This Actively Smooth Gel for Hair enhances both straight and curly hair due to the addition of natural actives.

This formulation features AGENAJEL 20.313, a cold water soluble starch-ether based on a waxy maize starch (edible), is a rheology modifier and creaminess enhancer. The white-yellowish power is cold water-swellable and shear-thinning with rapid viscosity recovery. It is ideal for use in applications as a thickener in creams, lotions, and cream shampoos.

AGENAFLO 9050 is a lipophilic, hydrophobically modified, waxy corn starch that is an aluminum-free alternative to ”aluminum starch octenylsuccinate”.

Phase Trade Name INCI Name % w/w
A Deionized Water Aqua 67.05
AGENAJEL 20.313 Hydroxypropyl Distarch Phosphate 10.00
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Phytic Acid, Fucus Spiralis Extract, Tetraselmis Chui Extract 10.00
AGENAFLO 9050 Corn Starch Modified 5.00
Phenoxyethanol, Glycerine, Citrus Reticulata Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Amara Fruit Extract, Citrus Sinensis Peel Extract, Ascorbic acid, Citric acid, Lactic acid, Aqua 0.70
Aqua, Linum Usitatissimum Seed Extract, Algin 4.00
Linum Usitatissimum Seed Extract 3.00
Parfum/Fragrance 0.25

Procedure for Actively Smooth Gel for Hair

Mix Phase A in order. Mixing until homogenous between each addition.


pH: 5.6 – 6.0
Viscosity: 90,000 – 120,000 cps (Brookfield DV-E, Spindle TC, 6 rpm, 1 minute at 20°C)

Actively Smooth Gel for Hair













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Formulation No. 7759