Skin & Sun Care

From smooth flow rheology to fluid gels with a fresh moisturizing sensation to thickening and suspending across a wide pH range, CP Kelco has the multifunctional, bio-based solutions to help you create exciting new skin care and sun care formulations.

Moisturizers, serums, gels, creams and sunscreens often have demanding functional requirements to combine luxurious indulgence with effective skin protection and moisturization. Building on our application expertise, we innovate with your processing ease in mind so you can attain the high performance you desire with great sensory appeal.

Most of all, today’s consumers want to know that the personal care products they buy are kind to skin and waterways. Be assured that CP Kelco offers a unique portfolio of nature-powered ingredients, made by precision bio-fermentation and optimized extraction from citrus fruits or seaweed. Sustainability is a big priority for us. Powered by nature and new technology, we are committed to using renewable raw materials, upcycling and minimal processing to bring out the best functionality.

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Our Products

Product Type Function
KELCO-CARE® Diutan Gum Learn more
  • Thickening
  • Suspension
  • Stabilization
  • Silky Sensory Experience
  • KELCOSENS™ Citrus Fiber Learn More
  • Upcycled
  • SENSational Texture
  • Stabilization
  • Gentle on Skin
  • KELTROL® CG Xanthan Gum Learn more
  • Suspension
  • Emulsions & Foams
  • Stabilization
  • Flow
  • KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum Learn more
  • Unique Fluid Gel Suspension
  • Moisturizing Sensation
  • GENU® pHresh Pectin Learn more
  • Thickening & Gelling
  • Skin pH Stabilization
  • Moisturizing
  • Label-Friendly
  • UniqSens SFE Emulsifier-Free System Learn more
  • Stabilization
  • Thickening
  • Allows for Emulsifier-Free/Surfactant-Free Claim