A New Class of Gelators: Exploring the Compatibility in Cosmetics

Jan 11, 2006 | Contact Author | By: Arianna Friggeri, Kjeld J. C. van Bommel, Menno de Jong, Cornelia van der Pol and Jan van Esch
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Title: A New Class of Gelators: Exploring the Compatibility in Cosmetics
gelx rheologyx surfactantx emulsionx amino acidx fluorescencex microscopyx
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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.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Apr. 1, 2005 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. If you would like a copy of the complete article, please contact us at customerservice@cosmeticsandtoiletries.com.