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Inolex Silicone Alternatives

Leading alternative natural technologies

Known for their leadership in the space of sustainability and naturally-derived ingredients, our partners at INOLEX have developed a suite of exceptional silicone alternatives under the LexFeel™ series, as well as the ClariSilk™ series, for use in hair care, skin care and color cosmetics. These ingredient lines provide a range of sensorial benefits, in addition to functional benefits such as pigment dispersion, shine enhancement, tack reduction, conditioning benefits and more.  

Many of these products are USDA certified Biobased, 100% natural and/or RSPO Mass Balance certified to help you formulate highly effective products. 

 

Lexfeel™ and ClariSilk ™ for hair care formulations

Silicone Alternatives Guide

Applications: Shampoo, conditioner, cleansing conditioner, styling products, hair colors, hair treatments

To substitute the highly sensorial benefits and attributes of silicones in hair care, INOLEX offers a range of sensory emollients and enhancers, in addition to polyesters to help enable top performance in sustainable hair care products. For hair care, these ingredients offer many of the same benefits as cyclomethicone, dimethicone, amodimethicone and phenyl trimethicone.

 

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Key Consumer Benefits:

  • Heat protection
  • Moisture retention
  • Improved wet & dry combing
  • Improved luster & sheen
  • Enhanced sensory
  • Color protection
  • Natural & sustainable

 

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Core Application Functions:

  • Volatility & low viscosity
  • Fast spreading
  • Active carrier
  • Tack reduction
  • USDA certified Biobased, NSF, Ecocert, biodegradable

 

 

 

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Lexfeel™ for skin care formulations

LexFeel Wow Product Bulletin

Applications: lotions, creams, serums, anti-perspirants & deodorants, sunscreens

Skin care applications span a broad range of consumer needs, but regardless of application, consumers are looking for a phenomenal after-feel and sensorial experience. Looking to reformulate a more natural version of a tried and true formula? Or perhaps, you’re looking to create a new multi-functional product to help align to the market? The LexFeel™ line should be your go-to for non-silicone technologies that won’t compromise on performance. Leverage these ingredients to help replace the benefits of cyclomethicone, dimethicone,  and phenyl trimethicone.

Key Consumer Benefits:

  • Skin protectant
  • Long wear
  • Transfer resistance
  • Luster
  • Enhanced skin feel
  • 100% natural and sustainable

 

Core Application Functions:

  • Fast spreading
  • Decreased dry time
  • Smooth texture & slip
  • Active carrier
  • Volatility & low viscosity
  • USDA certified Biobased, NSF, Ecocert, biodegradable

 

 

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Silicone Alternatives Guide

 

Lexfeel™ for color cosmetic formulations 

LexFeel Wow Product Bulletin

Applications: lip/cheek/eye colors, lip balms, foundations & concealers, tinted moisturizers, primers

The world of color cosmetics changes rapidly based on the latest consumer trends. If you’re looking for fast product launches to align to the market, performance and sensorial benefits are critical. The LexFeel™ range can help you formulate with a range of pigments without compromising on the critical sensorial attributes consumers expect from your brand.

 

 

 

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Key Consumer Benefits:

  • Enhanced sensory
  • Smooth texture
  • Skin protectant
  • Long wear
  • Transfer resistance
  • Slip

 

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Silicone Alternatives Guide

 

Core Application Functions:

  • Improved pigment dispersion
  • Improved wetting
  • Tack reduction
  • Fast spreading & absorbing
  • USDA certified Biobased, NSF, Ecocert