Applications: hair treatments, hair oils, hair gels, conditioners, leave in styling products
The Versagel® SF is a silicone-free alternative for haircare based on Isoparaffin combined with Penreco’s patented gel technology. The result is a synthetic polymer blend technology that is showing to improve key properties in hair care applications, such as slip, shine and smoothness.
Versagel SF gels are highly compatible and can be used with the majority of the chemical ingredients used in cosmetic and personal care products. They are also compatible with most non-ionic surfactants and other synthetic and natural emollients.
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Test results indicate that prototype formulations using Versagel SF allows for formulation versatility in various attributes such as shine, rheology, and lubricity, when compared to benchmarks. Based on Formulator’s performance goals for a haircare product, the formulation can be adjusted to optimize key attributes.
Key Consumer Benefits:
- Soft, smooth touch and silky feel
- Shine and gloss maximization
- Improved spreadability
- Improved slip/lubricity
Core Application Functions:
- Formulation versatility
- Functions well in clear formulations
- Thermally reversible
- BHT free