Lubrizol Life Science - Beauty (LLS Beauty) is uncovering new benefits of Kelco-Care™ diutan gum for skin care, sun care and color cosmetics formulations. 

“Our team of researchers and scientists continue to look for new ways to enhance our nature-based ingredients to meet sustainability goals and consumer expectations,” said Maxime Fougere, Global Marketing Manager, LLS Beauty. “We’re excited to have found new benefits for Kelco-Care™ diutan gum that meet these needs.” 

Key skin care benefits include: 

  • Immediate moisturizing effect that lasts all day long making it a truly multifunctional ingredient for skin care formulations 
  • Excellent stability at high temperature, maintaining the viscosity of sunscreens during the summer season 
  • Strong pigment suspension capabilities to meet the growing demand for natural-derived makeup 

Kelco-Care™ diutan gum, which entered the market last year, is a microbial polysaccharide produced by fermentation and is an ideal stabilizer in skin care, sun care and color cosmetics formulations. 

To learn more about Kelco-Care™ diutan gum, visit

Lubrizol has a global agreement with CP Kelco® to bring Kelco-Care™ diutan gum to the beauty and personal care markets. 

About LLS Beauty 

The Beauty business team at Lubrizol Life Science partners with customers to deliver a beautiful skin experience, providing consumers with trending solutions, substantiated benefits and superior sensory enjoyment. 

About The Lubrizol Corporation 

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, leverages its unmatched science to unlock immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter, and Live Better. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has approximately 8,800 employees. 

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