INCI: Ammonium acrylotaurate/vp copolymer

What is Ammonium acrylotaurate/vp copolymer?

Ammonium acryloyltaurate/vp copolymer is, as the name suggests, a synthetic copolymer.  As per the Personal Care Product Council’s Ingredient Infobase, when incorporated in a formulation it increases bulk.

Use & Benefits

It is used as a thickening agent and provides the product an esthetically likable feel. It is also used as a film-forming agent and a viscosity enhancer.