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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.


  • 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


These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

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

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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MaizeCare™ Style Polymer

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MaizeCare™ Style Polymer
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