The natural lubricity of Methycellulose can improve product flow and aid in dispensing. For example, shaving gels may exhibit improved razor glide and skin toners aquire a softer, more luxuriant feel. MC is an extremely efficient thickener. Use as little as .3% to 1.0% to increase viscosity and richness. It also makes foam and lather denser.
As emulsifiers, MC facilitates dispesion and blending of other ingredients, thereby improving consistency and stability of oil-in-water formulations.
Suggested usage level % by weight:
Opaque, conditioning pearly shampoo
1.0 with MgAl silicate
Liquid hand/body soap
Clear facial and skin cleansers
Shave gel or cream
Creams and lotions
Liquid or cream make-up