Aquaflex™ FX-64 polymer INCI Name: Isobutylene/Ethylmaleimide/Hydroxyethyl Maleimide Copolymer

Aquaflex FX-64 polymer, an imidized isobutylene/maleic anhydride copolymer, is a fixative and styling polymer that provides superior stiff hold while still allowing hair to be manageable.
It delivers excellent high-humidity curl retention with good curl memory. It leaves a visible shine on hair. This polymer does not require neutralization.

Application Information




Hair Care

Styling polymer used in aerosol and pump hairsprays (both high- and low-VOC), mousses, styling lotions/creams, and novelty stylers.

  • Superior stiff hold
  • Excellent high-humidity curl retention
  • Shine
  • Manageability
  • Good curl memory

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Technical Information

Formulations and Solution Properties

Recommended use level:
Aerosol sprays: 0.25-5.0 percent solids
Non-aerosol sprays: 0.25-7.0 percent solids
Supplied as 40 percent solids in a hydroalcoholic solution

Aquaflex FX-64 polymer chemistry



Market Information



Product Types or Functions

Personal Care
Hair Care
Fixative and Styling Polymer