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Use Of HPMC In Hair/Skin Cleanser Allows For Reduction Of Surfactant – Study

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Adding 1 percent to 2 percent hydroxypropyl methylcellulose to a hair- or skin-cleansing product allows the amount of surfactant normally used to be reduced by 30 to 60 percent without sacrificing acceptable viscosity and lather properties, according to the Dow Chemical Company



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