In the rainforests of Ecuador, a native wild palm (PhytelephasAequatorialis) produces a magic seed called Tagua. Due to its consistency, appearance and cream white shade –which is very similar to ivory -the stone nut is also known as vegetable ivory.
For years, Taguais already replacing plasticin the luxury garment industry. Döhler mills the Tagua Nut to a fine powder called YuraQ. Yura Q means white in the Ecuadorian indigenous language.
- Vegan, Clean Label, Natrue, Cosmos in progress
- YuraQ in cosmetics is a whitening agent, a binding agent for lipids, a smoothing agent for a better sensory experience
|INCI Name:||Phytelephas aequatorialis seed powder|
|Category:||Functional ingredient, Decoratives, Skincare – leave on|
|Product Type:||Botanicals, Essential oils, Plant extracts, Fillers, Extenders, Binders|