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Approaches and Issues in Powder Formulations

Powder cosmetic products (both pressed and loose) include foundations, eye shadows, primers, blushes, bronzers and all-over shimmer powders. Though the raw materials used in them often are similar, the processing, texture, packaging, applicators and application, along with color development, vary for each type. These variations are described here.

Novel Shampoo Effects from Solvay

During in-cosmetics 2014, Solvay launched a conditioning solution created to meet market demands for silicone-free, sulfate-free, oil-based and oil-free shampoos. The system targets not the hair type, but the type of effect desired from shampoos.

New Lubrizol Polymer Offers Better Suspension in Shampoo Formulations

The Lubrizol Corporation announced its new polymer technology created for shampoo applications.

Symrise Focuses on White Film Reduction, Improved Feel for Sun Care

During in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Symrise launched SymTio S, a cetearyl nonanoate-coated titanium dioxide for sunscreens, to improve the feel of sun care formulas and reduce the potential for white film forming on the skin.

Naturex Builds on the Beauty of Flowers for Its New Collection

Naturex's new Super Flowers ingredients dip into the phytochemistry of flowers such as blue lotus, jasmine and more.

BASF Highlights New Formulation Concepts at in-cosmetics 2014

BASF launched a range of new product formulations in-cosmetics 2014, including options for extreme hair styling, skin lightening/brightening and body contouring.

Lubrizol Announces New Polymer for Pigmented Formulations

The Lubrizol Corporation developed a new polymer that is targeted for use in pigmented skin care, sun care and color cosmetic formulations.

Symrise Launches Anti-aging, Fair Trade Ingredients

Symrise launched anti-aging, and natural and responsibly sourced ingredients for various applications during in-cosmetics 2014, held in Hamburg.

‘Very’ Water-resistant Sunscreens

Water-resistance is a key parameter for today’s sunscreens, and there are a number of formulation strategies that can be used alone or in combination to achieve this effect, including: anhydrous formulation, w/o emulsions, film-forming polymers, dissolution of water-insoluble substances with alcohol, low levels of emulsifiers, and entrapping filters in liposomes. These are detailed here.

Efficacy and Elegance in 21st Century Sun Care

This article discusses formulating strategies to achieve high-SPF sunscreen formulations that are cosmetically elegant and also cost-effective. By carefully choosing actives that complement one another in terms of spectral coverage, and physical and chemical properties, synergistic combinations of relatively inexpensive UV filters can be identified to deliver effective and elegant formulations.

Encapsulating Hevea brasiliensis for Improved Antioxidant Penetration

This article examines the ability of liposomes to improve the in vitro skin penetration of Hevea brasiliensis extract in a cream, for antioxidant benefits. Additionally, the sensory effects of the liposomes on the cream were assessed.

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