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Cellulose gum: natural plastic alternative in cosmetic products

Posted by Lara Schimweg on

INCI: cellulose gum

Effect / function: thickening agent, moisturizing

Tolerance: very good

Cellulose gum is a derivative of cellulose , a large molecule found in the cell wall of green plants. It moisturizes and is used in cosmetics as a thickener / texturizer. It is a natural and sustainable alternative to plastic thickeners.

Products with cellulose gum

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Lara Schimweg

about the author

Lara Schimweg is the founder of Xeno and develops the skin care products. She studied sports science and health research and is a trained health worker. Lara already mixed her first cream 20 years ago and deals with skin care and ingredients . Lara has rosacea and very sensitive skin.

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