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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

Depixym Cosmetic Emulsion #0000 Clear Matte L'Oreal Unbelievabrow Brow Gel Smith & Cult Setting Spray Essence Shine Shine Shine Lipgloss Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Concealer I'm From Honey Mask Lumene Nordic Chic Full On Curl Waterproof Mascara 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 Eyeko Beach Mascara Ilia True Skin Serum Concealer Milani Eyeshadow Primer Morphe Eyelid Primer-Translucent Noreva Aquareva BB Crème SPF 15 TruAura Perfect Liquid Foundation Wet n Wild Megalast Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick Wet n Wild Photo Focus Eyeshadow Primer 3INA 3-In-1 Foundation Butter London Plush Rush Satin Matte Lipstick In Thrilled Estée Lauder Double Wear Maximum Coverage Flesh Beauty Firm Flesh Thickstick Foundation Hema B.A.E. Mascara 3D Effect Waterproof Zwart 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 The Honest Company Soothing Therapy Eczema Balm B erl Beauty Lip Matte Chantecaille Lip Potion Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch Danielle Black Charcoal Series Magnetic Mask Dr. G Green Mild Up Sun+ Spf 50+, Pa++++ Essence This Is Nude Lipstick - Crazy Essence This Is Nude Lipstick - Strong Garnier Pureactive Bb Cream Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick Laura Mercier Infusion De Rose Moisturizing Glow Mask Make Up Forever Full Cover Concealer