOLOGY

  • Compatibility with a wide range oils and waxes
  • Increased viscosity of oil phase

FILM-FORMING ACTION

  • Easy and uniform spreading 
  • Moisturising effect
  • Positive impact on water resistance: protective, non-greasy, rinse-off and moisture resistant
  • Gradual fragrance release


RHEOLOGY

Depending on the ELLAMERA™ product and type of oil, the rheological properties depicted can be obtained (click picture to enlarge).

ELLAMERA™ RAD-THICK

Soluble in low polarity carriers and oils.

  • Thickening
  • Film formation
  • Water repellency

ELLAMERA™ BI-THIN

Soluble in low polarity carriers and oils.

  • Thixotropic viscosity
  • Uniform spreading
  • Film formation
  • Water repellency

ELLAMERA™ TER-SET

Soluble in low polarity carriers and oils.

  • Structuring/cohesion
  • Binding

ELLAMERA™ PER-SUST

Soluble in medium to high polarity carriers and oils.

  • Structuring/cohesion
  • Film formation

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ELLAMERA™ is a registered trademark of KRATON CORPORATION used under license by DOLDER AG.