Recent in Hair Care (page 7 of 10)
Oct 17, 2013
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.
Oct 15, 2013
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.
Oct 9, 2013
All hair styling formulations start with a framework that is adjusted to obtain the correct viscosity, flow, etc. Auxiliary ingredients are then added to fine-tune the formula with respect to aesthetics, benefits and compliance. This article presents a review of the components in hair styling products.
Aug 13, 2013
A video featuring beauty and personal care, as well as ingredient, analysts from Euromonitor notes how shifting consumer expectations for hair care are being driven by different ingredient trends and offerings.
Jul 24, 2013
To slow hair aging, researchers are turning to an ingredient that has been formulated into personal care products for quite some time—silicone.
Jul 23, 2013 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
L’Oréal EverCurl Scupt & Hold Cream-Gel combines a rich, hydrating cream that conditions with a styling gel that shapes and holds curls without weighing hair down.
Jul 17, 2013
According to market researcher Canadean, shampoo is set to record the fastest growth in the Japanese hair care sector, while styling agents and hair colorants are also expected to climb.
Jul 15, 2013
Ease of application has made aerosols one of the most demanded product forms in personal care and many innovative launches in this form, including dry shampoos, sunless tanners and sunscreens, among others, have been seen in recent years. Technologies continue to advance this product category, and Mukund “Mac” Bhuta, who has nearly 50 years of experience with aerosols, is responsible for a number of them.
Jun 26, 2013 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
Is a shine serum by another name still a shine serum? Or, can it transform into göt2b's Oil-licious Calm & Shine Styling Oil? This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.
Jun 20, 2013
While today’s natural personal care product offerings include soaps, deodorants, skin cream and toothpaste, there are still sectors lacking truly natural product offerings; among them are hair dyes.
Jun 14, 2013
Frizz control hair care has been around for almost 20 years. Frizzy hair is a major issue for women with curly hair that has especially been chemically or mechanically treated.
May 31, 2013
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.