Beauty & Personal Care Portfolio

NuCera Solutions offers a wide range of polyethylene and alpha olefin-based polymers that improve the performance and enhance aesthetics of personal care products. Our technologies provide thickening, structure, and stabilization in a wide variety of applications. The superior film-forming properties of NuCera Solutions’  polymers can boost SPF and provide superior water resistance and durability while imparting a light, smooth feel to formulations.

PERFORMA™ V Polymers

PERFORMA™ V Polymers are olefin-based polymers, which provide a wide array of formulation and consumer benefits. PERFORMA V 825, 103 and 260 Polymers enhance shine and form conditioning, protective films. They are very compatible with petroleum-based oils and are easy to handle. PERFORMA V 6112 Polymer is a functional polymer, which boosts SPF and gives superior water resistance and durability to sunscreen and other cosmetic products. This polymer demonstrates outstanding film-forming performance to enhance your sunscreen formulations.

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PERFORMA™ SW Synthetic Waxes

PEFORMA™ SW Synthetic Waxes are linear polymers that offer a variety of functional and aesthetic benefits. Most notably, these materials add structure and stability to cosmetic stick formulations due to their compatibility with many common cosmetic oils. They are also excellent film formers, which aid in the delivery of actives while imparting a light feel.

NuCera Solutions offers several grades of PERFORMA SW Synthetic Waxes.


PERFORMACOL™ Alcohols are long-chain, linear alcohols, which give formulation flexibility and enhanced consumer benefits. These materials have a unique ability to thicken silicones and other cosmetic oils. Their compatibility with these oils gives formulations superior stability and structure. They are excellent film formers that condition the hair and skin while delivering actives. They also provide good water resistance and durability to cosmetic and sun care formulations. PERFORMACOL Alcohols come in three grades: 350, 425, and 550.


Ethoxylates are long chain, ethoxylated alcohols that provide primary and secondary emulsification. Their ability to disperse heavy pigments provides rich, even color upon application. PEFORMATHOX™ Ethoxylates have a unique light, silky feel, which is perfect for today’s cosmetic formulations.

PERFORMATHOX Ethoxylates come in a wide HLB range that accommodates different compatibility and functionality for a variety of formulation needs. High HLB products provide excellent water thickening.