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Disteardimonium Hectorite

What-it-does: viscosity controlling

Official CosIng Information


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

L'Oreal Unbelievabrow Brow Gel Essence Shine Shine Shine Lipgloss I'm From Honey Mask Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base SeneGence Volumeintense Waterproof Mascara Urban Decay Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion Absolute New York Eye Shadow Primer Absolute New York Intense Lip Polish Colorescience Lip Shine Spf 35 Milani Eyeshadow Primer TruAura Perfect Liquid Foundation Wet n Wild Photo Focus Eyeshadow Primer 3INA 3-In-1 Foundation Butter London Plush Rush Satin Matte Lipstick In Thrilled Flesh Beauty Firm Flesh Thickstick Foundation Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick MAC Prep + Prime 24-Hour Extended Eye Base MDSolarSciences Daily Eye Repair Emulsion Makeup Revolution Liquid Highlighter - Luminous Luna Makeup Revolution Liquid Highlighter - Starlight Milk Matcha Detoxifying Face Mask Milk Makeup Watermelon Brightening Face Mask Missha Color Fix Eye Primer NYX Slip Tease Full Color Lip Oil NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer Smashbox Studio Skin Full Coverage 24 Hour Foundation Chantecaille Lip Potion Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch Essence This Is Nude Lipstick - Crazy Essence This Is Nude Lipstick - Strong Garnier Pureactive Bb Cream Laura Mercier Infusion De Rose Moisturizing Glow Mask Makeup Revolution Liquid Highlighter - Bronze Gold Marcelle Flawless Foundation Maybelline Dream Matte Bb 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 Estee Lauder Revitalizing Supreme+ Global Anti-Aging Cell Power Crème Ex1 cosmetics Foundation Honest Beauty Hydrogel Cream Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid Jouer Essential High Coverage Crème Foundation Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation Napoleon Perdis Advanced Mineral Makeup