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A New Class of Gelators: Exploring the Compatibility in Cosmetics
By: Arianna Friggeri, Kjeld J. C. van Bommel, Menno de Jong, Cornelia van der Pol and Jan van Esch
Posted: January 11, 2006, from the April 2005 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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- April 2005 issue, pg 67
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The authors describe a new class of low molecular weight gelators (LMWGs) that are highly compatible with cosmetic ingredients such as surfactants and various solvents; they are also capable of gelating O/W emulsions without the need for emulsifiers or stabilizers.
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