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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.

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.

Symrise Launches Plant Juice Range to Benefit Cosmetics

Jul 15, 2015

Symrise has launched a series of freshly pressed plant juices in its Actipone range for cosmetic applications.

Application Brushes by Topline Products Adapt to Formula, Body Site

Jul 7, 2015

Topline Products has developed a complete range of brushes, nearly 20 of which were on display at its stand at Make up in Paris.

Lindal Launches Sleek Spray Version of its Neo Actuator

Jul 7, 2015

The spray version of its Neo actuator has a sleek and ergonomic design with increased capacity.

Electric Fields Release Growth Factors

Jul 6, 2015

A team of researchers developed a non-invasive technique using pulsed electric fields to stimulate the secretion of new collagen and capillaries in skin, generating new skin tissue growth.

How Silicones Shape the Hair Care Industry: A Review

Jun 30, 2015Bethany Johnson, Kevin Murphy and Feifei Lin; Dow Corning Beauty Care, Midland, MI USA

Recent advances in silicones have been made to enable new sensory dimensions such as feather-light smoothness, in addition to heat protection, hair repair and lasting frizz control. As such, this article describes the main silicone types and reviews how they have advanced hair care.

Shea Sensory Approach to Personal Care

Jun 25, 2015

Ingredient supplier Olvea Vegetable Oils introduced three esters to impart new sensory benefits to personal care formulations.

Evonik and Brenntag Cooperate on Hydrogen Peroxide and Peracetic Acid

Jun 24, 2015

Evonik Industries is introducing new hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid grades for drug, medical products and cosmetics manufacturers.

New Ingredient to Enhance Hair Styling Consistency

Jun 24, 2015

Coast Southwest launched a new alternative to polyvinyl pyrrolidone and polyvinyl alcohol—polyethyloxazoline—for hair care applications.

Berkem Fights Glycation and Wrinkles

Jun 19, 2015

Berkem presented the active ingredient, Berkemyol potentilla, which highlighted an anti-aging formulation concept.

Nature-inspired Innovation

Jun 3, 2015

The intersection of R&D and consumer needs.

Formulating Shampoo: Strategies, Dandruff and Ingredients

Jun 1, 2015Luigi Rigano, Ph.D., Rigano Laboratories, Milan, Italy

This column reviews basic shampoo formulation strategies then looks to dandruff mechanisms and the ingredients and strategies used to address it, including new concepts on the horizon for future product development.

New Brightening Active from Lipotec Evens Skin Tone

May 6, 2015

Brighlette marine ingredient is a brightening active designed to even the skin tone for a fair and radiant complexion.

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