Formulation tips

Le laboratoire de Formulation de PROD'HYG accompagne ses clients en développant
de nouveaux concepts source d'inspiration. Les COSME'kits de PROD'HYG sont
conçus pour aider les formulateurs dans leur démarche de création de formules
stables et originales.

Discover our new natural self-emulsifier by downloading the leaflet above !

Click here for the guidance formulas.
Natural - Multi-Purpose - Minimalist
Skinimalist is a selection of Prod'Hyg ingredients formulti-purpose cosmetic perfectly illustrate a simple, natural
and minimalist way of life.

Click here to see the Skinimalist video.

Are you committed to eco-conception ?
With Prod'Hyg ingredients,
formulate solid and anhydrous cosmetics.

We present you in the leaflet above : 10 examples of waterless formulas with Prod'Hyg ingredients.

Want to experience well being through cosmetic textures ?
Discover how Prod'hyg ingredients enable you create sensorial formulas ! 
See the video by clicking here.

=> Flash back is a solid & silky massage bar
=> Satisfeyed is a light & creamy eye contour
=> Deliptious is a shiny & gourmand lip balm
=> K'hairful is a fresh & exfoliating hair scrub
Ask for your free kit of 4 new formulas by clicking here
The Origin'All concept formulas are inspired by ancestral beauty secrets.

The concept guides you towards formulating face creams, body creams, hair masks, massage oils from Prod'Hyg ingredients, with a naturality always above 99%.

Hope you will enjoy formulating with the Organic Kigeline (Firming Extract from Zimbabwe Kigelia), the Organic jojoba Oil from Peru,  the hydrating Prodhysoft ABK (Tanzania), the Organic morrocan oils, the Organic Brittany Hemp Oil...and much more you will discover in the leaflet ! 

Discover PROD'HYG formulation tips for your Cosmetic Solid Range !

By launching your Cosmetic Solid Range, you contribute to the world's water reserves preservation.

All the formulas presented in this leaflet, facial masks, tooth pastes, beard waxes and other body scrubs were developped with PROD'HYG Ingredients. A wide range of actives, functionals and vegetal extracts which will respond to your concepts'needs.

This leaflet was presented during Cosmetagora 2020.   
Who is your hidden best friend?
Who is your hidden best friend?
Thanks to a personality test, this concept helps you discover your hidden best friend. 
For each profile, we suggest you an adapted solution, either you are activist, experimental, traditional or connected!

Apothik-Care Collection
Apothik-Care Collection
This collection is based on the apothecary preparation: simple products, natural & botanical-infused, with short formulas elaborated in laboratories.
Dive into our range of 3 products, back to basics. 
This range will be presented exclusively at In-Cosmetics, booth G18! 

Experiment the new intelligent emulsifier PRODHYFLUID® with this range of 3 products !

Specially designed for ultra-fluid and sprayable formulations, PRODHYFLUID® is amazing with its light emulsion leaving a nice soft touch and a nourished skin.

One ingredient for more and more possibilities!



Prodhybase®Prodhycire®PRODHYCIRE® NAT
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos Approved
Range of O/W emulsifiers and co-emulsifiers.
Anionic and non-ionic systems.
Range of non-ionic O/W self-emulsifying blends.
Mainly fatty alcohols blends.
Optimized combinaison of O/W emulsifiers for COSMOS formulas leaving a soft touch
China Compliant
China Compliant
Range of O/W self-emulsifying bases:
simultaneously emulsifier and consistency factor.
Can be used from fluid to very thick emulsions.
ProdhyCreme® 013 / ProdhyCreme® 015

Optimized combination of emulsifiers and esters for ultra-fluid and sprayable O/W emulsions. Cold process.


Fatty AcidsFatty AlcoholsHydrobase®
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China CompliantCosmos Approved
Strong consistency factors with high melting point.
Palmitic acid / Stearic acid
Medium melting point, ideal to thick and stabilize emulsions.
Can also be used as co-emulsifier.
Ceto stearyl alcohol 50.50 / Cetyl alcohol
Selection of hydrogenated or non-hydrogenated vegetable oils with melting point from 25°C to 85°C.
Lactabase®Prodhygel®Prodhyrouge® 2000
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China Compliant
Range of long chain esters derived from lactic acid with melting point form 25°C to 40°C.
Thickeners/gelifying agents for aqueous phase.
ProdhyGel® CG : carrageenan
ProdhyGel® XT : xanthan gum
ProdhyGel® SC : sodium carbomer
Clever blend of waxy fatty substances essential for the development of lipstick with no sign of exudation.
Neutral color, flavorless, odor-free
Prodhysens®Prodhysoft® AbkVegetal Butters
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos Certified (Organic)France origin
Range of delicate plant macerations in oily complex to offer non-hydrogenated natural floral butters. Can act as consistency factor and plant active ingredient
Biosourced and sustainable allanblackia butter with dry and non-shiny skinfeel. Ideal for O/W and W/O emulsions and lipsticks.
Original and/or exotic vegetal butters (mamey, mango, murumuru, shea, shorea, cocoa…)
China CompliantCosmos ApprovedCosmos Certified (Organic)France origin
Vegetal waxes (carnauba, candelilla, orange peel, rose, beeswax) and mineral wax (ozokerite)


