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Nov 06, 2007 | 11:52 AM CST
Inolex Chemical Company has launched two new conditioning technologies that are designed for hair care formulations.
Nov 02, 2007 | 11:58 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
In August 2007, Allured Publishing Corp. published its latest compilation under the title Naturals and Organics in Cosmetics: From R&D to the Marketplace. Tips on that topic are scattered throughout the book and collected in this column for the convenience of formulators and to give a sample of the range of contributors included in this book.
Nov 02, 2007 | 11:50 AM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Will a flourishing category ever chance revealing this truth behind naturals to consumers? Perhaps so, as the naturals market becomes more saturated and key manufacturers seek ways to drive consumer interest into new areas.
Nov 02, 2007 | 11:20 AM CDT
By: Jurij J. Hostynek, PhD; Howard I. Maibach, MD,…
This article reviews the published data on the allergenicity of linalool relating to its relative potency as a skin sensitizer. A semiquantitative evaluation of the different reports cited below has been made in accordance with the system outlined in Maibach et al., which is based on the procedures proposed by Benezra et al.2 and describes the scoring system used for assigning the degree of confidence in data reported.
Nov 02, 2007 | 11:16 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC and Kevi…
Sulfosuccinates, most commonly either ethoxylated or amido products, have been around for a long time and are used to provide foam, detergency and wetting in formulations. In this article, their wetting and foam attributes are evaluated, examining the effect of branching on these key surfactant properties.
Nov 01, 2007 | 05:06 PM CDT
The following formula is a foundation that imparts a velvet feel to skin.
Nov 01, 2007 | 10:43 AM CDT
Consumer demand for natural personal care products is driving a major shift from niche distribution channels to more mainstream mass retail outlets.
Oct 31, 2007 | 09:42 AM CDT
Novogen Limited, an Australian biotechnology company, announced a collaboration agreement to develop cosmetic applications.
Oct 25, 2007 | 09:44 AM CDT
BASF and Harvard University’s Office of Technology Development (OTD) have agreed to jointly establish the BASF Advanced Research Initiative.
Oct 23, 2007 | 04:29 PM CDT
Contouring products are no longer just for the legs, behind and decollete. Sederma has introduced an active that targets excess chin fat.