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Roquette Beauté Reveals a Comforting Thickener and Stabilizer

Beauté by Roquette® ST 320 is a plant-based versatile thickener and stabilizer designed for gels and emulsions

La Madeleine, France — January 16, 2024 — On the occasion of Cosmetagora, taking place in Paris, France, January 16 to 17, 2024, Roquette Beauté, introduces its new ingredient, Beauté by Roquette® ST 320, INCI Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, to the cosmetics market. With Beauté by Roquette® ST 320, Roquette Beauté meets the demand of consumers for natural-based cosmetic products, that combine efficacy and pleasurable sensorial experiences.

A plant-based comforting thickener and stabilizer

Beauté by Roquette® ST 320, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, is sourced from non-GMO maize1 , vegan suitable and biodegradable.  Easy-to-use thickener, it allows high flexibility in formulating stable cosmetics in a variety of applications and viscosity ranges.

This new addition to the Beauté by Roquette® offer brings a unique sensorial profile and proven efficacy to cosmetics formulations:

Different tests were performed to demonstrate Beauté by Roquette® ST 320 benefits:

  • Easy to disperse in cold or warm water
  • Strong viscosity enhancement after cooking
  • Very stable over time in both emulsions and gels
  • Stabilizer of O/W emulsions (reduction of size droplets)
  • Synergistic thickening effect with emulsifiers and cationic agents
  • Easy viscosity adjustment by playing on concentration


Combining efficacy and pleasurable sensorial experiences.

Beauté by Roquette® ST 320 also acts as a sensory enhancer bringing comforting and cocooning textures to cosmetic formulations.

As consumers become more mindful of the impact of their beauty routines on their overall well-being, the trend towards holistic beauty continues to gain momentum in the beauty and personal care market.

With Beauté by Roquette® ST 320, cosmetic formulators can tap into this trend by creating indulgent and soft textures that offer both efficacy and pleasurable sensorial experiences. 

This addition to our product range is a great demonstration of our pledge to bring plant-based solutions to the cosmetics industry that meet consumers' expectations for safer products with the right balance of nature and technology, no more no less! At Roquette we focus on high-quality, versatile, and sustainable plant-based ingredients and develop multifunctional solutions providing high performance and amazing sensorial experiences,” says Bénédicte Courel, Roquette Beauté General Manager.


1  « compliant with  EU regulations 1829/2003 and 1830/2003 about GMO »


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