In this roundup of recent polymer technologies for hair care, seven companies and more than a score of authors report on the claims, tests and functionalities of two dozen polymers. Full-length versions of these roundup reports can be accessed at www. cosmeticsandtoiletries.com. Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine thanks these contributors and hopes this roundup will help you identify new possibilities from polymers.
Recent Polymer Technologies for Hair Care
November 1, 2005 | By: Bernice Ridley and Colleen M. Rocafort, Ciba Specialty Chemicals; Julie Shlepr, Julie Castner and Dale Willis, Noveon Inc.; M. Creamer, A. Keenan, M. Merlau Johnson, A. Kar, A. Nakatani, D. Routzahn
Today’s hair care polymers offer a range of functionalities, such as color enhancement, hair strengthening, antiaging, sun protection, color retention and moisturization. It is hard to beat the old standbys: styling, conditioning and rheology modification.
Z-COTE LSA provides broad-spectrum protection from long wave UVA rays and medium wave UVB rays by physically scattering, reflecting and absorbing solar radiation.
- Zinc Oxide
- UVA, UVB Sunscreen
- UVA Protection
- UVB Protection