Non-Aerosol Hair Spray Formulation

 

This is a simple 55% Volatile Organic Components, VOC, hair spray formulation. Besides PVP-K30, there are many other hair fixative polymers that may be used. One needs to be careful to use the proper amount of styling polymer so the liquid can be easily sprayed. 

 

All ingredients are readily available from many manufactures across the world.
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Item No

Ingredient Name

% wt

Typical Form

Purpose

1

Water

                 42.70

Liquid

Diluent

2

PVP K-30

                  2.00

Powder

Hair styling polymer

3

Ethanol

                 55.00

Liquid

Diluent

4

Panthenol

                  0.20

Liquid

Conditioner

5

Glycerin

                  0.10

Liquid

Humectant

 

 

Add perfume and herbal extracts as desired.

Adjust the formulation to pH 6.5 with Citric acid 50% solution

 

Total batch 100.0 grams

 

Preparation Procedure:

 

In a suitable formulation vessel, at room temperature and under steady mixing add all ingredients in the order listed. All ingredients are mixed until a homogeneous clear solution is obtained. If necessary, the solution may be filtered to remove undissolved particulate matter.

 

Charge the formulation in a suitable hair spray bottle.

 

All ingredient amounts are given assuming the ingredients were supplied 100% pure. Formulators are advised to measure the total active mass of their ingredients and adjust the composition with water.

 

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