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Acrylates/​C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer


Though its long name does not reveal it, this polymer molecule (big molecule from repeated subunits or monomers) is a relative to the super common, water-loving thickener, Carbomer. Both of them are big molecules that contain acrylic acid units, but Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer also contains some other monomers that are hydrophobic, i.e. water-hating. 

This means that our molecule is part water- and part oil-loving, so it not only works as a thickener but also as an emulsion stabilizer. It is very common in gel-type formulas that also contain an oil-phase as well as in cleansers as it also works with most cleansing agents (unlike a lot of other thickeners). 

Products with Acrylates/​C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

Care:nel Lip Sleeping Mask Berry Obagi Clenziderm M.D. Therapeutic Moisturizer Origins Super Spot Remover Blemish Treatment Gel The Body Shop Vitamin E Eye Cream DNA renewal Dna Regeneration Serum Eucerin Redness Relief Soothing Cleanser M&S Beauty Innovate Radiance Reveal Peel Nurse Jamie Dermalase Aha Exfoliating Mask Skin Food Honey Moisture Gel 90 Australis The Original Primer Avene Antirougeurs Cleansing Milk Bottle BOSCIA Sake Cleansing Water BeautyBioscience R45 The Reversal 3-Phase Skin Transforming Treatment Black Girl Sunscreen Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 Erno Laszlo Exfoliate And Detox Detoxifying Cleansing Oil Etude House Soon Jung Moist Relief All In One Gel Heimish All Clean Green Foam Cleanser Heimish All Clean Green Foam Ph 5.5 Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Toner Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Toner L´Occitane Aqua Réotier Ultra Thirst-Quenching Gel Anne moller Gel Limpiador Avene Antirougeurs Clean Cleanser Erno Laszlo Pore Refining Detox Double Cleanse Eucerin Dermatoclean Refreshing Cleansing Gel Garnier Clearly Brighter Anti-Puff Eye Roller LilyAna Naturals Vitamin C Serum Minon Amino Moist Mask Neogen White Truffle Serum In Oil Drop Nuxe Reve De Miel Gel Nettoyant Visage Ole Henriksen Counter Balance™ Oil Control Hydrator Primark - Alex Steinherr Sleep Spa | Every Night Eye Mask Sephora Sleeping Mask Green Tea - Mattifying & Anti-Blemish Thefaceshop Mild Papaya Peeling Ultrasun Overnight Summer Skin Recovery Mask Urban Veda Rose & Botanics Daily Reviving Facial Wash Avene Gentle Milk Cleanser Bulldog Original Face Wash Ego Qv Intensive Moisturising Cleanser Free & Clear Hair Styling Gel Nature Republic Super Aqua Max Fresh Watery Cream Purito Galacto Niacin 97 Power Essence QV Gentle Wash Sephora Sleeping Mask - Toning And Firming The Body Shop Vitamin E Aqua Boost Essence Lotion innisfree Green Tea Morning Cleanser seaNtree Vita Capsule Ampoule Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths Biore Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser Boots No7 Hydraluminous Water Concentrate