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Nov 03, 2008 | 02:26 PM CST
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine…
The awareness of existing patents and intellectual property is vital to cosmetics R&D. To assist in your research, Cosmetics & Toiletries regularly reports on recently issued patents by category; in this case, skin and hair care.
Oct 30, 2008 | 06:25 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Charles Fox Associates
In this monthly survey of recent patent and literature research, the author describes money-making ideas in the personal care industry, ranging from a water-soluble scrubbing agent and black truffle for cell proliferation, to ascorbyl palmitate nanocrystals and an o/w emulsion for eyelash-volumizing and lengthening, among others.
Oct 07, 2008 | 04:52 PM CDT
In the last few years, “organic,” “green” and “natural” have become international buzzwords, attached to everything from foods to clothes. Naturally, the personal care industry has followed suit. Though it is still difficult for hair care companies to obtain organic certification for their lines, many have unveiled natural alternatives.
Oct 07, 2008 | 04:46 PM CDT
Leave-on systems allow formulators to include functional ingredients like cationic film forming polymers that bind with negatively charged amino acids on the surface of hair.
Oct 01, 2008 | 02:44 PM CDT
By: Joseph J. Cincotta, Interpolymer Corp.
Formulations containing quaternary-modified olefin-graft polymers are shown here to improve the permanency of artificial hair colorant in human hair exposed to repeated washing. In addition, when these polymers were applied to hair by a sulfate-based shampoo, the foam height and viscosity of the shampoo remained unaffected.
Sep 24, 2008 | 11:52 AM CDT
Vogue International, the manufacturer of hair care brands Organix and Fx Special Effects, has introduced a superfruit-based hair care line.
Sep 23, 2008 | 04:50 PM CDT
Turmeric (INCI: Curcuma longa) is an ancient powdered spice that is part of the ginger family. It has a wide range of therapeutic and cosmetic benefits.
Sep 22, 2008 | 10:33 AM CDT
Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have launched a hair care line that aims to fight frizzs with polyfluoroester technology.
Sep 18, 2008 | 09:35 AM CDT
Pravana Nanturceuticals has introduced what it deems the first botanical-based hair color treatment.
Aug 29, 2008 | 03:53 PM CDT
By: Masami Suzuki, PhD,POLA Chemicals Industry Inc…
Generally, the primary goal of hair-growth products is not to cure a condition but to prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. Several hair growth ingredients currently available provide this effect by accelerating blood flow. This article excerpt* describes mechanisms of hair loss and materials to treat it.