Styling Gel for Long-Lasting, Weightless Hold

Released by Evonik Degussa Corporation

July 1, 2004

Deionized water
Hydrolite-5 (pentylene glycol)
LCW AC-5 Yellow LLXLO (iron oxide (and) microcrystalline cellulose (and) cellulose gum)
LCW AC-5 Red R-516 L (iron oxide (and) microcrystalline cellulose (and) cellulose gum)
LCW AC-5 Black BL-100 (iron oxide (and) microcrystalline cellulose (and) cellulose gum)
LCW AC-5 TiO2 CR-50 (titanium dioxide (and) microcrystalline cellulose (and) cellulose gum)
Aerosil R 812 S (Degussa AG, Aerosil and Silanes)(silica silylate)
Abil 20 (Degussa Personal Care) (dimethicone)
Abil B 8843 (Degussa Personal Care) (dimethicone copolyol)
Liquipar Oil (paraben mixture)
LCW Covagel (sodium carboxymethyl starch)

Place water and Hydrolite-5 in mixer; add the pigments while stirring. Disperse by homogenizing briefly. Add Aerosil R 812 S while the homogenizing is running and homogenize for another 10 minutes. Check for complete dispersion. Homogenize another five to 10 minutes if necessary. Add Abil 20, Abil B 8843 and Liquipar Oil while stirring and stir for another two to three minutes. Add Covagel while stirring and stir for another 15 minutes.

More Information
Degussa Corp., Business Line Aerosil, 379 Interpace Pkwy., Parsippany, NJ 07054-0677
Tel: (800) AEROSIL or (973) 541-8510; Fax: (973) 541-8501; Website:

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