Film forming agents produce a continuous film on skin, hair, or nails.
Among film forming agents:
• Acetylcitrate of tributyle (Acetyl Tributyl Citrate)
• Polymers of acrylates and acrylamides
• Waxes (beeswax: Cera Alba, candellila, Carnauba …)
• Cellulose and derivatives (acetates, nitrates …)
• Chitosan and derivatives
• Resins and gums