Recent in Hair Care (page 10 of 16)
Jun 15, 2011
To protect against both UVA and UVB damage and preserve hair strength, Croda has developed ChromAveil® (INCI: Quaternium-95 (and) Propanediol), a quaternized diester designed to provide broad-spectrum protection to hair in rinse-off systems.
Jun 6, 2011 | Irwin Palefsky, Cosmetech Laboratories Inc.
This online-only "Read the Label" reviews finished products to discuss why specific ingredients were used in the formulations. Here, Living Proof's Straight Spray is discussed.
May 23, 2011
Oscar Blandi has introduced a serum formulated with a cationic derivative of sodium hyaluronate and a rice starch powder reportedly to plump the hair shaft for more volume.
Apr 5, 2011 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
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.
Jan 21, 2011
Symrise has expanded its Extrapone botanical extract line with eight new grain offerings for a total of 11, which are marketed as "healthy grains" for use in skin care and hair care products.
Jan 3, 2011 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Welcome to the New Year—unmarked territory, a blank slate and a fresh start. Many have fought tooth and nail to get here but it seems the industry is turning the corner in a positive new direction.
Dec 29, 2010 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Although some permanent approaches to hair depilation can be effective, this column will focus on creating personal care formulations for the temporary depilation of hair.
Dec 1, 2010
Quinoa Pro EX (INCI Name: Hydrolyzed Quinoa) is a hydrolyzed quinoa protein from TRI-K Industries that is designed to bind to the hair shaft and penetrate the cortex, bringing moisture and repair deep into the hair.
Nov 10, 2010
Nick Chavez Beverly Hills has designed a styling glaze to add body and shine to hair without flakes.
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.