Dipropylene glycolProdhysolve® RSSorbitol 70%
China Compliant
China Compliant
China Compliant
Ideal as solvent. Can be used as glycerin substitute to decrease stickiness in emulsions, lotions and deodorants.
Palm free glycerin from Colza
Powerful humectant
Moisturizing enhancer (N.M.F. component)
Vegetal butylene glycolVegetal monopropylene glycol Vegetal pentylene glycol
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China CompliantCosmos Approved
Ideal as solvent. Can be used as glycerin substitute to decrease stickiness in emulsions, lotions and deodorants
Ideal as solvent. Can be used as glycerin substitute to decrease stickiness in emulsions, lotions and deodorants
Ideal as solvant. Can be used as glycerin substitute to decrease stickiness in emulsions, lotions and deodorants.
Vegetal propylene glycolWatersoluble Hydrogenated Oils
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China CompliantFrance origin
Ideal as solvent. Can be used as glycerin substitute to decrease stickiness in emulsions, lotions and deodorants.
Hydrosoluble lipid layer enhancer ideal for shower gels and shampoos.
Can also be used for tonics, serums and emulsions
(apricot kernel, argan, avocado, camellia, coconut, cotton, macadamia, pistachio, safflower,…)


Esters & Fatty AlcoholsKeteol V (olive)Lipstick Specialties
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos Approved
China Compliant
Selection of different esters & fatty alcohols
IPP / IPM / Myristyl myristate / oleyl alcohol / ProdhyPhore® CST (cetearyl ethylhexanoate) /…
Silky and non greasy skinfeel. High affinity with skin and hair. Excellent to restore lipid barrier and protect skin and hair from dehydration
Solutions for texture, emollience, shine and pigments dispersion.
Cetyl ricinoleate: excellent shine & consistency factor
Glyceryl rosinate: glossy finish and color enhancement
ProdhySolve®: remarkable emollience
Ricino-cetyl®: excellent shine and pigments dispersion agent
Mineral OilsVegetable Oils
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos ApprovedCosmos Certified (Organic)France origin
Occlusives film former helping to protect skin and keep it moisturized. Can also be used as pigments solubilizers
Paraffin oil / Vaseline oil / White vaseline
Wide choice of vegetable oils, standard, original, exotic… (avocado, sweet almond, baobab, black castor, buriti, cotton, kukui, abyssinia, mirabelle plum, marula, olive, pistachio, pomegranate, tamanu, balanites, prickly pear, etc.)

Specialities & Others

Acids & BasesCarriersCharges
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos Approved
Neutralizer agents.
Acide citrique / Mono-ethanolamine / Acide tartrique / Trolamine
Active ingredients carriers, hydrophile solvent and solubilizers
Clays: absorbing charges (white, red, green, pink, yellow, kaolin and ghassoul available)
Pearl concept®: micronized pearl providing a velvety smooth silky finish.
Zinc stearate: Absorbing charge
Foaming SpecialtiesMechanical Exfoliating AgentsSensory Agents
China Compliant
Cosmos Approved
China Compliant
Hydrophore® 312: Foam booster and essential oil solubilizer
ProdhyBase® ET: Opacifier / pearlescent agent
ProdhyTriet® 99 : Surfactants for shaving foams and shaving gels
Exfoliating fruits powders: apricot kernels, plum kernels…
Vegetal charcoal powder
Camphor: Heating agent
Frigydil® / Frigydil® Hydro: Cooling agent
Menthol crystal ou liquide : Cooling agent
Nicotinate de méthyle : Warming agent
Sun Filters
China Compliant
Organic (Heliosol® range) and mineral (Titanium dioxide) UVB Filter


Organic AcidsParabens RangeProdhyseptine®
China Compliant
China Compliant
China Compliant
Organic salts
Potassium sorbate / Sodium benzoate
Parabens and sodium parabens
Wide spectrum preservatives
ProdhySeptine® P : phenoxyethanol
ProdhySeptine® PCD : phenoxyethanol + glycols
ProdhySeptine® XB : phenoxyethanol + parabens



Facteur Hydratant SBTocopheryl linoleate
China Compliant
China Compliant
Water-soluble moisturizing active containing characteristic molecules of original NMF
Liposoluble molecular complex, exceptional source of Vitamin E and Vitamin F, providing a long-lasting moisturizing effect. Ideal for sensitive and atopic skin

Anti-aging agent

China CompliantCosmos ApprovedFrance origin
China CompliantCosmos ApprovedFrance origin
Oak heart wood extract, concentrated in polyphenols, offering overall action by fighting against photo-induced aging and oxidative stress while visibly improving wrinkle depth
Hydroglycerin extract of Spirulin, rich in vitamins, proteins, amino acids and essential lipids. This powerful powder is antioxidant, fights against skin aging and maintains skin elasticity and suppleness. Local origin to limit carbon footprint.


