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Jun 17, 2013 | 02:35 PM CDT
Formulating high-performance skin care systems at low pH levels (4.0 to 5.5) can be beneficial for consumers and formulators in many ways, according to Florence Pecquerie, applications scientist and formulator for Lubrizol. Here, she reviews the current knowledge on skin surface pH, discusses the importance of pH on the efficacy of organic acid preservatives in formulation and introduces a new crosslinked acrylic acid homopolymer.
Jun 11, 2013 | 04:31 PM CDT
Evonik has introduced two new raw materials: a polyacrylic acid copolymer rheology modifier for mild cleansing and a silicone-based emulsifier for w/o color formulations.
Apr 24, 2013 | 09:08 AM CDT
Mintel sees an uptick in consumer demand for products that feature hydration and moisturization, and more and more beauty brands are innovating using water.
Apr 04, 2013 | 03:53 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
Whether your bubbles foam or lather, your hair takes a wild turn, or your wellness weighs on the health of microbes, Cosmetics & Toiletries aims to connect the dots.
Apr 02, 2013 | 04:13 PM CDT
Gattefossé is focusing on red fruit for its launches at in-cosmetics 2013. The company will add cherry and cranberry waters to its Original Extracts line of vegetal waters, which now complies with the COSMOS standard.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:56 PM CDT
Soliance is debuting three new ingredients at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris: a hair shine ingredient, a plant-based solubilizer and a sustainable surfactant.
Apr 01, 2013 | 02:22 PM CDT
By: Shou Ooshida, Kawaken Fine Chemical Co., Ltd.
PEG-2 caprylylamine, when used as an adjuvant surfactant formulated in a basic cleanser, can significantly increase lathering rate, as sensory evaluations, dynamic and static surface tension measurements, and the Ross-Miles method show here. Mechanisms of action for this new field of research also are discussed.
Mar 26, 2013 | 04:24 PM CDT
By: David M. Healy, Giltech Ltd., Ayr, U.K.
This paper presents data on the antimicrobial performance of a silver ion-releasing phosphate polymer incorporated into a bar soap product. Two studies test the speed, efficacy and longevity of the antimicrobial effect, highlighting the potential of these materials for the controlled, sustained release of bioactive metal ions in cosmetic products.
Mar 19, 2013 | 04:33 PM CDT
The global market for beauty ingredients such as surfactants and polymers is dynamic, with a variety of factors—including emerging markets and eco-friendly trends—pushing it forward.
Jan 04, 2013 | 10:04 AM CST
By: Caroline Mabille, PhD, Rhodia Aubervilliers R…
To maximize perfume delivery from structured cleansing formulations, the fragrance must be introduced before structuring the formulation into multilamellar vesicles. Structured formulations fragranced in such a way are shown here to improve perfume deposition and duration versus micellar systems, with no negative impact on perfume burst during use.