What is Xanthan Gum?Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide (long-chain carbohydrate) that is produced from a variety of simple sugars. It can be derived from corn, wheat, dairy, and soy. Glucose and fructose-containing ingredients are combined with the Xanthomonas campestris bacteria. The result of this fermentation process is a highly effective, food-safe gelling and thickening agent.
Benefits of Xanthan GumXanthan gum plays a vital role in skin care. It has moisturizing and conditioning properties. It is a wonderful natural source of thickener for cosmetic products. It
functions as a binder and emulsion stabilizer and helps create a smooth and balanced textured product.