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MaizeCare™ Style Polymer Application Testing Results

STYLED with MaizeCare™ Style Polymer offers you 4 products designed to address the key curly hair concerns. We put each product to the test and here are the results:

 

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HOLD Styling Gel Results

Humidity resistance after 5 hours

The HOLD Styling Gel 2% MaizeCare™ Style Polymer provided less frizz and better definition than the base gel without MaizeCare™ Style Polymer immediately upon application. Results also showed humidity resistance, after 5 hours in 65% relative humidity.

 

 

 

Treatment: panelist applied 2 grams of each hair gel to clean, damp hair.

Left: HOLD Base Gel (formulation with no MaizeCare)

Right: HOLD Styling Gel with 2% MaizeCare™ Style Polymer

Conditions: Humidity Resistance (30°C; 65% Relative Humidity) for 5 Hours

 

High humidity curl retention

The HOLD Styling gel with 2% MaizeCare™ Style Polymer exhibited equivalent curl retention as a commercial benchmark containing Dehydroxanthan Gum and Acacia Senegal Gum.

 

 

 

 

Treatment: Humidity Resistance (25°C; 90RH), 0.45 grams of hair gel on 3 grams of virgin dark brown hair, triplicate hair tress per treatment.

Commercial Benchmark: Contains Dehydroxanthan Gum and Acacia Senegal Gum for hold.

*Typical values, not to be construed as specifications. Users should confirm results by their own tests.

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TAME De-Frizz Wand Results

Instant Style and Frizz Control

The TAME DE-FRIZZ Wand containing 2% MaizeCare™ Style Polymer provided instant styling without heat, curl definition and minimized frizz.

 

 

 

Treatment: Panelist applied 2 g of TAME De-frizz Wand to clean, dry, frizzy hair.

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DEFINE Molding Clay Results

Half-head panel testing for hold and frizz control

The DEFINE Molding Clay containing 3% MaizeCare™ Style Polymer provided better hold and an improved application feel, compared to a commercial benchmark. Panelist reported high friction feel on hair during application and loss of hold after a few hours with the commercial benchmark.

 

 

 

Treatment: Approximately 0.75 g of each sample was applied to clean, damp hair.

Photo taken after 4 hours.

Commercial Benchmark: product contained VA/Crotonates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Copolymer

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BOOST Sugar Spray Results

Half-head panel testing for definition and frizz control

The BOOST Sugar Spray containing 2.5% MaizeCare™ Style Polymer provided better definition and improved frizz control, compared to a commercial benchmark.

 

 

 

Treatment: Panelist applied 4 grams of each spray to clean, damp hair. After allowing hair to dry, photos were taken (approximately 2.5 hours later).

Commercial Benchmark: spray containing PVP/VA Copolymer and amodimethicone.

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