VP/Hexadecene Copolymer is an oil-soluble liquid film former which makes it quite versatile and allows for the formulations of products without adding any heat.
INCI VP/Hexadecene Copolymer Acts as a film former, pigment dispersant and suspending agent. Antaron™ V-216 polymer is provided under the name of Ganex V-216 polymer in the USA.
Ideal for sunscreens, lipsticks, lip balms, liquid make-up, and hair styling products
Related Applications: Cosmetics; Hair Care; Skin Care; Sun Care
Moisture barrier properties
Related Benefits: Cold-processable; Curl Retention; Frizz Control; Hairstyle Hold
Typical use level: 1-5%
For lip care, suggested use level: 5-30%
For color cosmetics, suggested use level: Up to 5.0%
For novel hair stylers, suggested use level: up to 2.0%
Primary Chemistry: VP/Hexadecene Copolymer
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.