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Shine Enhancers

Shine Enhancers

Shine On

Shineblend® fluids are economical silicone shine enhancers that can be used in sprayable formulations for hair and body care products. These compounds contain functional diluent in a variety of ratios. They are ready to use as the major base component for hair and body applications. Innospec can offer a wide range of Shineblend® fluids to accommodate formulator preferences for feel, shine, volatility, and economics. Let Innospec work with you to achieve a custom product.

NOTE: Not recommended for propellant systems.

Our range includes:

Shineblend® 6005

C13-14 Isoparaffin (and) Cyclopentasiloxane

Shineblend® 6005 contains D5, cyclopentasiloxane with liquid Isoparaffin. It is economical for making shine spray hair care products. This product improves water repellency, adds silky softness to hair and skin formulations, improves spreadability and provides lubricity, and adds shine to hair products.


Shineblend® 9503

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer (and) Dimethiconol (and) PEG-10 Dimethicone

Shineblend® 9503 is a multiple functional specially formulated hair-enhancing additive that dramatically reduces blow-drying time with the additional benefits of thermal protection humidity resistance. Shineblend® 9503 can be diluted for spray applications or thicken with a cosmetic fluid for a serum application.


Shineblend® 9710

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Cyclotetrasiloxane (and) Dimethicone

Shineblend® 9710 contains a balanced combination of cyclomethicone and dimethicone for a light soft feeling on the hair that leaves the hair looking healthier. A shine enhancer for pump or spray applications that will add shine but not an oily feeling.


Shineblend® TR

C13-14 Isoparaffin (and) Cyclopentasiloxane

Shineblend® 9503 is an economical shine spray additive composed of a balanced combination of C13-14 Isoparaffins and cyclopentasiloxane. Ideal for use in pump shine sprays and serums.


Shineblend® MAX

Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone (and) C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate

Shineblend® MAX is a specially formulated shine-enhancing additive for hair care and skincare applications that has been shown to provide a 100% increase in shine levels on hair as compared to other common raw materials like phenyl trimethicone or combinations of common silicones and esters. The typical use level range is 1% – 5%.