who creates long-lasting, comfortable cosmetics?

we do.

Formulas that stand up to an active lifestyle. Exciting new sensory experiences. Color cosmetics require quick solutions to developing novel, on-trend formulas without compromising performance or comfort.

Explore the benefits of our functional polymers in color cosmetic foundations, blushes, lipsticks, mascaras, brow products, and eyeshadows.  

key ingredients

Ashland’s unique multi-functional film formers like Antaron™ Sensory/Ganex™ Sensory polymer offer formulators a new tool to add wear, water, and transfer resistance while improving coverage and skin feel. 

Likewise, Ashland’s thickeners like Ultrathix™ P-100 polymer offer simultaneous improvements in pigment dispersion and texture. 

functional polymers for film forming, waterproofing, and thickening

antaron™/ganex™ polymers

film formers for long-lasting wear and water resistance and pigment dispersion stability

aquastyle™ SH-100 polymer

film former and conditioner with natural feel

allianz™ OPT polymer

water-soluble film former

flexithix™ polymer

thickener for bouncy and jelly-like textures

ultrathix P-100 polymer

pigment-suspending thickener that enhances stability

 aqualon™ EC ethylcellulose

oil-soluble film former with slight thickening abilities


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