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Xanthan Gum

$7.67 for 2 oz
$38.10 for 1 lb
$150.83 for 5 lb
$849.69 for 55.11 lb Bag (Bulk)

Additional Information
Xanthan Gum is specifically designed for the cosmetic (not food) industry to be used as a thickening agent. Cosmetic xanthan gum can be used in liquid soaps, hair shampoo, shower jellies, soaps and lotions. It is the same product that major retailers use to naturally thicken products!

Why People Use This Product:
To thicken liquid washes.

Popular Products That Use This Ingredient:
Shower Gel. Bath Jelly. Shampoo. Liquid Soap.

Interesting Facts:
There are hundreds of different Xanthan Gums on the market. The least expensive and easiest to find is one designed for the food industry. This Xanthan Gum has been specifically designed for the cosmetic and skincare industry. It is the same product that major retailers use to naturally thicken products. Typical Use Level: 0.2-1.0%. All Natural.

Country Of Origin: Austria

Directions & Ingredients
International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI):
Xanthan Gum

Common Name Ingredient Listing (FDA Approved):
Xanthan Gum

Measure by weight. Add to formula as directed.

Recommended use levels:

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Questions & Answers (28)

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Posted By: Krystal   |   February 20, 2022

"I am looking to use this as an alternative to the bubble wash thickener due to pricing. what is the best way to use this thicken shower gel base? I've read to mix with distilled water first then add so it mixes better. [no clumps of x gum]"

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Posted By: Melissia   |   September 17, 2021

"I want to make a Cucumber gel...will this Xanthan gum give me a 'clear finish' ???"

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Posted By: Saleshia   |   June 13, 2021

"If this is cosmetic grade xantham gum, why don’t I get a clear gel when I hydrate it in glycerin and then water?"

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Posted By: Austin   |   January 28, 2021

"Is the color of the Xanthan Gum you sell, very white, not cream, or yellowish?"

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Posted By: Leria   |   December 19, 2020

"Is this the crystal clear xanthan gum or does this one have a cloudy tint?"

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Posted By: jasmine   |   November 30, 2020

"When is best to add xanthan gum to shampoo? Would I mix my water, plant powder extracts, oils and polysorbate 80, and optiphen plus and then add xanthan gum? Also will xanthan gum change ph i want to mix everything add citric acid and check ph before adding as you need to measure when its still water but need to know if it will change the ph? Do you have any recommendations about when to add the xanthan gum or citric acid with my ingredients (all being used are listed)."

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Posted By: Tequitta   |   September 26, 2020

"Can this be used to thicken lotion, specifically the paraben free goat milk and shea lotion? If so what consistency will it bring it to and how much should be used to achieve good results?"

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Posted By: Renae   |   September 12, 2020

"Is your Xanthan gumt gluten free?"

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Posted By: Mary   |   August 29, 2020

"I recently purchased liquid hand sanitizer and am looking to thicken it, would xanthan gum work for doing so with out causing cloudiness? If not what product would you recommend to turn a liquid hand sanitizer into a gel? Thank you! The ingredients in the base are: alcohol, glycerin, hydrogen peroxide, purified water."

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Posted By: Stacy   |   August 03, 2020

"Does this dissolve easily in liquids? Can this be used in hair products?"

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Posted By: Corionn   |   July 03, 2020

"i was going to make shower jellies with agar and add a little xanthan gum into it would it make it cloudy and white if i use regular xanthan gum or will the cosmetic grade hold the same results"

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Posted By: Julie   |   May 14, 2020

"Could I use this in food products too?"

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Posted By: Tawana   |   November 29, 2019

"Can this be used in Lip gloss to make it thicker? Because I'm using aloe vera gel as a base and adding jojoba oil, fractionated coconut oil, and flavor oil, along with mica and I need some thing that will thicken the aloe vera gel ."

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Posted By: keren   |   July 31, 2019

"Can xantham gum be used to thicken oil to a gel like consistency without the addition of water?"

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Posted By: Rita   |   June 03, 2019

"Is this xanthan gum stringy once gelled? Thanks"

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Posted By: BB   |   May 20, 2019

"Thank you for your time on this question. Could Xanthan Gum be added to a Shower Bomb made with SCI and Cocamidopropyl Betanine to slow it from dissolving once wet? If not, do you have a recommendation among your products? "

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Posted By: Zehra   |   April 20, 2019

"Can this be used in place of emulsifying wax in cream"

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Posted By: Janice   |   April 19, 2019

"Would this also thicken liquid Castile soap? What is the recommended way to add it to liquid Castile soap? Thank you "

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Posted By: Maritza   |   April 10, 2019

"Can I use Xanthan Gum instead of the product Agar in my jelly soaps?"

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Posted By: Darren   |   January 22, 2019

"Continuing from Rochelle's question, would a preservative need to be used if it were food grade?"

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Posted By: Rachelle   |   January 11, 2019

"What is the significant difference between this non-food grade Xanthan Gum and a food grade one? I have used both and don’t really understand the difference?"

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Posted By: Lora   |   November 27, 2018

"can you take a lotion base and add Xantham Gum to make it more body butter like? Mahalo - Lori"

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Posted By: Emily   |   September 08, 2018

"Does this thicken quickly or does it take time? I added some to shampoo and it stills seems thin right off the bat. I have left it sit for a couple hours and it’s still thin. Do you add it until you get your thickness you want or wait for it to thicken over time?"

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Posted By: Lana   |   August 16, 2018

"If i'm making a water and glycerin based cleanser, could I thicken it with Xantham Gum to make more of a jelly texture? Would it need a preservative? "

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Posted By: Marshall   |   May 25, 2018

"I'm usuing Xanthan Gum to thicken shampoo that has been thinned due to fragrance oil. When I add the Xanthan gum, it clumps up and I get chunks in my shampoo. is there a specific way to add it?"

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Posted By: Ai Ling   |   April 08, 2018

"Can you please let me know if this is derived from corn, soy, wheat, or dairy?"

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Posted By: China   |   March 24, 2018

"Could this thicken a shower gel base to a viscosity comparable to a suspension base? Or at least thick enough to hold mica?"

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Posted By: Christina   |   March 03, 2018

"Can this be used to thicken bubble bath and if so what amount ? Thanks Christina"

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Date Submitted:  03/17/2019

I Recommend This Product!
"Xanthan Gum "
COMMENTS:  great thickener for my products.
victorea • Michigan

Date Submitted:  03/07/2018

I Recommend This Product!
COMMENTS:  i used this product in my edge control gel. love the outcome
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