Body Wash meets Zero Waste

Body Wash meets Zero Waste
Body Wash meets Zero Waste

Do you want to significantly reduce your waste, your plastic consumption and only transport the active ingredients to your home? Discover a new eco-friendly shower ritual. Easy {DIY} Shower Tablets is a shower gel, refillable in a single bottle, which contains tablets to be diluted in hot water. Based on our anionic surfactant Texapon® SFA UP Powder1 the tablets turn into a gentle, creamy cleansing action with a high foaming property. Thanks to our COSMOS approved biopolymers Verdessence™ Xanthan and Verdessence™ RiceTouch, this minimalist formulation offers an alternative to synthetic polymers and leaves skin feeling comfortable. Live this experience and have fun towards a sustainable world!

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Product NameProduct DescriptionClaim Hint
Texapon® SFA UP Powder1

A very mild, anionic surfactant suitable for solid, zero-waste rinse-off products and solutions not containing EO.

  • Very mild2 to eyes, skin & mucous membrane and suitable for tear-free concepts.
  • Pleasant foam sensory, smoother skin acceptance, creamy, rich foam, very nice smell & stable bubbles.
  • 100% derived from renewable feedstocks, sulfate surfactant alternative, RSPO certified Mass Balance, without undesired by-products (e.g. 1,4-dioxane, PEG, etc.), 
Verdessence™ RiceTouch

100% plant based sensory powder with small particle size provides powdery light  and smooth skin feel and is ideal for matte type cosmetics

  • Readily biodegradable
  • Recommended for natural / organic formulation concepts 
  • Approved by COSMOS
Verdessence™ Xanthan

Excellent stabilizer and thickener for emulsions and surfactant-based formulations.

  • 100% derived from natural, renewable feedstocks
  • Suitable for vegan concepts3
  • Approved by COSMOS


1 Suitable to the requirements of COSMOS V.4 entering into force in 2023.
2 New mildness data available page 22.
3 BASF provides customers with information for vegan suitability assessment.  Compliance with a particular vegan label is unintended and responsibility of the cosmetic product manufacturer