According to Solvay, Jaguar C500 STD, a conditioning polymer, and Jaguar HP-8 COS SGI, a multifunctional polymer, will help formulators produce beauty care solutions with superior benefits and desirable biodegradability claims, meeting both strict global regulations and the changing expectations of consumers for more responsible products and sustainable.
“Consumers are increasingly aware of the impact of their actions on the health of our planet,», Explained Stéphanie Neplaz, Director of Global Marketing Innovation, Hair Care at Solvay. “This means that they are looking for beauty products made with biodegradable ingredients that positively impact their hair or skin as well as the planet.“
the guar beans used to create these polymers come from India, where Solvay supports the sustainable supply of guar through the Sustainable Guar Initiative program, which is part of the group’s sustainable development program.
The Sustainable Guar initiative aims to implement best agricultural practices to improve guar quality and security of supply while enabling farmers to earn a better living, conserve valuable groundwater and empower local women. .
“We are constantly investing in innovation, technology and expanding our Jaguar portfolio,”Said Jean-Guy Le Helloco, Global Vice President of Home and Personal Care at Solvay. “And we have other innovations, such as next-generation biodegradable polymers, on the horizon.“