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DOWSIL™ FA PEPS Silicone Acrylate

A long lasting film-former designed for color cosmetics applications providing excellent sebum and wear resistance and is formulated in a bio-based carrier allowing cosmetic formulations having a higher naturality content.

Uses:

  • Color cosmetics
  • Skin
  • Sun care

Benefits:

  • Film-former
  • Flexible film
  • Sebum resistance
  • Water resistance
  • Resistance to rub-off
  • Good film integrity
  • High volatility carrier
  • 100% renewable-based carrier
  • 60% Naturality content (ISO 16128)

Properties

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  • Color Yes No Slightly Hazy
  • Color Cosmetic Benefits Yes No Color Durability, Color Non-transfer, Comfort of Wear, Film Forming Agent, Flexibility, Long Lasting, Rub-off Resistance, Sebum Resistance, Wash-off Resistance
  • Film Hardness Yes No Flexible
  • Functionality Yes No Acrylate
  • Nonvolatile Content Yes No 40 %
  • Physical Form Yes No Liquid
  • Skin Care Benefits Yes No Compatible with Organic Ingredients, Film Forming Agent, Protection
  • Viscosity Yes No 100 mPa.s
Person with half of face natural and other half with makeup

Consumers increasingly desire color cosmetics and skin care products with natural ingredients – without sacrificing long-lasting performance. Using advanced silicone technology and a bio-based carrier, Dow has developed a solution with greater natural content – without performance trade-offs. The product even carries a sustainability message in its name: Proven Efficiency. Planet Savvy (PEPS).

DOWSIL™ FA PEPS Silicone Acrylate is a high-performing film former that helps you design long-lasting color cosmetics and skin care products with increased natural content.

  • Delivers superior long-lasting wear benefits
  • Uses a carrier 100 percent derived from renewable feedstocks, lowering dependence on fossil resources
  • Helps meet a natural content of up to 60 percent (ISO 16128 for substances)
  • Meets desired performance attributes in color cosmetics
  • Superior water and sebum repellency and excellent rub-off resistance translates into long-duration benefits (Figures 1-3)
  • High film elasticity delivers a comfortable wear experience (Figure 4)
  • Excellent water vapor permeability and a non-occlusive film support high skin tolerance (Figure 5).

Performance

Figure 1
Water repellency

Water repellency graph

Figure 2
Sebum repellency

Sebum repellency graph

Figure 3
Film durability/Rub-off resistance

Film durability/Rub-off resistance graph

Figure 4
Film flexibility

Film flexibility graph

Figure 5
Water vapor permeability

Water vapor permeability graph

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