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BASF Patents Hair Styling Aids

January 10, 2006

BASF Patents Hair Styling Aids
l Patent No. US 6,964,774 B1: BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen, Germany has patented a method for improving hold or elasticity of a hairstyle. The hair cosmetic formulations must apply to hair polymers obtained by free-radical polymerization of at least one vinyl ester of C1–C24-carboxylic acids in the presence of polyether-containing compounds and optionally one or more other copolymerizable monomers and subsequent at least partial hydrolysis of the ester functions of the original monomers.

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