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Ashland Specialty Ingredients

United States
www.ashland.com
Phone: 1-800-505-8984
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Health and wellness. Natural and organic products. Simplification with multi-functional benefits. Personalized beauty formulas. These are a few growing trends changing the personal care market. At Ashland, we are passionate, tenacious solvers who thrive on developing practical, inno- vative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in personal care formulations, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.

Our research and development teams help solve your toughest formulation challenges in personal care while respecting our natural resources. With Ashland ingredients inside, you can amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure integrity, and improve the profitability of your products and applications.

Ashland’s solvers are passionate about creating more alluring and transformational textures. Across skin and  hair care, we provide solutions to improve water resistance,

enhance skin tightening, deliver actives, improve moisturiza- tion, tame tresses, save split ends, protect hair color, and create stunning styles. We excel at harnessing the power

of nature by finding new ingredients that help fight visible signs of aging, shield hair and skin from the negative effects

of pollution exposure, strengthen and repair internal hair structure, or exhibit antimicrobial properties, boosting preservation. At Ashland, we build on our core polymer science while expanding competencies with cutting edge technologies, such as our Zeta Fraction™ competency, which captures concentrated benefits from plants sustainably.

Specialization

• styling fixatives and polymers • conditioning polymers • sunscreen waterproofing polymers • biofunctionals • thickeners/rheology modifiers • hydration agents • preservatives • encapsulation