Do You Know PVP In Cosmetics

Polyvinylpyrrolidone, also known as PVP, has different K-values. It is one of the important excipients advocated internationally.

In recent years, PVP has been widely used in cosmetics. As a synthetic water-soluble polymer compound, PVP has the general properties of water-soluble polymer compounds, including colloidal protection, film-forming properties, adhesion, hygroscopicity, solubilization or cohesion.

For example, in facial mask: PVP has good affinity to the skin, forms a non-occlusive film on the skin surface, and exerts the moisturizing effect of an emollient. After polyvinylpyrrolidone is added to the facial mask, the oily feeling will be reduced, and the softness and softness will be reduced. The smoothness will become better, and polyvinylpyrrolidone can speed up the penetration of the mask ingredients and extend the residence time of the ingredients.

As a raw material for cosmetics, PVP is most importantly used in hair style maintainers. It has many excellent properties and is an indispensable raw material for hair gel, hair cream and mousse. Polyvinylpyrrolidone has good film-forming properties and can form transparent film, with good affinity, easy to dissolve in water, non-irritating, non-allergenic, and good protective effect on hair. It is a styling agent and film-forming agent for personal care products such as mousse and hair gel.

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