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Northstar Introduces Crambe Seed Oil

May 29, 2015

Crambe Seed Oil is a high slip, high stability, luxurious plant oil with a wide range of potential uses.

How Packaging Supports Formulations and the Consumer Experience

May 20, 2015

In this C&T Summit preview, Mark White, senior principal packaging engineer, Amway Corp., discusses the role of packaging in bringing new creations to market, boosting efficacy and imparting an optimal experience for product end-users.

Lubrizol Brings Active Organics Under Lipotec Umbrella

May 20, 2015

Move expands range of materials.

Brevena Labs Takes Beta Glucan Mainstream

May 18, 2015

Brevena Laboratories, LLC, launched a range of products featuring a beta glucan-based ingredient.

Gelest Launches Brightness, Feel Ingredient

May 13, 2015

Gelest, Inc. introduced its Sericite B SS ingredient-alternative to boron nitride for imparting lubricity, brightness and feel to personal care products.

Croda Facility to Produce Sustainable Non-ionic Surfactants

May 6, 2015C&T Editors

Croda will manufacture sustainable non-ionic surfactants at a new $170-million plant near its Atlas Point manufacturing facility in New Castle, DE.

New Brightening Active from Lipotec Evens Skin Tone

May 6, 2015

Brighlette marine ingredient is a brightening active designed to even the skin tone for a fair and radiant complexion.

Seppic Launches Anti-aging Active Ingredient

May 6, 2015

Seppic's Ceramosides HP is a natural active ingredient that benefits the skin's pores and, in low doses, visibly improves skin texture.

Marshmallow to Freesia: New Fragrance Trends

May 6, 2015

SevenScent releases top trends.

Halder Takes on CEO post at Kolb

Apr 29, 2015C&T Editors

Uwe Halder is the new CEO of Kolb, a Hedingen, Switzerland-based manufacturer of non-ionic surfactants.

Bakuchiol to Stabilize Retinol and Polyunsaturated Lipids

Apr 23, 2015Ratan K. Chaudhuri, PhD, Sytheon Ltd., Boonton, NJ US; and Boxin Ou, PhD, International Chemistry Testing, Milford, MA USA

Bakuchiol, a meroterpene of plant origin, is examined here for its ability to stabilize retinol and polyunsaturated lipids. It was found to be approximately 60-fold more effective than natural tocopherol, under both photo-oxidative and singlet oxygen environments. An overview of retinol stabilization, lipid peroxidation and the unique role lipid peroxides play in biology also is included.

Topical Delivery of Vitamin D for Well-being

Apr 23, 2015Celeste Hilling, Skin Authority, Carlsbad, CA USA

Topical application of antioxidants and minerals has become a focal point among the medical community. Here, the rationale for the topical delivery of vitamin D is described, including the review of a case study suggesting real efficacy. This, taken in conjuction with the described results, led to the development of a concept combining nutritional and topical approaches to deliver vitamin D.

Global Cosmetics Pigments Market Expected to Grow 7% by 2019

Apr 22, 2015

The global cosmetic pigments market is expected to register between $1.000 and $1.024 billion by 2019.

Clariant Shows Surfactants at in-cosmetics

Apr 22, 2015

Clariant brings four-in-one sensory, mild, performing and sustainable benefits with its GlucoTain surfactants.

Multifunctional Peptide Boosts Anti-aging Effects

Apr 22, 2015

Contipro's Recelline offers a comprehensive solution to a number of signs of aging due to its focus on the natural process of cell regeneration.

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Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

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Coloring the Cosmetic World

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Finally! A practical resource on cosmetic pigments in one book. Edwin B. Faulkner offers a comprehensive look at what goes into selecting colors for decorative cosmetic products. Order your copy today.