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Dow Corning unveils an anti-frizz fluid for water-based hair care formulations

At in-cosmetics 2015, Dow Corning unveiled CB-3046 Fluid, its latest innovation for hair care products. The new fluid for water-based formulations provides powerful frizz-taming control without the heavy feel and styling difficulties associated with oil-based anti-frizz solutions.

© Eduard Derule, 2014. Used under license from Shutterstock.com

© Eduard Derule, 2014. Used under license from Shutterstock.com

Frizz control solutions are in high demand across a wide range of geographies, ethnicities and hair types,” said Sylvain Massé, Europe Hair Care market leader at Dow Corning.

According to Dow Corning, CB-3046 Fluid enables to formulate water-based leave-in frizz control products without the undesirable heavy, greasy feel and the styling difficulties associated with them, regardless of hair type. “It enhances hair alignment for sleek styles and curl definition for full, wavy hair styles. It also noticeably increases shine and provides excellent protection against heat.

Testing using the Frizz Index, a method developed by Dow Corning to test frizz control, showed CB-3046 Fluid provided superior frizz control at high humidity levels compared to competitive solutions available today. Additional tests measuring stylability after application showed Dow Corning’s new product demonstrated better traction with a hair clip than alternative materials.

Dow Corning CB-3046 Fluid therefore allows the formulation of products such as dual-phase sprays, and can also be used in anhydrous serums. This versatile technology allows for cold processing and enables clear formulations, if desired.

Last but not least: the new material is listed in the Catalogue of Cosmetics Ingredients Used in China.

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