I need your smarts with ingredients NC! Please & Thank You

I was looking at the Create Curl Curling Serum from Jonathan Product (Jonathan from Blow Out that was on Bravo) and I'm not sure about the ingredients. Would you mind letting me know if this stuff is crap or not?

The second ingredient - I don't understand the definition I found after I googled it:

Acrylate copolymers for providing excellent water resistance to personal care products without the undesirable waxy, greasy or heavy feel. The acrylate copolymers are easy for manufacturers to use as they can be easily incorporated into the water phase without special processing.

Does that mean the product is not water soluble?

Water, VP/DMAPA Acrylates Copolymer, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Trideceth-9, Polysorbate 20, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Propylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Oleth-20, Quaternium-26, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Sweet Almond Protein, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Water, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Tussilago Farfara (Coltsfoot) Leaf Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Nasturtium Officinale (Watercress) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Extract, Hedychium Coronarium (Hawaiian White Ginger) Root Extract, Stearyldimoniumhydroxypropyl Laurylglucosides Chloride, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Fragrance.


  • msgibletmsgiblet Posts: 5,825Registered Users
    The VP/DMAPA Acrylates Copolymer provides hold. Looks like quite a bit of parabens near the end of the list, though. I'm not an expert, but if all of those are waxes, I wouldn't like it. Other than that, looks CG to me.
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  • ShamrockedShamrocked Posts: 66Registered Users
    Thanks Msgiblet!

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