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Colored Exfoliating Cleansing Gel

'Sweet Scrubbing Duo' Cleansing Gel

Perlite-based formulation

ImerScrub gel

Consumer benefits

Aesthetic effect and exfoliation


Rinse-off products


This cleansing gel contains ImerScrub™ 400P Coral, a colored perlite, which imparts an aesthetic effect to the formulation, and ImerCare® 400P-Scrub, a white perlite to provide an exfoliating function.



Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A Aqua   Solvent q.s
A Disodium EDTA   Chelating agent 0.2
A Glycerine   Humectant 6.0
A Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin Euxyl PE 9010 Preservative 0.6
B Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer Carbopol Ultrez 20 Polymer (Lubrizol) Thickener 1.0
C Sodium Laureth Sulfate STEOL CS-230 HA (Stepan) Anionic surfactant 20.0
C Decyl Glucoside Plantacare 2000 UP (BASF) Non Ionic Surfactant 6.0
D Sodium Hydroxide 10% in a water solution Polymer activator 3.0
E Perlite ImerCare® 400P-Scrub (Imerys) Exfoliating agent 1.7
E Perlite ImerScrub™ 400P Coral (Imerys) Decorative agent 0.3
F Sodium Hydroxide 10% in a water solution pH adjuster q.s


FORMULA SPECIFICATIONS • pH: 5.8 • Stability: 3M at RT, 40°C


  • Weigh phase A components and mix until homogenized.
  • Stop stirring. Sprinkle the Carbopol Ultrez 20 onto the blend and leave it to moisturize for 10 minutes.
  • Stir until homogenized.
  • Add the phase C components one after another.
  • Add phase D to activate the thickener and obtain a gel.
  • Incoporate ImerCare® 400P-Scrub then ImerScrubTM
  • 400P Coral avoiding high shear.
  • Adjust the pH to 5.8 using phase F.

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