Supplier's Corner

New Hair Care, Skin Care Ingredients at Lubrizol

May 2, 2014

The Lubrizol Corporation has introduced an innovative new solution for hair color applications. Chromapol 5 Polymer is a new technology offering five key benefits to deliver rheology and sensory innovation in hair color applications. According to the company, this unique polymer allows for cutting edge product offerings such as clear gels and glossy crèmes with very pleasant aesthetics. Its cold processing technology has the potential to improve sustainability profiles including savings in energy, batch time and amount of ingredients required.

Lubrizol also launched Carbopol Silk 100 Polymer, a brand new polymer technology targeted for shampoo applications.  Carbopol Silk 100 delivers cost efficient salt synergistic rheology that provides powerful suspension even at low surfactant levels.  It also contributes to conditioning performance in applications combined with conditioning polymers and silicones.

Finally, the company also rolled out Carbopol Aqua SF-1 OS polymer, a new acrylates copolymer grade targeting pigmented formulations used in skin care, sun care and color cosmetic applications. It enables formulators to achieve excellent emulsion stability and desired aesthetic properties in challenging systems containing pigments and electrolytes at levels required to deliver efficacy, said Lubrizol. The resulting formulas offer the user better protection and even tone in sun care, skin perfecting and color cosmetic products.

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