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Apr 21, 2006 | 10:18 AM CDT
By: Peter A. Williams and Martina Hickey, Centre f…
Varying the concentration of two polymers – xanthan gum and konjac mannan – mixed in solution and subjected to shear while cooling yields fluid gels whose viscosity can vary from a pourable solution to a spreadable gel.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:48 AM CDT
By: Mort Westman, Westman Associates
Though shampoo technology is not presently experiencing sudden and dramatic change, the author reviews several recent advances in materials, test methodology (combinatorial chemistry), and formulation approaches (structured surfactant technologies).
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:41 AM CDT
By: Timothy Gao, PhD, Ann Bedell, Jung-Mei Tien, A…
A new di-behenyl imidazolinium product, Quaternium-91, provides hair conditioning, hair softening, vitamin E delivery and hair color protection. This article compares Quaternium-91 conditioners to corresponding behentrimonium chloride conditioners, and correlates experimental results to salon subjective evaluations.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:31 AM CDT
By: Ken Klein, Cosmetech Laboratories
Hair conditioners are one of the most widely used products in the personal care arena.
Apr 18, 2006 | 01:07 PM CDT
Fancor highlights its new Crambe abyssinica seed oil (and) Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter) extract, an all-natural, vegetable-origin ingredient...
Apr 18, 2006 | 08:46 AM CDT
By: Xavier Briand
In recent years, ingredients from the sea have shown to be effective in cosmetic applications. In this article, the author explains how some of these ingredients can be used successfully in personal care formulations.
Mar 29, 2006 | 10:40 AM CST
By: John Woodruff, Lower Parkstone
This article describes hair structure and the results of tensile testing experiments on hair that had been treated with betaine. It postulates a possible theory for the improvement in hair strength.
Mar 24, 2006 | 02:45 PM CST
Ken Klein tests your formulating knowledge.
Mar 09, 2006 | 11:05 AM CST
Arch Personal Care has launched a new antidandruff ingredient that claims to improve dandruff control and helps to relieve dry scalp and residue build-up on the hair...
Feb 28, 2006 | 06:12 PM CST
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
What is the key to unlocking the challenge of color lock in hair care? You might find out this month at PCIA in Seoul, Korea. Several of raw materials are the focus of this column, which examines ways to retain the color in artificially colored hair.