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May 02, 2011 | 01:29 PM CDT
By: Mike Fevola, Johnson & Johnson
Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monolaurate (INCI: Polysorbate 20), is a ubiquitous nonionic surfactant employed in the formulation of countless cosmetic and personal care products.
Apr 05, 2011 | 05:25 PM CDT
By: Robert J. Coots, PhD, Colonial Chemical Inc.
The use of sulfonated alkyl polyglucosides (SAPG) to replace lauryl sulfates and lauryl ether sulfates in sulfate-free formulations has previously been discussed. These primary surfactants were created with environmental and human safety in mind. The current paper describes more recent work with this material, specifically focusing on the lauryl version of SAPG.
Mar 24, 2011 | 12:35 PM CDT
Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine is pleased to announce the launch of the Complete Cosmetic Chemist Training Program, an online cosmetic science training course that allows the student to work at their own pace.
Feb 01, 2011 | 09:44 AM CST
Jay Ansell, vice president of the cosmetics program for the Personal Care Products Council, has issued a statement in response to reports of human deaths and injuries related to drug-containing bath salts.
Jan 20, 2011 | 10:22 AM CST
China leads the BRIC countries in the bath and shower product market, according to a report by Research and Markets; however, the group notes that Russia is not far behind. Further, Euromonitor reported that China is at the forefront in the premium beauty market.
Jan 04, 2011 | 04:57 PM CST
Grant Industries Inc. has created a water-soluble silicone wax that delivers a lubricious, silky feel to water-based products such as face toners, serums, gels, wipes and body washes.
Dec 21, 2010 | 12:07 PM CST
Syntopix Group Plc has secured backing from Intelligent Formulation Ltd. for a 30-day international research challenge. Over the month-long project, Syntopix will work with world experts to characterize microemulsions made from environmentally friendly surfactants, especially those used to make skin care.
Dec 08, 2010 | 12:51 PM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
This edition of "Patent Picks" features recently issued patents relevant to cosmetic product development, from antimicrobial compositions and ceramide emulsions, to foaming alcohol, fragrances and cysteine to counteract malodor, among others.
Dec 01, 2010 | 10:12 AM CST
Crodarom has launched a natural foam booster blend based on shikakai, Balanites aegyptiaca (desert date) and gypsophila (baby's breath).
Nov 02, 2010 | 05:19 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between amphiphilic and ionic amphiphilic molecules, the interactions of which may help formulators to maximize the effectiveness of formulations.