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Disteardimonium Hectorite

What-it-does: viscosity controlling


An organic derivative of hectorite clay, Disteardimonium Hectorite is used as a viscosity controller - it thickens up formulations to make them less runny.

It’s most popular use in cosmetics is in sunscreens, under the trademarked name Bentone 38 from Elementis. According to the manufacturer info, it is a real multi-tasker, including the ability to prevent pigments settling during storage, stabilizing a formula for longercreating a light and smooth skin feel and enhancing the water-resistance of sunscreen formulas

Products with Disteardimonium Hectorite

Essence Shine Shine Shine Lipgloss I'm From Honey Mask Butter London Plush Rush Satin Matte Lipstick In Thrilled MDSolarSciences Daily Eye Repair Emulsion Missha Color Fix Eye Primer NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch Milk Makeup Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Hydrating Face Mask Paula's Choice C25 Super Booster The Ordinary Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10% Becca Skin Love Weightless Blur Foundation Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator Colorescience All Calm Clinical Redness Corrector Spf 50 Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix Ex1 cosmetics Foundation Honest Beauty Hydrogel Cream Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer SeneGence Color Correcting Tinted Moisturizer Supergoop! Zincscreen 100% Mineral Lotion Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer Younique Liquid Foundation (Some Shades) Bite Beauty French Press Lip Gloss Cover fx Custom Cover Drops Found Nourishing Liquid Foundation Glossier Cloud Paint Make P:rem Blue Ray Sun Cream Spf 50+ Pa++++ Marc jacobs beauty Shameless Youthful-Look 24H Foundation Spf 25 NOTE COSMETICS Mineral Concealer Pixie Glowtion Day Dew Shiseido Bio-Performance Advanced Super Revitalizing Cream St. Tropez Gradual Tan Face Primer Stellar Limitless Foundation Tom Ford Traceless Perfecting Foundation Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless Liquid Foundation Australian Gold Botanical Spf 50 Tinted Facial Lotion CARENEL No Sebum Perfect Uv Shield Spf50+/Pa++++ CYO Long Lasting Foundation Lifeproof Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation Dr. G GREEN MILD UP SUN SPF50+ PA++++ Dr. G Green Mild Up Sun Spf50+ Pa++++ Erborian Bb Creme Nude Spf 20 Etude House Proof 10 Eye Primer Instree Sensitive Balancing Sun Protection SPF 50+ Make P:rem Blue Ray Sun Fluid Spf 50+ Pa++++ Make P:rem Uv Defense Me. Blue Ray Sun Cream Make prem Uv Defense Me Blue Ray Sun Fluid Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer Sidmool Min Jung Gi Physical Sun Block Spf 35 Pa+++ Too Cool For School Mild Cica Sun Lotion Spf50+ Pa++++ Touch In Sol No Poreblem Primer