Alfa Chemicals Manufacturing offers a range of high-performance ingredients for all your formulation needs.

Their Vida-Care™ product range includes film formers, styling polymers, conditioning polymers, rheology modifiers, and water-resistance polymers.

Conditioning Polymers

A range of naturally derived cosmetic polymers which deliver moisture-boosting to hair and skin, as well as enhanced foam quality and razor glide for wash and shave products. Imparts a velvety feel on the skin.

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Film Formers & Styling Polymers

A range of multi-purpose cosmetic polymers with excellent film-forming and adhesive properties. Perfect for imparting crunch and stiffness in hair styling, and for gelling water-based cleansers, hair colourants and toothpastes.

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Rheology Modifiers - Carbomers

A range of versatile cosmetic carbomers which can be used to create clear water and alcohol gels and to boost particle suspension. Perfect for water-based styling gels, hand sanitisers and personal hygiene gels.

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Rheology Modifiers – FD

The Vida-Care™ FD Series is a range of fast-dispersing cosmetic carbomers and cross-polymers, suitable for aqueous and alcoholic gels, and all personal care emulsions. Vida-Care™ FD2020+ is particularly tolerant of surfactants and so perfect for thickening wash products. Vida-Care™ HEC is naturally derived from cotton and gives a smooth honey-like flow with silky lubricity.

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Styling Polymers

Vida-Care™ PQ-10 is a cotton-derived cellulose with excellent styling properties for haircare with no build-up, and mild enough for baby care formulations.

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Water Resistance Polymers

A range of oil-soluble cosmetic copolymers which deliver excellent film-forming and water resistance benefits. Perfect for boosting water-resistance in suncare, haircare and colour cosmetics products, as well as dispersing actives and pigments. Long wearing and sweat-resistant.

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