Xanthan Gum Powder



Xanthan Gum is a natural thickening ingredient used in the cosmetics industry. It is used to thicken and stabilize a wide range of bath and body care formulations including creams and lotions, serums, black soap, shampoos and conditioners.

INCI Name: Xanthan Gum

Product Grade: Cosmetic Grade

Appearance: White to cream/ off-white powder

Ingredient Function: Thickening

Obtained From: Maize or Sugar Beet Plants

Usage rate: 0.1-2%

Solubility: Soluble in water (hot or cold). Also soluble in glycerin, propylene glycol, propanediol, ethanol. It is not soluble in oils

Commonly Used In: Black soap, lotions and creams, shampoos and conditioners, body wash

Formulation Notes:

  • Add Xanthan Gum to the water phase of your formulation


How to Mix Xanthan Gum

  • Pre-dissolve Xanthan Gum with Glycerin (or Propylene Glycol) and then add the mixture to the water phase of your formulation. This is the easiest method.
  • Or Slowly sprinkle Xanthan Gum into the water phase and then stir vigorously with a stick blender or whisk (with high-speed stirring).
  • Or You can also sprinkle Xanthan Gum into some water and leave it alone for some time for it to be completely hydrated, before incorporating it into your formulation


*NOTE: Colour of this plant-derived product may vary slightly from batch to batch, as nature rarely makes things in exact same copies.

**This is a cosmetic grade product; For external use only (not to be consumed internally/ eaten). Use for formulation of cosmetic and personal care products only.

Additional information

Weight N/A

, , , ,


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Xanthan Gum Powder”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like…