Hair gel

Hair gel is a hairstyling product that is used to stiffen hair into a particular hairstyle. The main types of hair gels used today range from gels, liquid sprays, pomades and waxes to creams and serums.

 

For hair gels the use of high viscosity Tylose® H grades is recommended to adjust the desired viscosity. Additionally Tylose® acts as a film former and thus supports the styling of the hair.

Tylose Grades
Product Characteristic  
Fact Sheet
H 100000 YP2
Thickening : very high
H 100070 NP2
Thickening : very high
H 200000 YP2
Thickening : very high

Personal and home care

Personal and Home Care

In Personal and Home Care formulations the most important properties of Tylose® are thickening effect, respectively consistency regulation, stabilisation and high compatibility

with other ingredients such as surfactants.

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Nomenclature Information

M
H
O
A
X



B
F
S
T
Type of ether
Methyl
Hydroxyethyl
Hydroxypropyl
Allyl
Hydrophobe
etherification

Degree of
etherification
Special higher
degrees of
etherification,
depending on the
individual type of
ether

60000
30000
15000
10000
6000
4000
2000
1000
300
200
.
.
.
01
02
03
04
.
.
.
Viscosity level
The viscosity level
is based on
Hoeppler: 2%
solution of the
commercial product
with 5% moisture
content, 20ºC,
20º dH
(German hardness)








Consistency
increasing
modification
The least one of
the two last
digits is a
number > 0

Y
K
N




G4
G6
G8

P2
P3
P4
P6
Chemical refinement
Delayed solubility products
Readily soluble granules
non-delayed solubility products
(only for Tylose H grades) *

Degree of particle size
Types of granules:
Granules (< 500 μm)
Granules (< 400 μm)
Granules (< 300 μm)
Powder types:
Powder (< 180 μm)
Fine Powder (< 125 μm)
Fine powder (< 125 μm)
Ultra fine powder (< 100 μm)
* Tylose MH and MO Grades are not explicitly marked by ”N”, even if these products are ”non-delayed solubility products”.
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