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Dec 03, 2007 | 03:33 PM CST
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
In 2008, Allured Publishing Corp. will release a new compilation, Fragrance in Personal Care. Tips on that topic are scattered throughout the book and collected in this column by the author for the convenience of formulators, and to give a sample of the range of contributors inside this book.
Dec 03, 2007 | 01:21 PM CST
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
The color formulary is a collection of formulas submitted to the magazine by raw material suppliers in the categories of face, lips and eyes.
Dec 03, 2007 | 01:16 PM CST
By: Michiyo Sasajima, Shigeru Moriwaki, Mitsuyuki …
t-Flavanone, trans-3, 4′-dimethyl-3-hydroxyflavanone, promotes the growth of hair follicles and increases hair diameter. It has been established for the treatment of male pattern baldness. This study examines its application to treat female pattern baldness.
Dec 03, 2007 | 01:11 PM CST
By: Emilie Desmarthon, LCW—Sensient Cosmetic Techn…
The present work describes a cosmetic technology based on a newer formulating concept—cream in powder form. The final formulation can be created by two different technical processes to produce either water- or oil-based cosmetics. In each case, the proper selection of ingredients determines the stability of the finished products.
Dec 03, 2007 | 11:40 AM CST
By: Andrea Mitarotonda and Arianna Benetti, Lamber…
The rheology of a pre-neutralized, hydrophobically modified acrylic polymer was investigated by dynamic mechanical measurements using this methodological approach to establish its viscoelastic profile and stability in formulations. Properties of several polymer-containing emulsions were studied and their particle size distribution investigated by laser diffraction.
Dec 03, 2007 | 11:34 AM CST
By: Claudius Schwarzwälder, Jean Verlinden, Heidem…
Crotonic acid/vinyl C8–12 isoalkyl esters/VA/bis-vinyldimethicone crosspolymer is a new hybrid polymer for use in hair sprays. This highly branched block copolymer is shown to give hair a firm hold yet soft, natural feel. It is recommended for use in quick-drying, low-tack hair sprays with high water content.
Nov 30, 2007 | 04:54 PM CST
McIntyre Group was awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,282,524 for its alkanolamide emulsion technology.
Nov 28, 2007 | 01:22 PM CST
Extension to run through Dec. 26, 2007; agency seeks to balance industry concerns and the interests of public health to ensure that sunscreen products properly inform consumers of the level of protection.
Nov 27, 2007 | 11:48 AM CST
Kérastase, a L'Oréal-owned hair care company, has launched a daily supplement formulated to help those suffering from thinning hair and hair loss.
Nov 27, 2007 | 09:39 AM CST
New York Color (N.Y.C.) is joining the mineral makeup sector with a new color collection.