Haircare

Bring clean beauty to more consumers with powerful plant-based solutions

Give your consumers silkier, shinier hair that’s softer and more manageable

Let’s cut to the chase… Today’s in-the-know consumers are demanding clean-label appeal. That means safer, greener, better — and sustainably minded. We have the good stuff you want, including naturally derived, must-have ingredients, without the synthetics and chemicals you don’t.

Make consumer-preferred, clean-label haircare products

Pamper strands (and scalp!) with gentle haircare made from nourishing, non-toxic and planet-friendly ingredients. Formulate richly lathering hair cleansers, waterless shampoo bars, long-lasting conditioners, frizz-free styling products, must-have masques and mists, plus leave-in treatments and more.

  • Choose from our emulsifiers, emollients, film-formers, stabilizers and texturizers
  • Elevate with nature-based green, ethical, organic and vegan options
  • Attain superior silicone deposition for silkier curls and strands
  • Achieve compatibility with sulfate-free and waterless formulas
  • Discover options for curly, straight, wavy, coiled and combination hair
  • Create gentler, healthier formulations for both hair and scalp

Revolutionize shampoo performance and appeal

Plant-based ingredients enable you to deliver ‘natural’ hair cleansing options that are in-demand, efficient and effective. Looking for creamy, luxurious shampoos and gels? Want to create solid bars and dry shampoo? With nature-based ingredients you can, improve your foam profile, enhance sensory performance and stabilize shelf-life and rheology without sacrificing results.

Say goodbye to scalp sensitivity and split ends with bio-based conditioners

And say hello to superior detanglers that nourish and deposit moisture. Our plant-based, high-performance polymers enhance conditioning without weighing strands down with synthetic ingredients. Create versatile rinse-off and leave-in formulas highly attuned to specific hair needs.

Curl up with plant-based hair styling solutions for healthier hair

Make all-day waves, curls and coils a reality. Plant-based non-GMO polymers define, maintain and condition with film-forming properties to achieve shiny, no-crunch strands in both leave-on and rinse-off formulas. Discover how to sculp, shape, separate and hold hair without stiffness and stickiness, even in high humidity.

The new science for the smoothest hair and skin

Experience superior conditioning and better silicone deposition, with longer-lasting curl retention from PENCARE® DP 1015 bio-based cationic polymer. Compatible in sulfate-free, silicone-free, cold process and conventional systems.

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The perfect balance of elegant foam and sophisticated sensory

Enhance texture, viscosity, performance and overall feel with naturally derived FARMAL® MS 6822 multi-functional polymer. As you increase the use level, you can develop a soft cushion-like texture or a firmer gel. Gentle on hair and scalp, as you increase use, you can develop a sophisticated cushion-like texture or a firmer gel. Easy-to-use, readily biodegradable.

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Go organic with NATIVACARE™ natural polymers

For a better way to achieve fresh, shining locks, add NATIVACARE™ 5600 natural polymer corn starch to shampoos, texturizers and more. Innovative new technology allows NATIVACARE™ natural polymers to be compatible with a broad range of raw materials, pH and temperatures for superior hair feel without compromise.

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Amp up haircare and healthy scalp regimens

We’ve got you covered with nature-based haircare ingredients that will turn heads, including bio-based polymers in organic and non-GMO options. From lively curls that need caressing — to stressed-out scalps that require night treatments — upgrade routines from normal to next-level with the power of plants.

Turn heads with Ingredion

Our team of technical and market experts are standing by to help you design winning products. With a culture of collaboration and deep formulation expertise, we are your dedicated guide to sustainable, on-trend personal care.

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*NATIVACARE® 5600 and 8600 polymers are approved by Ecocert in accordance with the COSMOS standard. NATIVACARE® 9230, 9360 and 9330 polymers are USDA NOP organic-certified according to regulation (EC) No. 834/2007.

This information is intended to support the efforts of our customers to develop and implement an appropriate labeling strategy for products containing Ingredion’s products. In all respects, the ultimate decisions on how to identify claims on packages and label ingredients on packages remains with our customers. Ingredion Incorporated and the Ingredion group of companies make no warranty about the accuracy or completeness of the information contained above or the suitability of any of our products for your specific intended use. We urge you to carefully review the relevant regulations and to seek appropriate legal counsel as you determine the labeling requirements applicable to your products.