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Crosilkquat is based on quaternised silk amino acids, exhibiting excellent substantivity to the hair surface at low concentrations, thereby improving softness, texture and handling characteristics. Silk maintains its prestige through associative connotations of luxury, elegance, smoothness and sheen. Our silk protein derivatives not only satisfy marketing label claims, but offer excellent functional performance benefits to meet the demands of today's hair care products.

INCI name

Cocodimonium Hydroxypropyl Silk Amino Acids (and) Water (aqua)

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Product details

Physical form at 25°C

  • Liquid


  • Proteins, amino acids & derivatives


  • Foaming and foam control agents
  • Effect ingredients
  • Hair conditioning

Regional availability

  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America


  • Hair care


  • Antiperspirants & deodorants
  • After sun
  • Eye colour
  • Hair colour
  • Hair conditioners - rinse off
  • Hair relaxing / permanent waves
  • Shampoos
  • Styling

Consumer benefit

  • Hydrating / moisturising / nourishing
  • Softness
  • Calming / soothing / redness

Certifications and standards

  • Halal

Regional compliance



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