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It is a synthetic copolymer of the ester of methacrylic acid and Beheneth-25 (q.v.) and one or more monomers of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid.
What Is It?
It is a texture enhancer or thickening agent used in skin care & hair care products.
What Does Research Say About This Ingredient?
It possesses aesthetic enhancing properties & superior sensorial properties delivering a soft feel to the product.
Benefits of Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Copolymer on Skin/Hair after Topical Application
It helps give a smooth skin texture. For hair, this copolymer helps in conditioning & detangling it.