Recent in AP/Deodorant (page 1 of 2)
Dec 14, 2016
Unilever will feature their new proprietary formulation of Dry Spray with Anti-Marks Antiperspirant Technology across five brands beginning December 2016.
Dec 5, 2016
Microbiome transplants have been all over recent headlines to treat everything from the symptoms of autism and Parkinson's to diet failure. Now, researchers from Ghent University and the University of California look to expand their use to address armpit malodor.
Jun 21, 2016
The Indian fragrance market presents a CAGR of 32.21 percent from the past five years, expecting a growth of more than ten times that in 2021.
Jan 6, 2014 | Chintaman T. Bondar, Sushilkumar A. Dubal, Adinath M. Ware, Jyotsna T. Waghmare and S.A.Momin, Institute of Chemical Technology
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.
Nov 11, 2013 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
The formulation matrix delivery system is the key to effectiveness and acceptable consumer antiperspirant systems. The most common delivery systems are roll-ons (either aqueous or cyclosiloxane suspensions), aerosol (hydrocarbon propellant suspensions), extrudable clear gels (water-in-cyclosiloxane emulsions), extrudable opaque soft solids (anhydrous cyclosiloxane suspension pastes) or solid sticks (anhydrous cyclomethicone suspension solids).
Jun 19, 2013 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Deodorants have been used for more than 5,000 years, with every major civilization having left a record of efforts to mask body odors. Over time, applications have evolved from masking offensive odors with simple perfumed oil, to today’s complex deodorant and antiperspirant (AP) applications.
May 29, 2013
Researchers from Evonik and Beiersdorf teamed up to investigate the staining left on clothing by antiperspirants and develop a means to prevent it. Their investigation, which involved consumers from the beginning, resulted in the incorporation of new actives and a new delivery system into a new launch by Beiersdorf's Nivea line.
May 7, 2013 | Arthur Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors
Within the realm of natural and organic personal care products, deodorants and antiperspirants loom large simply because the overall category itself is very large in any retail health and beauty aids planogram. These two related products—i.e., antiperspirants and deodorants (AP/Deo)—are fraternal twins joined at the axilla that perform in this same anatomical arena using some of the same tricks.
Feb 19, 2013
The new facility will represent an investment of €50 million by Unilever and its ongoing commitment to the emerging markets in Asia.
Feb 5, 2013
Unilever has introduced what it claims to be the first packaging reduction initiative in aerosol deodorants since they were invented in the 1960s. The company has developed a compressed can technology that utilizes 50% of the propellant needed for its predecessor can, effectively reducing the can size by half.
Jun 4, 2012 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
“The first antiperspirant made entirely from ingredients from nature,” is a pretty strong claim for a product category that is well-established; but without comparing it to every other antiperspirant on the market, one cannot definitively say whether it is the “first” or not.
May 2, 2012
The deodorant and antiperspirant industry continues to grow, with a 16% increase recorded between 2006 and 2011, according to Mintel’s latest report.