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.
Alfa Chemicals Manufacturing offers a range of high-performance ingredients for all your formulation needs.
The Personal Care division of Alfa Chemicals offers high quality speciality ingredients to the UK Personal Care market. From an established portfolio of Partners, we supply functional ingredients such as emulsifiers and texturising agents, as well as highly substantiated actives.
An oil-soluble, film forming, liquid copolymer. Liquid at room temperature, making it suitable for cold-processed formulations. It is water and wear resistance with moisture barrier properties. It can be used as an SPF booster with excellent pigment dispersant properties.
- VP/Hexadecene Copolymer
An oil-soluble, film-forming, wax copolymer. Solid at room temperature with a melting point of ~40°C. Suitable for formulations that have a firm texture but soften to spread easily on skin.
- VP/Eicosene Copolymer
An oil-soluble, film-forming, hard wax copolymer. Solid at room temperature with a melting point of ~63°C. Suitable for applications that require a hard texture, e.g. eye pencils and deodorants.
- Triacontanyl PVP
A setting polymer and styling agent with carboxyl groups for the production of hair styling products and skincare applications, such as: pump hairsprays, hair gels, putties, wash off masks, or patches when flexibility and shrinking properties are desired.
- VA/Crotonates Copolymer