This Smooth and Textured Hair Gel provides medium hold to hair. It is formulated according to COSMOS Standard for Natural Cosmetics.

Verdessence™️ Glucomannan is a natural, cold processable rheology modifier that is obtained from the tuber of the Konjac plant. It forms colorless, translucent gels with low peaking. Verdessence™️ Alginate is a natural multifunctional polymer based on algae. It can be used as a rheology modifier, sensory enhancer or setting polymer.

Phase Ingredients INCI %
A   Water 93.59
    Glycerin 3.00
    Calcium Chloride 0.43
    Sodium Benzoate 0.50
B Verdessence™Glucomannan Glucomannan 1.25
  Verdessence™Alginate Algin 0.65
  Verdessence Tara Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum 0.10
C   Citric Acid 0.18

Procedure for Smooth and Textured Hair Gel:

Stir phase A until completely dissolved. Add biopolymers from phase B using homogenizer to avoid lumps. Stir two hours using normal lab mixer. If still lumps are present continue stirring until formulation looks homogenous. Add phase C and stir another 15 minutes


pH value (23°C): 4.8
Viscosity (Brookfield; RVF; spindle 6; 2 rpm; 23°C): 73,000 mPas

Smooth and Textured Hair Gel


Formulation No. HB-DE-22-MHF-2933152-001

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