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CHAPTER 2

Polymers for Personal Care – Natural Protein-Based Polymers

Natural polymers are playing an increasingly important role in formulations and some have become important core ingredients for cosmetic products. In this chapter we will discuss the various natural polymers used in a personal care product. We will focus primarily on protein-based natural polymers, study their production and compare the various chemical and physical properties of these proteins and how they can affect personal care applications.

Print publication date: 28 Jul 2016
Copyright year: 2016
Print ISBN: 978-1-78262-295-6
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-398-4
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78262-800-2
Citation:
From the book series:
Polymer Chemistry Series