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A Fun, Easy DIY Hair Conditioning Cocktail

Oct 1, 2015

Shealicious Scalp Relief by ORS is a pure oil mixer that contains a soothing mélange of avocado and rosemary oils to help alleviate dry and itchy scalp.

Lightweight Oil Boosts Blow Dry

Oct 1, 2015

Glow Dry Style Enhancing Blow-Dry Oil features Redken’s heat-responsive oil technology with transforming silicones that evaporate when heat is applied.

Hair Mask Features Naturally Derived Oils

Sep 30, 2015

Colour Fanatic Instant Deep-Conditioning Mask by Pureology instantly nourishes, repairs and protect hair with its own 21 essential benefits

Supplement Offers Sun Care From the Inside Out

Sep 30, 2015

Ultra Dietary Supplement by Heliocare contains a powerful blend of antioxidants, including Fernblock Polypodium leucotomos extract (PLE), vitamin C and pomegranate extract.

W/O/W Technology to Enhance Organic UVA/UVB Sunscreen Performance

Sep 29, 2015Eric Wang and Delphine Chen, Bio-Nest Biochemical Technology Co., Ltd., Taiwan; Keith West, Kuo Ching Chemical Co. Ltd., Taiwan

A new water-in-oil-in-water technology is described here that functions as an isolating shield, preventing UV filter particles from aggregating and helping their dispersion in formulas. The technology is shown in vitro and in vivo to improve SPF performance, UVA/UVB wide band high protection ratio, SPF sustainability and safety concerns regarding skin penetration.

Relieve Dry Feet With Non-Greasy Foot Cream

Sep 29, 2015

O’Keeffe’s for Healthy Feet Foot Cream by O’Keeffe’s Company relieves severely dry feet that frequently crack and split. Safe for diabetics.

Multi-tasking Beauty Balm to Defy Age and Hydrate Skin

Sep 16, 2015

Mineral Fusion’s Bronzing Beauty Balm functions as a mineral beauty balm, foundation, moisturizer, bronzer and age-defying treatment.

Estée Lauder’s Lifting Cream Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Sep 11, 2015

Resilience Lift Night is a sculpting face and neck cream applied before bed that helps to create a more lifted and firm look overnight. In addition, a portion of its sales will be donated toward breast cancer awareness.

Anti-aging Eye Cream to Tighten Skin

Sep 3, 2015

Scalisi Skincare Eye Cream is designed to help erase crow’s feet and fine lines, and melt puffiness under the eyes.

Traditional and Modern Indian Color Cosmetics

Aug 26, 2015Vinay Kumar Singh, Mikasa Cosmetics Ltd., Ahmedabad, India

The present article reviews traditional Indian color cosmetics, which are used still today, and considers their main ingredients. For example, kajal eye liner is marketed by most multinational brands in India and is regarded as a driver of sales for other products.

Delivery Systems and Ingredients on the Rise

Aug 24, 2015

Delivery systems and ingredients in personal care were valued at US $345,287.3 thousand in 2014, and this ingredient category is expected to grow to $543,373.2 thousand by 2020.

Green Ingredient to Replicate and Replace Pentylene Glycol

Aug 4, 2015

Minasolve has introduced MinaCare Pentiol Green+, a corn cob, sugar cane bagasse based version of pentylene glycol.

Vantage Specialty Ingredients Launches Green Product Series

Aug 3, 2015

Vantage Specialty Ingredients has introduced Lipomulse Eco Series, a new addition to their product line.

BASF and Solazyme Partnership Launches Algal Betaine

Jul 29, 2015

Solazyme, Inc. and BASF partnered in launching a high performance algal betaine—the first commercial surfactant derived from microalgae oil—for use in home and personal care applications.

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Practical Modern Hair Science

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Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

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