This Strong and Smooth Styling Gel is a smooth, flowable gel will keep your hair in place with strong hold and long lasting properties.

This formulation features Hydagen 558 P which is an algae-based, natural rheology modifier that also provides an enhanced feel on the skin, making it suitable for skin care products. This ingredient leaves

Hydagen 558 P and Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride act as fixatives and thickeners to provide strong hold and a smooth texture . In addition Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride provides extra conditioning benefits to the hair.

Sequence Trade Name INCI Name %
A   Water 94.50
    Preservative 1.50
B Hydagen 558 P Algin 3.00
    Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride 1.00
C   citric acid qs

Procedure for Strong and Smooth Styling Gel

  1. Add Phase A ingredients in order with mixing.
  2. Add Phase B ingredients slowly with fast mixing. Mix until uniform.
  3. Use Citric Acid (50% Solution) to pH adjust to 4.5-5.3.


pH Value (23°C): 4.5 – 5.3
Viscosity (Brookfield; RVT; Spindle 6; 10 rpm; 23°C): 25,000 – 45,000 cP
Appearance: Smooth, turbid gel

Strong and Smooth Styling Gel

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Formulation No. HB-US-20-36143-101