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2200 West Salzburg Road
MI 48611

+1 (800) 447-4369


Dow Personal Care offers unique, innovative ingredients that empower customers around the world to create products with exceptional performance and exciting benefits that consumers can trust and believe in.

Consumers that seek the confidence of a healthy appearance can see and feel the difference in our products through their lustrous hair or radiant and protected skin.

We leverage our understanding of customer needs, deep market knowledge and technical expertise—combined with one of the broadest portfolios of technologies—to deliver personal care solutions with outstanding performance that are safe for people and the planet.

We foster these innovations on global and local levels to meet the needs of diverse consumers through business centers, research and development (R&D), manufacturing plants and customer applications centers around the world. Please visit for more information.

MaizeCare™ Clarity Polymer

Achieve crystal clear formulations with a unique bio-based, biodegradable hair fixative obtained from non-GMO corn starch. With its film-forming properties, Dow’s award-winning MaizeCare™ Clarity Polymer is COSMOS-approved by Ecocert and acts as a styling aid ranging from exceptional stiffness to soft-touch styling.

DEXCARE™ CD-1 Polymer

Want to boost your shampoo’s conditioning efficacy? Used in combination with benefit agents like silicones and natural oils, this renewable, bio-derived deposition aid improves hair conditioning performance while enhancing the natural content of formulations. Providing increased versatility, DEXCARE™ CD-1 Polymer is non-GMO, vegan, REACH compliant, and made without animal testing.

EcoSmooth™ Universal Fluid 1100

A groundbreaking cosmetic carrier fluid leaving a soft skin feel, EcoSmooth™ Universal Fluid 1100 is a biodegradable, renewable material made with what is left from plant cultivation after harvesting, ideal for formulations of very high natural content. This cosmetic fluid has a variety of skin care applications including skin creams, cleansing products, and color cosmetics.

EcoSmooth™ Rice Husk Cosmetic Powder

This novel, plant-based silica, supplied as a white, free flowing powder obtained from upcycling rice husk, offers multifunctional benefits such as smooth feel and sebum absorption for a wide range of personal care applications. The COSMOS approved cosmetic powder serves as the ingredient of choice for the eco-conscious consumer.


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