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Mar 02, 2007 | 10:41 AM CST
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Water activity is a key consideration in preserving cosmetics. As this article discusses, there is an important difference between the amount of water present in a product and availability of this water for microorganism growth.
Mar 02, 2007 | 10:34 AM CST
By: Daniel H. Traynor and Martin S. Flacks, Aquea …
The delivery of active ingredients in surfactants has long been a challenge due to the inability of such ingredients to stay affixed to the skin and hair after rinse-off. One solution is a delivery system that enables the encapsulation of actives in charged vesicles.
Mar 02, 2007 | 10:29 AM CST
By: Chintaman T. Bondar, Sushilkumar A. Dubal, Adi…
In antiperspirants and deodorants, active ingredients or product formulations can alter the perfume oils or individual odorants in the aqueous alcoholic solutions. Thus, it is important to conduct stability tests before large-scale manufacture and distribution. In the described study, researchers evaluated the stability of various flavor and fragrance materials in deodorant sticks containing active ingredients.
Mar 02, 2007 | 10:23 AM CST
By Albert Shansky, Albert Shansky Consultants Inc.
Product innovation consistently sparks new consumer interest in hair coloring. The application of the product must be convenient and simple; therefore, a gradual color-enhancement shampoo is a preferred choice for its ease of application and needless color commitment.
Mar 02, 2007 | 10:14 AM CST
By: Bethany K. Johnson, Kim M. Quackenbush and Bri…
Single-fiber tensile testing demonstrates the hair-strengthening properties of several silicone materials in leave-in and rinse-off applications.
Feb 28, 2007 | 04:40 PM CST
Cosmetics brand Pout Ltd. has announced a recapitalization that will provide additional funds for growth.
Feb 28, 2007 | 04:34 PM CST
Recent research by Turkish researchers may suggest that unwanted hair in women can be decreased with spearmint tea consumption.
Feb 28, 2007 | 10:08 AM CST
Essential Ingredients has introduced an aqueous-based liquid benzoyl peroxide dispersion in the form of a paste.
Feb 28, 2007 | 09:47 AM CST
This formula provides support, sheen, moisture and protection to fragile hair. It can be used for wrapping hair. The formula conditions, detangles and eliminates frizz while providing style memory.
Feb 28, 2007 | 09:23 AM CST
Several cosmetic and personal products have used emu oil to enhance their products. From creams to the oil itself, manufacturers are touting its properties to enrich skin.