Recent in Hair Care (page 12 of 18)
Nov 1, 2010 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Althought I've been around cosmetics R&D for some time, I still find it interesting how a change in hair care brand can really make my hair feel and behave differently. For instance, I recently bought a different shampoo and conditioner to use during my trip to the IFSCC Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After my return, I went back to the old brand to finish it off—and what a difference.
Nov 1, 2010 | Denis Bendejacq, PhD; Caroline Mabille, PhD; Véronique Picquet; and Ericka Gates, Rhodia
Specialized surfactant systems that form multilamellar vesicles can be used to design high performance shampoos that outperform micellar formulas. These materials combine with and stabilize actives ranging from molecular to particulate, liquid to solid, and hydrophobic or cationic, to deliver them equally to damaged and virgin regions of hair to act where they are needed most.
Oct 13, 2010 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Tim Kenny, Elementis
In this discussion, Tony O'Lenick looks to Tim Kenny to explain the differences in chemistry between PEG-8 dimethicone and PEG-8 dimethicone meadowfoamate and what they mean to formulators, such as for conditioning, oil solubility and wetting.
Sep 1, 2010 | Rachel Grabenhofer, C&T magazine
The typical overall summer experience for me—i.e., a little sunburn; lots of dry, damaged hair; and maybe a slushy—strongly coincides with this edition of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine in that product developers have devised means of damage control for consumers like me.
Jul 22, 2010
Kiehls has created a line of hair care products that smooth frizzy hair without weighing it down. Superbly Smoothing, which offers a shampoo, a conditioner and a hair mask, is said to moisturize hair and impart shine.
Jul 15, 2010
Alberto Culver International Inc. has added a line to its TRESemmé brand that cleans and refreshes hair without water.
Jul 1, 2010
Treat Beauty has formulated with aloe in a shampoo designed to gently cleanse dry and damaged hair.
May 27, 2010
NineSigma has received a request, RFP# 66099, for ammonia odor management in permanent hair colorants. The request encourages companies or academic researchers with a solution to ammonia odor to submit their technologies.
May 7, 2010
AkzoNobel Global Personal Care has launched a urethane-acrylic fixative polymer to enable formulators to develop flexible, long-lasting hair styling products without alcohol.
Oct 14, 2009
The positive effects of glycolic acid for skin care are well-documented; however, similar studies in hair care are not. Research has proven that glycolic acid offers many benefits for these products.
Oct 6, 2009
L'Oréal Professionnel has debuted an ammonia-free professional hair colorant that it believes will revolutionize the hair coloring industry.
Aug 25, 2009 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
Tony O’Lenick asks Bob Coots, PhD, of Colonial Chemical Inc., "What is the difference between cocamide DEA, MEA or DIPA when used in shampoos?"