Hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) is a non-ionic, water-soluble thickener derived from wood cellulose. It can be used to thicken the water phase of an emulsion or to create ultra celr gels. It will effectively thicken the aqueous phase of shampoos, body washes. shower gels and liquid soaps.
To use, add to water then either apply high shear or alkalise the pH to >7 and stir until fully hydrated. You can adjust the pH of your final product once it has thickened.
This product is intended for external use only