This Shape Memory W/O Gel formula gives the impression of a “fresh start” before each use. The self-leveling ability is due to the high molecular weight silicone quat ABIL ME 45. This ingredient is an easy-to-use, multiple benefit silicone conditioning agent.

ABIL EM 97 S is a co-emulsifier for water-in-oil emulsions and provides a pleasant silky skin feel. It is an excellent formulation aid due to its sensory benefits and good emulsification properties. ABIL Wax 9801 is a liquid to waxy organopolysiloxane. Its good spreadability and emollient-effect allows it to improve the application and skin care properties of formulations.

Phase Trade Name INCI Name % w/w
A ABIL® EM 97 S Bis PEG/PPG-14/14 Dimethicone; Dimethicone 2.0
ABIL® Wax 9801 Cetyl Dimethicone 1.0
Cyclopentasiloxane; Cyclohexasiloxane 26.3
Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate 2.0
Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer (and) Silica 1.0
Dimethicone 2.0
B Water Aqua 25.2
Glycerin 5.0
Butylene Glycol 5.0
Propylene Glycol 5.0
C ABIL® ME 45 MB Silicone Quaternium-22; Polyglyceryl-3 Caprate; Dipropylene Glycol; Cocamidopropyl Betaine 20.0
Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane 5.0
D Phenoxyethanol,Ethylhexylglycerin 0.5


Procedure for Shape Memory W/O Gel:

  1. From Phase A, mix ingredient #5 and #6. Then from Phase A, add ingredient #3 and homogenize with high speed (13,500 rpm for 2 minutes).
  2. Prepare Phase B and C separately. Add Phase B into Phase C. Stir well until uniform.
  3. Heat Phase A and Phase B/C to approximately 75°C.
  4. Add Phase B/C into Phase A slowly while stirring (500 rpm, 2 minutes).
  5. Homogenize at 1300 rpm for 2 minutes.
  6. Cool down below 30°C and add Phase D while stirring.
  7. Homogenize again (1200 rpm for 1 minute)


Viscosity: 87 Pas (Brookfield RV DV-I, sp. 93, 10 rpm)

Shape Memory W/O Gel












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Reference No. CHN BR 31-0002B