Prodhygem® O2
China CompliantCosmos ApprovedCosmos Certified (Organic)France origin
Hydroglycerin extract of French blackcurrant buds. This ingredient acts like a real anti-ageing and anti-pollution shield (anti-free radicals, anti-blue light), and is also a real energy booster for cells. In vitro and in vivo tests.

Sliming & firming

Kigeline®Prodhygem® FIT
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos Certified (Organic)France origin
Skin tensor extract of Kigelia africana containing exceptional quantity of flavonoids, with veinotonic and vascular protective properties, and steroidic saponosides, with hormone-like effect
Chestnut and horse chestnut buds extract improving skin firmness, reducing orange peel appearance and decreasing severity of cellulite

Purifying & peeling systems

AstringolPam Extract®PRODHYCORE® AHA
China CompliantCosmos ApprovedCosmos Certified (Organic)
China Compliant
Non irritant astringent active, perfect solution for anti-perspirants. Easier to use than alumine chloride
Grapefruit seeds extract providing sebum regulating effect (reduction of spots and blackheads). Ideal for greasy skin
Alpha hydroxy acids into water solution. The perfect exfoliation combination for a soft, healthy and purified skin.
Salicylic AcidTitrated AHAsUREA 46% (use level > 5%)
China Compliant
China Compliant
China Compliant
Chemical exfoliating
Fruit-based peel composed with juicy fruits, well known for their outstanding composition in alpha hydrdroxy acids, combined with chemical acids
Keratolytic agent helping to remove scales and dead skin cells and improving corneocyte turnover. Ideal for extra dry and atopic skin

Whitening & lightening

Prodhywhite® concentreSohakuhi® BG
China Compliant
China CompliantCosmos Certified (Organic)
Blend of mulberry, liquorice, baikal skullcap and bearberry extract, having strong action on tyrosinase inhibition for a porcelain fair skin
White mulberry root bark extract acting directly on the source of cutaneous colouration, by tyrosinase inhibition thanks to phenyl flavones, for a lighter and more even skin

Soothing agents

China Compliant
Soothing and anti-irritant agent by regulating anti-inflammatory process. Also well-known as healing and repairing agent for sensitive and damaged skins.

Plant extracts


Aromatic watersFloral watersVegetal waters
Mix of aroma into water
Steamed distillation
Mix of floral water with glycolic solvent.


Hydroglycolic maceration of plants blend ideally selected for a maximal synergy in regard of the active principles (Organic versions available)
Anti-wrinkles / Slimming / Heavy legs / Oily skin / Hair treatment/…
Hydroglycerine (80/20) maceration of one or several plants
Hydroglycolic (50/50) maceration of one plant
ProdhyldeRé® Prodhypur®Prodhyskin®
China CompliantCosmos ApprovedFrance origin
This is a range of 5 extracts, with a traceable sourcing in Ile de Ré. Many applications in skin and hair care. 
100% natural according to ISO 16128 Standart, preservative free. 
Hydroglycerine (20/80) maceration of one or several plants.
Oily maceration of one or several plants.
Vegetal extract BG / PG
Butylene glycol or Propylene glycol maceration of one or several plants

Prodhybio® - Organic range

Prodhybio® EAProdhybio® EAGProdhybio® EF
Cosmos Certified (Organic)
Cosmos Certified (Organic)
Cosmos Certified (Organic)
Water maceration of one or several plants
Hydroglycerine (90/10) maceration of one or several plants.
Steamed distillation
Cosmos Certified (Organic)
Cosmos Certified (Organic)
Cosmos Certified (Organic)
Hydroglycerine (20/80) maceration of one or several plants
Mix of fruit water into water.
Mix of fruit water into a glycerin / water blend.
Prodhybio® MH
Cosmos Certified (Organic)
Oily maceration of one or several plants

Distribution range

Thanks to 70 years of expertise, we are creating strong links with leading partners.
The following companies entrust to PROD’HYG the distribution of their products in France.
Inca Oil
Lactic acids range & Salts of acid lactic range
Strong synergy between apo-lactoferrin, lactoperoxidase and superoxide dismutase to protect skin against oxidative stress
Bio-degradable resin particles derived from renewable resources designed for skin exfoliation
Esters of acid lactic used as biosolvents, substitutes of traditional solvents
Mineral salts of acid lactic (Al, Mg, Zn)
Jojoba oil
Organic certified Jojoba oil
Decolorized Jojoba oil
Organic certified decolorized Jojoba oil
Natural exfoliating beads of Jojoba
Oils of Aloha
Macadamia oil
Macadamia oil
Organic Kukui Oil
Organic certified Kukui Oil
Blend of organic Kukui oil and Macadamia