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Jul 11, 2012 | 09:53 AM CDT
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America (SESA), a US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Japan, has introduced a water-soluble silicone wax that imparts desirable sensorial properties.
Jul 10, 2012 | 03:39 PM CDT
By: Trefor Evans
In the midst of his examination of the adsorption properties of hair, Trefor Evans addresses water content and its manipulation with regard to moisturization in the following excerpt from Alluredbooks’ Practical Modern Hair Science.
Jul 10, 2012 | 10:33 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick…
To explain the difference between temporary and permanent hair color systems, Tony O'Lenick defers to Nick Morante, a color expert, who notes that the difference lies in the ingredients used and the irritation produced.
Jul 10, 2012 | 09:23 AM CDT
DSM has created a styling polymer for aerosol hair sprays that offers hold and fast drying without stickiness.
Jun 20, 2012 | 11:54 AM CDT
The scrutiny over Cocamide DEA in cosmetic applications is not new; for the past decade, its safety has been debated. While it is widely used, many chemists still may look to remove it from existing formulations, creating the need for alternatives. To overcome this obstacle, Croda has developed two near “drop-in” replacements for Cocamide DEA.
Jun 19, 2012 | 10:57 AM CDT
DuPont has launched a soy-based multifunctional polymer for a variety of personal care applications from sun care to hair care.
Jun 13, 2012 | 10:15 AM CDT
Many visually perceptible phenomena are observed in hair, which arise from intrinsic attributes as well as the orientation of fiber assembly. The use of image analysis to further understanding of hair properties is the focus of Roger McMullen contribution to Alluredbooks’ Practical Modern Hair Science, and in the following excerpt, he briefly turns his attention to that part of the body that bares perhaps more than a little semblance to hair: the eyelashes.
Jun 11, 2012 | 11:52 AM CDT
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.
Jun 11, 2012 | 08:46 AM CDT
Arista Industries now offers argan oil with benefits for skin and hair care, including protection against premature aging, UV damage and environmental stresses. It is also a gentle moisturizer.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:31 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Like most methods of hair removal, chemical depilation is known to cause skin irritation. This can be concealed on the body but it is much more noticeable on the face, posing a challenge for women who wish to conceal their depilation efforts, as well as formulators creating chemical depilatories. Siân Morris, PhD, and her R&D team at Procter & Gamble (P&G) believe they solved this dilemma.