Guar Gum - Cationic
Cationic Guar Gum is a modified product of naturally derived guar seeds and is a non-gelling thickener with and conditioning abilities.
Often used in shampoos, it leaves hair shiny, soft and silky smooth while increasing the volume and foam of your product. When used in creams and lotions the effect is similar, leaving the skin conditioned, soft and silky. Use in shampoos, conditioners, creams, lotions, shower gels and hand wash for it's fabulously softening effect.
Heirloom's Guar Gum is a yellowish powder that is easily soluble in water with thorough stirring. The Gum has a pH greater than 9, so the product containing the gum needs to have a pH greater than 7 to be effective. Should this not be the case, adding a little lemon juice concentrate or citric acid while the product is thickening will help to lower the pH to the correct level.
Usage Rate: 0.1-2%
INCI: Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride
CAS Number: 65497-29-2
Soluble in water, not oil.