flexithix™ polymer

chemistry: PVP polymers and VP derivatives

INCI/chemical name: PVP

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FlexiThix™ polymer is a thickener and stabilizer for in water, oil and hydro - alcoholic systems. It is highly effective in delivering viscosity - boosting performance in a variety of challenging systems. It is effective across a wide pH range (2 - 13) and has superb electrolyte tolerance. It is designed for use in a wide array of applications including creams, gels, lotions, hair relaxers, hair dyes, perms. It provides a pleasant after-feel and requires no neutralization.

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features and benefits
  • thickens (aqueous or glycols or alcohol or polar ester)
  • thickens glycerin based systems
  • synergistic with anionic thickeners
  • doesn’t require neutralization
  • cold-processable
  • works in extreme pH conditions (pH 1-13)
  • effective across a wide solvent pol

applications
  • relaxers/straighteners
  • hair colors
  • gels
  • lotions
  • creams

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