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Eastman AQ™ 55S Polymer
Eastman AQ™ 55S Polymer

INCI Name : Polyester-5

Chemical Synonym: Polyester-5

Applications/Uses
  • Color makeup
  • Eyeliner
  • Hair gel
  • Hairstyling
  • Liquid makeup
  • Mascara
Key Attributes
  • Excellent film formation with and without alcohol
  • High gloss
  • Long, lasting hold —— even in rain
  • Low tack
  • Smudge resistant
  • Tunable firmness
  • Water resistant
Product Description
Eastman AQ™ 55S polymer is a sulfopolyester that disperses directly in hot water without the assistance of surfactants or other additives. AQ 55S polymer aids the dispersion of many hydrophobic ingredients in water-based products and forms clear films at room temperature from aqueous dispersions. Eastman AQ ™55S has good film integrity when combined with other cosmetic ingredients and is the preferred AQ polymer to improve water and smudge resistance of water-based makeup and mascaras. In hairstyling products, AQ 55S provides excellent hold under high-humidity conditions and stiffness that is easily modified with plasticizers and thickeners. The "S" indicates AQ 55S is supplied as solid pellets.

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