Xanthan Gum is an excellent, sugar based, natural thickener that stabilizes emulsions and cleansing systems.
Due to the sugar backbone, Xanthan Gum offers some skin hydration properties.
INCI: Xanthan Gum
|Appearance:||Light Beige Free Flowing Powder|
|Storage:||Tightly Sealed, Cool > 75F / Dry|
|Shelf:||60 Months when Properly Stored / Handled|
*A stick blender mixing will reduce the tendency of the particles to contact and stick, to each other. If this happens the result will be that the outside swells and prevents water from getting to the inside resulting in swollen clumps, also referred to as 'fish eyes'. This is, sometimes, irreversible so, care should be taken to use the highest shear possible.