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Apr 30, 2007 | 03:12 PM CDT
By: Jennifer Davis, Doreen Petersen and Daniel Li,…
Acrylic-based film-forming polymers lend properties of water resistance to both traditional and nontraditional sunscreen formulations. Dehydroxanthan gum is a film-forming polymer, a rheology modifier and an SPF booster in sunscreen systems containing zinc oxide. Illustrations are provided...
Apr 30, 2007 | 03:06 PM CDT
By: Hugo Ziegler and Marc Heidl, Pentapharm Ltd.
Two novel biomimetic tripeptides, described here, have been found to enhance the delivery of antiaging benefits including collagen stimulation and treatment of mimic wrinkles. The authors describe their application as cosmetic ingredients.
Apr 30, 2007 | 01:41 PM CDT
By: Jurij J. Hostynek, PhD, University of Californ…
This article originally appeared in Exogenous Dermatology on pages 279–285 of volume 2 in 2003 and appears here in a modified version with permission from S. Karger, Basel.
Apr 30, 2007 | 01:36 PM CDT
By: Guest column by Paolo U. Giacomoni, PhD, Estée…
One antioxidant does not address all of the different free radicals that may be formed by an oxidative stress. Thus it is best to use a blend. In selecting antioxidants, a chemist must consider concentration and the effect of synergies or antagonists.
Apr 30, 2007 | 09:26 AM CDT
ARD and Oleon NV have joined forces and created Wheatoleo, a 50/50 joint venture focused on green surfactants.
Apr 25, 2007 | 01:36 PM CDT
Ciba entered the decorative cosmetics market with a new line of cosmetic grade pigments.
Apr 25, 2007 | 10:48 AM CDT
For the first time in ten years, makeup has taken over as the top prestige beauty category in the United States.
Apr 25, 2007 | 10:29 AM CDT
From 2005-2006, nearly one in three consumers sought cosmetic and toiletry products with natural credentials on a more frequent basis.
Apr 24, 2007 | 04:37 PM CDT
Dow Corning offers a cuticle treatment formula that exhibits shine, strong conditioning and thermal protection properties.
Apr 24, 2007 | 04:15 PM CDT
Celanese Corp. has introduced a new polymer system that responds to the need for flushable nonwoven products that completely disperse when disposed into water.