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Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, a U.S. subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., has unveiled its NBN-30-ID cosmetic silicone modified film former materials.
The novel polymer was created by the introduction of a silicone group into a polynorbornene, Shin-Etsu Silicones said, which is a very rigid polymer. The end result enables the development of a diverse range of cosmetic formulations that offer excellent resistance to oil and water for a wide-range of cosmetics applications including: foundations, eye shadows, mascaras, lipsticks, skin lotions, creams, sunscreens and hair care products, the company said.
Shin-Etsu said the products offer cosmetic composition benefits including:
• Tough Film: Forms hard and tough film.
• Low Tackiness: When dried, provides film with smooth feeling and low tackiness.
• Flexibility: Provides highly flexible film while keeping hardness.
• Spinnability: Great spinnability. Enables development of cosmetics with good adhesion capability to eyelashes and others.
• Oil Repellency: Excellent oil repellency. Contributes long-lasting effect.
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