Haircare and cosmetic products are usually manufactured carefully with specific ingredients. These ingredients contribute to their applicability and benefits. Polyquaternium 22 is a common ingredient in hair care products.
About Polyquart 22
This is an amphoteric polymer with a high charge density, wide PH range of 1- 14, and high moisture. It is recommended for improving wet and dry elements of hair care products. It is also commonly used to manufacture skincare products to enhance their feel. This ingredient contributes luster and a soft silky feel to hair care products like shampoos. It also promotes the softness and wet hair feel during and after washing and rinsing hair.
Applications of Polyquart 22
This amphoteric polymer makes hair care products like relaxers, permanent waves, styling products, dyes, shampoos, bleaches, and conditioners. Its application in the hair case sector can be attributed to its close relationship with human hair. Polyquaternium 22 is made up of keratin. For this reason, it is an indispensable ingredient in hair care products. This amphoteric polymer is commonly used in hair care products in the water-soluble and non-water-soluble classification. There are other variants of polyquaternium applied in the haircare sector, like polyquaternium 39.
About Polyquart 39
Polyquaternium 39 is an amphoteric polymer with a high charge density, moisture, and PH for a wider range of 1-14. This component is recommended to improve hair care products’ wet and dry properties. For this reason, it is used in hair care products like relaxers, bleaches, dyes, shampoos, and styling products. It is also commonly used to make skincare products as it enhances their feel. Polyquaternium 39 appears like a colorless clear, viscous liquid.
Qualities of Polyquat 39
This ingredient contributes luster and a soft silky feel to shampoos. It also provides excellent slip, lust, and snag-free wet compatibility without unwarranted build-up. This ingredient also imparts excellent dry compatibility and helps hold curls without flaking. Studies have shown that it improves hair softness and wet feel during and after washing hair.
It is worth mentioning that different types of polyquaternium are used in hair products. The variants of polyquaternium are differentiated by the number that comes after the name.