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MaizeCare™ Style Polymer

A bio-based polymer, derived from corn that allows flexibility in hair care styling from stiff hold to subtle definition and textures from waxes to sprays. It is also non-GMO.

Uses:

  • Styling gel
  • Cream
  • Wax
  • Water spray 

Benefits:

  • Non-GMO*
  • Curl retention
  • Frizz control
  • Improved style durability
  • Improved humidity resistance
  • Virtually no flaking
  • Easy-to-use powder; aqueous dispersion forms a natural film
  • Comparable performance to synthetic film formers, with added benefit of being non-hydroscopic
  • From a renewable resource with good environmental profile
  • Listed in the Catalogue of Cosmetics Ingredients used in China
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • This product has not been tested on animals by or on behalf of Dow Chemical
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*
  • No animal cross contamination
  • No porcine contamination
  • To the best of our knowledge this product complies with California Prop 65*

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Physical Properties

  • Appearance Yes No Off-White
  • Shelf Life Yes No 720 Days

Application Benefits

  • Hair Conditioning Benefits Yes No Frizz Control
  • Hair Styling Benefits Yes No Ease of Styling, Flexible Hold
  • Hair Texture Benefits Yes No Curl Definition, Curl Retention, Volumizing
  • Oil Control Benefits Yes No Sebum / Oil Absorption
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Film Former

Sustainability and Safety

  • Biodegradation Yes No Readily
  • Ingredient Origin Yes No Bio-based
  • Sustainability Claim Yes No ECOCERT, Natural Origin Content (ISO 16128)

How can corn enable long-lasting styling?

The search is on for personalized hair styling products that meet consumer desire for performing styling products created with natural ingredients.

With a proven portfolio in hair styling, Dow has tapped into natural ingredients like corn to develop a versatile, bio-based, non-GMO and biodegradable polymer, MaizeCare™ Style to meet these needs.

MaizeCare™ Style can be what you want – a waxy pomade, cream, gel or fluid spray – to give your customers the look they desire ranging from sleek, stiff or subtle definition.

In formulation, the polymer acts as a film-former and styling aid with versatility that allows you to enhance results and sensory delight.

COSMOS approved by ECOCERT logo

Deliver the brand credentials

  • 100% vegetable origin
  • Non-GMO source
  • Awarded COSMOS by ECOCERT
  • Biodegradable

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MaizeCare™ Style Polymer
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