Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6 Good Texture enhancer No known benefits Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6 at a glance Synthetic powder ingredient that thickens water-based emulsions Works particularly well to create gel textures that have a non-sticky finish and elegant slip Also used to help stabilise several bio-active ingredients in a single formula Favorable for products geared toward compromised skin thanks to barrier restorative properties Considered safe as used in cosmetics Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6 description Polyacrylate crosspolymer-6 is a synthetic powder ingredient that stabilizes and thickens water-based emulsions. It works particularly well to create gel textures that have a non-sticky finish and elegant slip when applied to skin. It’s also favorable for use in formulas geared toward compromised skin since it works well with other ingredients to restore skin’s barrier and prevent water loss. Chemists may also use this ingredient to help stabilise several bio-active ingredients in a single formula. Its gentleness makes it popular in eye area products as a film-forming agent. Polyacrylate crosspolymer-6 is considered safe as used in cosmetics. Typical usage ranges from 0.15–5%, depending on desired outcome.