Recent in AP/Deodorant (page 1 of 2)

Armpit Malodor: Who Are You Wearing?

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.

Perfume and Deodorant Drive India’s Fragrance Market

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.

Deciphering Antiperspirant Formulas

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).

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.

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.

Evonik, Beiersdorf Partner to Prevent Deodorant Fabric Staining

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.

Formulating Antiperspirants and Deodorants With Naturals

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.

Unilever to Invest in Aerosol Deodorant Facility in India

The new facility will represent an investment of €50 million by Unilever and its ongoing commitment to the emerging markets in Asia.

Unilever Lowers Carbon Footprint of Aerosol Deo with Compressed Can

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.

Read the Label Online—Tom's of Maine Naturally Dry

“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.

Mintel Notes Continued Growth for Deodorant Category

The deodorant and antiperspirant industry continues to grow, with a 16% increase recorded between 2006 and 2011, according to Mintel’s latest report.

Tom's of Maine Launches Sustainable Antiperspirant

Tom's of Maine has launched an antiperspirant line that is formulated with sustainably sourced ingredients.

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