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Textured Hair

African American woman with curly black hair

Overcoming the Challenges of Textured Hair

About 60 percent of the world’s population has curly, coily or wavy hair – also known as “textured” hair. Dow offers ingredients designed to address the specific challenges of textured hair, including dryness and frizz, lack of flexibility, and lack of curl definition or retention.

Benefits of Dow’s Textured Hair Ingredients

  • Moisturized feel on hair
  • Hair that feels soft and silky
  • Improved curl definition
  • Frizz control
  • Manageable hair
  • Shine
  • Flexibility

Increased Flexibility vs. Stiffness

(From left to right: Own Your Curls Hair Custard, Benchmark)

Lab photos of custard in hair versus the benchmark

Treatment: 0.1 g/g hair on Latino curly hair
Test Conditions: 80% relative humidity/25°C for 5 hours

Better Frizz Control

(From left to right: Untreated, Control, Frizz-Conquering Hair Oil, Benchmark)

Lab photo of frizz conquering

Treatment: 0.1 g/g hair on frizzy hair
Test Conditions: 80% relative humidity / 25°C for 5 hours
Control: Formulation without DOWSIL™ CB-3046 Fluid, DOWSIL™ 3901 Liquid Satin Blend and DOWSIL™ 9041 Silicone Elastomer Blend

Differentiate Your Formulation

Formulation Targeted Hair Type Featured Dow Products Benefits
Frizz-
Conquering
Hair Oil  
Frizzy,
unruly  
DOWSIL™ 3901 Liquid Satin Blend  Unique rheology, reduced friction, smoothness, slipperiness, flexibility, shine, curl retention and definition, frizz control, ease of styling, heat protection
DOWSIL™ CB-3046 Fluid  Long-lasting frizz control, maintained style, curl definition, shine, heat protection, natural look and feel
DOWSIL™ 9041 Silicone Elastomer Blend  Silky, smooth feel, thickening
XIAMETER™ PMX-1502 Fluid  Shine, frizz control. heat protection, slipperiness
Own Your Curls
Hair Custard
Curly,
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DOWSIL™ CE-7081 Smart Style  Flexible hold, curl definition, curl memory, frizz control, smoothness, reduced breakage
DOWSIL™ 2-2078 Fluid  Long-lasting shine, straightening, heat protection
ACULYN™ 88  Rheology modifier, film former
Smooth
Restorer
Frizzy,
dry
DOWSIL™ CE-8411 Smooth Plus Emulsion  Reduced breakage, moisturized feel with increased smoothness, slipperiness and flexibility, heat protection, shine
SoftCAT™ SX-1300X Conditioning Polymer  Improved manageability, volume control, smoothness
POLYOX™ WSR N-60K  Smoothness, silkiness, glide
CELLOSIZE™ PCG-10  Thickener, comparability over wide pH range
Bring Back
the Shine
Ringing
Pomade
 
Curly,
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DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid  Shine, manageability
DOWSIL™ AP-8087 Fluid  Shine, smoothness, reduced flyaway, heat protection, ease of heat styling
UCARE™ JR30M  Enhanced wet/dry combing, smoothness, manageability, shine
Seize the Day Water Wax Frizzy,
unruly
DOWSIL™ CB-3046 Fluid  Long-lasting frizz control, maintained style, curl definition, shine, heat protection, natural look and feel
ACUDYNE™ 180  Firm hold, no buildup, low tackiness

Solutions for Textured Hair
Learn more about our solutions for textured hair.