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Apr 19, 2013 | 03:37 PM CDT
Consumer demand for products that provide anti-aging and healthy-skin benefits is driving the creation of many new cosmetics. However, many of the active ingredients that are beneficial to the face and neck are most effective at lower pH ranges. In this Q&A, Lubrizol’s Bryan Moran, Sr. R&D Scientist, talks about Carbopol® Ultrez 30 polymer (INCI: Carbomer), a new rheology modifier, and how it can help formulators achieve preferred viscosity, suspension and stability in gels or emulsions containing challenging additives such as alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs).
Apr 16, 2013 | 04:20 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources in the cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to wellness cosmetics, including ginger anti-inflammation, cyclic skin whitening, coumarin hair growth, an anti-cellulite beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist, Heat Shock Protein inhibition and more.
Apr 10, 2013 | 10:44 AM CDT
BASF Launches a UV Filter, Anti-aging Formulation Concepts, BB Cream Pigments an Under-eye Sea Extract and More
At in-cosmetics 2013, BASF Personal Care will introduce a new UV filter, a multifunctional styling agent, a renewable microemulsion, natural platelets for mineral makeup, a sea extract for under-eye and formulation concepts for anti-aging and diverse daily activities.
Apr 10, 2013 | 10:17 AM CDT
The finalists have been announced for in-cosmetics 2013's Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Award. The fifteen finalists, including texturizing agents, anti-aging actives and anti-hair loss systems, give visitors a glimpse of what cosmetic formulation may hold in the future.
Apr 09, 2013 | 01:43 PM CDT
At in-cosmetics 2013, Croda will be introducing a host of sensorial ingredients across the skin, sun and hair care categories in addition to debuting new formulations for the Asian and Latin American markets.
Apr 05, 2013 | 01:28 PM CDT
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
Living Proof’s Prime Style Extender promises to “protect and extend the life of your style twice as long.” This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.
Apr 04, 2013 | 01:20 PM CDT
By: Ali N. Syed, PhD; Tomas N. Ventura Jr.; and Ma…
Ethnic hair care addresses diverse fiber compositions that require unique products. This comprehensive review in hair fiber dimensions among straight, wavy and curly/coily hair serves as a basis from which product developers can design products to cater to unique hair type needs. The current study examines the ellipticity of Caucasian, Brazilian, Hispanic and African-American hair.
Apr 03, 2013 | 10:09 AM CDT
At in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris, Silab will introduce an ingredient designed to protect sensitive scalps from irritation induced by outside aggressors.
Apr 02, 2013 | 04:47 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
From anti-hair loss and scalp treatments to heat protection and high-shine shampoos, the hair care industry is big business. Here, dermatologist Fabio Rinaldi, who is presenting at the Hair Science in Cosmetic Research workshop at in-cosmetics 2013, will discuss the relationship between cosmetic hair care products and dermatology.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:56 PM CDT
Soliance is debuting three new ingredients at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris: a hair shine ingredient, a plant-based solubilizer and a sustainable surfactant.