Butylated PVP is an excellent film former that provides water and wear resistance, and moisture barrier properties.
INCI Butylated PVP Differing hydrophobic/hydrophilic characteristics of the series provide a wide range of solubility and functionality. All are excellent pigment dispersants and suspending agents. All are substantive to skin. Antaron polymers are sold under the Ganex trade name in the USA.
Ideal for sunscreens, lipsticks, lip balms, and hair styling products
Related Applications: Cosmetics; Hair Care; Skin Care; Sun Care
Enhances durability of film formers in styling formulations
Boosts high humidity resistance
Related Benefits: Cold-processable; Curl Retention; Frizz Control; Hairstyle Hold
Use Level: Up to 0.5%
Primary Chemistry: Butylated PVP
Functions: Film Formers; Fixatives and Styling Polymers; Water-resistant Agents
Ashland personal care specialties is a diverse product line that consists of conditioning and sun protecting agents, thickeners, opacifiers, and emollients, including a variety of fixative and styling polymers. Products are grouped to serve two primary applications: hair care and skin care.