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Aug 20, 2012 | 10:54 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to cleansing.
Aug 15, 2012 | 01:13 PM CDT
By: Monique Adamy, Anne-France Leron, Charles Phan…
Described herein is a hydrophobically-modified acrylic copolymer, polyacrylate-33, which is designed for low-to-medium surfactant-containing cleansers. The ingredient is shown to display high thickening efficiency and good suspension properties and shear-thinning rheology in sulfate-based and sulfate-free chassis. Further, it enables transparent formulations in the presence of salt with improved foaming and sensorial properties.
Aug 15, 2012 | 12:36 PM CDT
By: Mike Fevola, Johnson & Johnson
Alkyl polyglucoside (APG) surfactants continue to be a popular choice of formulators seeking to improve the sustainability of cleansing products for personal care, hard surface cleaning, dishwashing, laundry, and industrial/institutional applications.
Aug 15, 2012 | 11:50 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Consumers expect cleansers and soaps to perform multiple tasks, i.e., nourish and protect, as well as cleanse—safely and mildly.
Aug 15, 2012 | 11:39 AM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, of FaceWorkshops
The traditional way of cleansing, until a decade or so ago, advocated using soap and water, or rich cleansing milk and toner, depending on the consumer’s preference. This approach has been superseded by cleansing balm in winter and mild facial wash in summer.
Aug 07, 2012 | 04:39 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick…
Color expert Nick Morante helps Tony O'Lenick in this edition of "Comparatively Speaking" by explaining the difference between pressed and loose powders, detailing both shared and differing ingredients.
Jul 31, 2012 | 03:38 PM CDT
Jarchem has added a green clay to its Jarxotic Naturescrubs line that provides absorption, adsorption and coverage to cosmetic formulations.
May 04, 2012 | 01:33 PM CDT
Lubrizol will showcase three product innovations including a fixative polymer for styling mousses, a polymer for improved electrolyte compatibility and a thickener for mild surfactant formulas, among others.
May 03, 2012 | 04:58 PM CDT
In addition to courses for the beginning chemist, natural products and optimization of formulas, Cosmetics & Toiletries has added Physiology of the Skin, featuring Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, to its online training program. Buy at Suppliers' Day and save! Visit booth 1345.
Apr 30, 2012 | 01:19 PM CDT
The Dow Chemical Company launched bio-based surfactants for personal care during In-Cosmetics in Barcelona. The products were designed to be milder to the skin and hair, and have an improved environmental profile.