INCI PVP Ashland’s PVP is compatible with most inorganic salts and many resins. PVP stabilizes emulsions, dispersions and suspensions.
Form: 20% Aqueous Solution
Avg. MW in Daltons: 1,300,000
Use Level: 0.25 - 3.0% solids
Primary Chemistry: PVP
Strong, stiff holdRelated Benefits
Stabilizes emulsions, dispersions and suspensions
Excellent compatibility with acrylate thickeners
Ideal for gels, mousses, styling creams/lotions, hair colorants, pomades, waxes, pastes.
While PVP is used as a film former in hair styling products, it can also be used as an emulsion stabilizer in creams and lotions and as a dispersant for hair colorants.
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.