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Feb 29, 2008 | 10:40 AM CST
By: Eiko Oshimura, PhD, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Amino acids are taken up by hair and assist in improving hair surface hydrophobicity, tensile strength and luster. This article discusses interactions between amino acids and hair.
Feb 29, 2008 | 10:29 AM CST
By: Eric Leroy, Rhodia Research
Polyquaternium-74 is a synthetic high performance conditioning polymer whose flocculation and deposition characteristics enable it to match or outperform traditional conditioning polymers in detangling, overall hair conditioning, shine enhancement and buildup reduction when combined, as shown here, with a submicron dimethicone emulsion. Benefits are noted for 2-in-1 shampoo formulations.
Feb 27, 2008 | 09:49 AM CST
A Columbia University research team has discovered a gene involved in determining hair texture that could lead to treatments for unwanted hair, or potentially grow hair.
Feb 21, 2008 | 04:13 PM CST
Hair care brand Salon Selectives has been revamped and is set to re-launch on March 1, 2008.
Dec 27, 2007 | 04:08 PM CST
Presperse has recently launched what it dubs a safer alternative to cyclomethicone.
Dec 18, 2007 | 01:34 PM CST
This pearlescent conditioning shampoo is recommended for healthy and glossy looking hair. It provides excellent hair detangling with a smooth feel and shine.
Dec 14, 2007 | 05:27 PM CST
Aqualon, a division of Hercules Incorporated, and Evonik Goldschmidt GmbH have signed an agreement to bring utilitarian polymers to the forefront of the personal care industry.
Dec 03, 2007 | 01:16 PM CST
By: Michiyo Sasajima, Shigeru Moriwaki, Mitsuyuki …
t-Flavanone, trans-3, 4′-dimethyl-3-hydroxyflavanone, promotes the growth of hair follicles and increases hair diameter. It has been established for the treatment of male pattern baldness. This study examines its application to treat female pattern baldness.
Dec 03, 2007 | 11:34 AM CST
By: Claudius Schwarzwälder, Jean Verlinden, Heidem…
Crotonic acid/vinyl C8–12 isoalkyl esters/VA/bis-vinyldimethicone crosspolymer is a new hybrid polymer for use in hair sprays. This highly branched block copolymer is shown to give hair a firm hold yet soft, natural feel. It is recommended for use in quick-drying, low-tack hair sprays with high water content.
Nov 27, 2007 | 11:48 AM CST
Kérastase, a L'Oréal-owned hair care company, has launched a daily supplement formulated to help those suffering from thinning hair and hair loss.