NS PhytoThix

NS PhytoThix is a 100% natural thickener and emulsifier. It thickens water phases very effectively while making very stable o/w emulsions by dispersing and stabilizing oil droplets. It is compatible with Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide for sunscreen products. The gel is not thermo-reversible nor is it affected by salts or charged particles.

Features & Benefits

  • Self-emulsifying thickener

  • Emulsifies up to 10x its weight in oil

  • 100% natural

  • Thickens water at room temperature

  • Very good dispersant for pigments such as TiO2 and ZnO2


  • Natural lotions and creams

  • Natural sunscreens

  • Natural shampoos and conditioners

  • Natural liquid foundations

  • Mascaras

Use Level

  • 2 – 4 %

Formulation Tips

  • Add NS PhytoThix to cold water and mix until it is completely dispersed. Heat to 60°C and hold for 10 minutes and continue batching. 

INCI: Acacia Senegal Gum (and) Carrageenan