Valida is a natural cellulose which performs as an opacifier and stabilizer for a wide range of cosmetic applications. Valida comes in the form of a gel (Valida S+ CS-3) or paste (Valida S+ CS-8) and is highly thixotropic with excellent shear thinning properties allowing for easy to spray products that do not drip or result in waste. The unique structure of Valida results in an additive boosting effect. The natural cellulose of the product is the most abundant organic material on earth that is responsibly sourced from PEFC and FSC managed forests.
The material is derived from wood pulp that has been sourced from sustainably managed forests that are PEFC and FSC certified. The product is a multifunctional bio-based additive which can be used in aqueous systems, oil-in-water emulsions, serums, creams, as well as colored formulations.