Recent in Formulating (page 13 of 40)

Sun Protection in Daily Products Alters Behavior

The boundaries between skin care and sun care have been torn down as consumers seek sun protection for its anti-aging effects just as much as they do its cancer-fighting aspects.


C&T Formulary: Skin Care

Formulate products to revitalize skin's energy, gently wash away impurities and more with ideas from this new Skin Care Formulary, excerpted from our online Cosmetics & Toiletries Bench Reference.

Solubilizer Formulating Oils and Water

Evonik has launched TEGO Solve 55, a PEG-free solubilizer for essential and perfume oils in water-based cosmetic formulations. The ingredient is completely based on renewable raw materials, which makes it most suitable for natural cosmetics.

Omyadent Gives Smiles a Sparkle

Omya has introduced Omyadent, an ingredient to help whiten, clean and desensitize teeth, among other benefits.

Flourish your Lashes

Ecco Bella’s Flowercolor Natural Mascara is available in black and brown colors, helping lashes volumize, lengthen and extend.

Control Your Sunless Spray Tan

Selfie Tan’n Go Continuous Sunless Spray helps give skin an immediate tan, darkening skin within the first two to four hours.

Problems with Skin Protectants Part III, New System Sets the Rules

To develop successful skin protectants, this article suggests a new HLB system for balancing oil- and water-repellence without sacrificing one for the other. This final article in a three-part series proposes chemically modified perfluoropolyethers (PFPEs), whose structures impart different levels of both oil- and water-repellence, providing a true shielding mechanism.

Multi-use Ingredients Untangle and Shine

Inolex has announced the launch of ClariSilk and ClariSoft, conditioning polymers for hair care.

Ayurveda in Cosmetics Part I: Total Wellness Achieved by a Traditional Means

The herbal beauty care business has given rise to an opportunity for ayurvedic cosmetics. To remain genuine to their ancient tradition, one must understand their foundation and the synergy between ayurveda and cosmetics. This first in a two-part series reveals these connections and theories for formulating in this future market. Part two will discuss ingredients and application.

Creativity-Fueled Formulating: An Imaginative Approach for Innovative Formulas

Innovation. Compliance. Sustainability. Safety. Cosmetic scientists must open themselves to new, creative ways to formulate products that satisfy the demands of these traits.

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