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Feb 28, 2006 | 05:56 PM CST
By: Robert Y. Lochhead, Lisa R. Huisinga and Tara …
New techniques are being offered to produce formulations faster and more cost effectively than ever before. Researchers at the Institute for Formulation Science have addressed this challenge by developing robotic combinatorial techniques for the preparation and investigation of complex mixtures.
Feb 28, 2006 | 05:55 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC and Laur…
A study of interactions between anionic surfactants and amphoteric surfactants in solution demonstrates that betaines and anionic surfactants interact to have positive effects on viscosity, foam and the salt curve.
Feb 28, 2006 | 05:53 PM CST
By: Álvaro Gomes, Daniel F. de Almeida and Camilla…
A nonionic emulsion based on silicone amino elastomer technology enhances hair conditioning and styling, as demonstrated in tests of combing force, curl retention, sensory characteristics, thermal protection and frizz control.
Feb 27, 2006 | 01:09 PM CST
A new curl-styling agent from Croda is specially designed to hold high energy, frizz-free styles.
Feb 15, 2006 | 10:59 AM CST
In a recent report giving an overview of the British hair care market, hair care products amounted to EUR 1.4 billion (approximately US$1.7 billion), 7 percent higher than in 1999.
Jan 11, 2006 | 05:30 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC; Thomas …
Tapping into little understood products selected from a class of well known compounds can provide formulation advantages. PEG/PPG dimethicone compounds, alkyl dimethicone compounds and alkyl PEG/PPG dimethicone compounds are three classes of compounds that offer far more utility in personal care products than is generally appreciated by formulators.
Jan 11, 2006 | 05:28 PM CST
By: Arianna Friggeri, Kjeld J. C. van Bommel, Menn…
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.
Jan 06, 2006 | 10:32 AM CST
Ciba Specialty Chemicals highlights a new conditioning polymer for relaxed and damaged hair.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:51 PM CST
By: C. Wood, S. Nguyen-Kim and P. Hoessel,l BASF A…
Data on friction, hardness, tack and other mechanical properties obtained from a nanoindenter on an atomic force microscope combined with conventional stress strain measurements demonstrate the potential of VP/methacrylamide/vinylimadazole copolymer , a new hairstyling polymer.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:50 PM CST
By: Stephanie Chiron
Cationic guars have demonstrated ability to manage the surface of the hair. This article discusses their physico-chemical properties, their hair conditioning and repairing properties, and their impact on foam sensorial aspects.