Recent in Hair Care (page 9 of 10)

Wise Words From the Bench With Robert Hefford, PhD

Although hair is technically dead, the hair care industry is alive and well thanks to the skill sets driving hair care brands—and no one knows this better than Robert Hefford, PhD. Although he has formulated in other categories, Hefford is a true hair care expert, having conducted basic research, formulating, testing, package design, scale-up and more for some of the industry’s top brands. Here, he recounts some of his experiences over the past three decades.

2012 Hair Care Market Outlook

Developed and emerging markets are currently consuming hair care products in two very diverse, distinct ways—one trading down and the other trading up.

in-cosmetics Announces Workshop Schedule

The workshop schedule for in-cosmetics 2013 has been announced, with topics such as anti-aging formulation, green formulation and microbiology.

Protect and Preserve Hair Color with Hydrolyzed Quinoa

Through advancements in protein chemistry, TRI-K has discovered new benefits that effectively retain hair color through a natural and sustainable platform. Quinoa Pro EX (INCI: Hydrolyzed Quinoa) is a hydrolyzed protein that penetrates the hair shaft to prevent damage while adding control and manageability.

Shiseido Uncovers Eyelash Growth Power in Zizyphus Jujuba

Shiseido has discovered that Zizyphus jujuba fruit extract promotes the growth rate of eyelashes.This research follows previous findings by the company that eyelashes grow differently than scalp hair.

Read the Label Online: Badger Seabuckthorn Hair Oil for All Hair Types

Badger Seabuckthorn Hair Oil may just do the trick by restoring hair’s natural balance. This column will review the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.

Comparatively Speaking: Altering Hair with Bleach vs. Temporary Dye

Hair can be treated using several different types of products to alter the color. This is the first in a series of three columns that will address the above color products, with the difference between bleach and temporary dyes being initially discussed.

Formulating Hair Care Products: A Q&A With Vaishali Gode, PhD

Hair care expert Vaishali Gode, PhD, head of the advanced technology department at Marico Ltd. and workshop presenter at in-cosmetics Asia 2012, addresses important aspects of formulating hair care products such as common challenges, regulation and revolutionary technologies.

Report Sees Rise in Chinese Natural Hair Care

A Mintel report has seen a rise in the natural hair care market in China due to recent product safety scandals associated with toxic or carcinogenic chemical ingredients.

Comparatively Speaking: Good vs. Bad Hair Color

Tony O’Lenick asks color expert Nick Morante to differentiate between a good hair color and a bad hair color, noting how water minerals, color-treated hair, bleaching and more can affect the final color.

Read the Label Online: Andalou Naturals Healthy Shine Sunflower & Citrus Shampoo

Andalou Naturals made quite a splash in the natural products market with its Fruit Stem Cell Science line that includes skin, body and hair care products. This column will review the ingredient listing of the line's Healthy Shine Sunflower & Citrus Shampoo for claims substantiation and functionality.

Protecting, Straightening and Setting Hair

BASF launched several ingredients at the recent FCE Cosmetique and Pharma 2012 events, including an all-in-one hair protectant, strengthener and straightener; and a liquid thickener for hair styling gels.

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