Sclerotium Gum

Sclerotium Gum

Sclerotium Gum is a gel-like thickening agent used in cosmetics and beauty products because of its versatile properties. It is a polysaccharide produced through a fermentation process (basically fermented sugar) and can be used to reduce the level of oil required in formulas, has natural skin soothing and smoothing properties.  Sclerotium Gum is emulsion stabilizing and viscosity controlling as well. It is used in cosmetics to prevent pigments from separating.