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Fucogel®


Description:

The S.M.A.R.T.* reference
*Soothing, Moisturizing, Anti-aging, Restructuring & Touch

DEFINITION:
Fucogel®
is an anionic polysaccharide with a high molecular weight (1.106 Da) obtained by bacterial fermentation from non-GMO vegetable substrates. It contains L-fucose, D-galactose and galacturonic acid and is used in the form of a solution at 1% (w/w) in water (Fucogel® 1.5P, Fucocert®) or in the form of a powder with a non-GMO maltodextrin carrier (Fucogel® Powder).

MECHANISM OF ACTION:
Renowned for being a universal and multifunctional reference in cosmetic industry, Fucogel® owns both key active and sensory properties to easily and quickly access skin well-being. Easy to formulate, melting hair and skin needs, suitable for all types of formulas and applications, comfort and softness booster, Fucogel® is also distinguished for its large performance: short-term soothing, moisturizing, anti-aging, restructuring and touching agent. Fucogel® owes its biological effectiveness from its affinity for fucose receptors in the skin but also from its unique ability to modulate neuronal sensitivity through the ASIC pathway.

FOCUS ON FUCOGEL
® POWDER:

1. ECO-CONCEPTION
The design of a powder form of Fucogel® results from an eco-friendly approach allowing to reduce:
- the quantity of water used in the process and consequently to help preserve the natural water resource of earth
- the quantity of water transported around the world and consequently to decrease the carbon footprint of the raw material and the associated formula

2. NEW FORMULA INSPIRATION
- Without preservative, Fucogel® Powder is particularly suitable for formula with natural label, experiencing a higher natural index, or with no or less preservative claim.
- Fucogel® Powder extends also first of all the scope of the universally recognized cosmetic reference Fucogel® to the make-up powder applications as well as any other powder forms (dry shampoo, baby talc, etc.) to bring its multifunctional biological and sensory properties.

APPLICATIONS:
Fucogel® is a universal reference for cosmetic:
Soothing, moisturizing, anti-aging, restructuring & touch care
Face, body, hair, sun and make up care
Care for all ages, all types of skin and hair
Gel, emulsion, gel-cream, lotion, foaming...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
- FUCOGEL® 1.5P:
INCI/CTFA name: Biosaccharide gum-1
Usage dose: 1 - 20%

Preservative system: 1.5% phenoxyethanol
Regulatory status: authorized for use in EU, USA, Japan, China, Australia and Canada
- FUCOCERT®:
INCI/CTFA name: Biosaccharide gum-1
Usage dose: 1 - 20%

Preservative system: none (Additives : 3% Water / Glycerin / Sodium levulinate / Sodium anisate and 0.4% Glyceryl caprylate)
Regulatory status: authorized for use in EU, USA, Japan, Australia and Canada
Raw material approved by ECOCERT GREENLIFE according to COSMOS Standard
- FUCOGEL® POWDER:
INCI/CTFA name: Maltodextrin (and) Biosaccharide gum-1
Usage dose: 0.1 - 1%

Preservative system: none
Regulatory status: authorized for use in EU, USA, Japan, China, Australia and Canada
Raw material approved by ECOCERT GREENLIFE according to COSMOS Standard

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