Recent in AP/Deodorant (page 2 of 3)

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Antiperspirants

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).

Star Anise Deodorant Active

At In-Cosmetics in Milan, Sinerga will debut a deodorizer derived from star anise designed to inhibit enzymes and bacteria in order to reduce or eliminate malodor.

Researchers Identify Protein Responsible for Axillary Odor

Scientists from the Beiersdorf Skin Research Center in Hamburg, Germany, have identified a single protein molecule that is responsible for the odor associated with sweat.

NineSigma Seeks Alternative to Aluminum Salt

NineSigma has published a request for an active ingredient alternative to aluminum salts for antiperspirants. Request for Proposal # 65457 involves a company looking to manufacture an aluminum-free antiperspirant.

Eco-friendly, Odor-fighting Active for AP/Deo

This active is an environmentally friendly, non-organochloride that helps to fight body odor by controlling the growth of free Gram-positive bacteria and disrupting the biofilm formed by C. xerosis bacteria.

The Anatomy of a Formula—Antiperspirant Sticks, Soft Solids and Gels

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.

Symrise Partners for 2009 Active Launch

Symrise has obtained exclusive marketing rights to new cosmetic active ingredients from its strategic partnership with biotech specialists.

Tom's of Maine Uses Hops Extraction to Create Sensitive Deodorant

Tom's of Maine has created a aluminum-free, sensitive skin deodorant line with a method called supercritical extraction.

A Novel Strategy for Achieving Efficacy in Deodorants

Growing worldwide demand for mild, natural ingredients has prompted new formulating approaches in deodorants, yet the number of efficacious ingredients outside of antiperspirant actives has remained limited. This paper looks at historic approaches to formulating for deodorancy and examines recent data pertaining to myristamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, a naturally derived ingredient with application in deodorants.

Soft Solid Antiperspirant

This soft solid formulation thickens and stabilizes low molecular weight silicones. It also has excellent stability and feels light on the skin.

Evaluating the Stability of Flavor and Fragrance Materials in Deodorant Sticks

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.

Antiperspirant vs. Deodorant

Industry expert Tony O’Lenick asks: What's the difference between an antiperspirant and a deodorant?

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