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UV-absorbing polymer technology reduces hair color fading by 50% and prevents damage from UV rays, according to supplier Nalco. Introduced March 29, "Solamer is easily formulated into both rinse-off and leave-on hair care products," the firm notes, and is compatible with "surfactant systems and nonionic and anionice thickeners [with] no neutralization...required." The technology is not yet available in any currently marketed products but the company is working to supply Solamer to "interested customers." Nalco also plans to adapt Solamer for use in skin care applications...



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