Hair care ingredients

Eastman AQ™ polymers are widely used in the hairstyling segment of the cosmetics and personal care industry. These versatile polymers serve as hair fixatives in hair care applications such as hair sprays, styling creams, and gels. Eastman AQ polymers provide low tack, excellent hold and curl retention, and enhanced gloss to a variety of hairstyling products. Dry time, a major factor in hair spray performance, is also greatly reduced with the use of Eastman AQ polymers.

Eastman ingredients for shampoos and conditioners include Eastman Sustane™ SAIB to improve manageability and add body to the hair.

Performance attributes of Eastman ingredients for the hairstyling industry:

  • Tunable firmness
  • Low tack
  • Excellent hold and curl retention
  • Enhanced gloss and body
  • Reduced dry time
  • Improved manageability and added body
  • Easy to wash out

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