Recent in Formulating (page 3 of 40)

Don’t Let the Polymers Bite

Halloween is kicking off with the IFSCC Congress 2016, which consists of various launches and innovations. Lubrizol Corporation is one of many companies introducing new concepts, including its Carbopol SMART polymers.

Spider Venom to Inhibit Melanogenesis

Brave researchers in France studied the creepiest, crawliest of creature venoms, including spiders, snakes and scorpions, in search of new molecules to inhibit melanogenesis.

Patent Pick: Meet the New Anti-aging Dynamic Duo, Açaí and Pomegranate

It's been a while since we heard about açaí but Mary Kay could be bringing it back in a big way—particularly alongside pomegranate. The inventors on a new patent application claim they've found the right mix to address multiple signs of aging.

Naturally Inhibit Fragrance Degradation: Rice Bran Sterols in Emulsions

The use of phytosterols is proposed here to retard the deterioration of cosmetic emulsions caused by perfume degradation. For the described tests, phytosterols from crude rice bran oil, a natural and economic choice, were used. A simple and easily controlled technique is described through which the phytosterols provided the desired results.

Symrise Launches New Programs to Boost Hair Care

Symrise presented two approaches to hair care: the KeraSym family of active hair care ingredients and Beauty+ Multi-Ethnic hair care program. The launch was at in-cosmetics 2016 in Saõ Paulo, Brazil, where the company's Global Hair Care Center will be located.

Green, Transparent Self-tanner Wins 'Gold' at SEPAWA

Givaudan's Vegetan Gold ingredient, produced via a green process, offers formulators a transparent, eco-friendly DHA oil for self tanners and other applications. Plus, it won "gold" at the Sepawa Congress. That's quite a few feats. And color adjectives.

Marine Ingredient Wins Gold, Has Us All—Especially Skin—Talking

A new marine-derived ingredient from Lipotec is all talk. And action. Not to mention the fact that it just won the gold.

Black is the New Black

Black—or pearlescent black, rather—is the new black. At least, that's what Sun Chemical believes. It launched a new effect pigment during in-cosmetics Latin America.

VIDEO: How Antibacterial Cleansers Led to Preservatives in Cosmetics

This seventh and final video in our triclosan series with David Steinberg gives the history of how contaminated antibacterial cleansers led to safely preserved cosmetics. It also highlights how preservative-free and natural movements are unraveling product safety.

No Need to Ask, These Wipes Can Multi-Task

Whether taking off makeup, cleansing a baby's face or wiping down after a workout, Babo Botanicals' 3-in-1 Multi-Tasking Cleansing Wipes can benefit children and adults in a variety of ways.

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