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May 15, 2006 | 12:03 PM CDT
Henna and hair dye may be in trouble.
May 10, 2006 | 04:01 PM CDT
As part of the Cosmetic Directive, the European Commission may ban seven non-permanant.
May 07, 2006 | 08:44 PM CDT
Tony O'Lenick asks: What's the difference between dimethicone and alkyl dimethicone? Rick Vrckovnik of Siltech LLC reponds.
May 01, 2006 | 11:11 AM CDT
By: L. DiBerardino
Specification is everything today in the personal care market. Niche markets reign as both mass market shelves and prestige counters fill with hair care lines segregated by type, texture and color.
May 01, 2006 | 10:31 AM CDT
By: Timothy Gao, Ph.D., Robert Bird and Abel Perei…
Well-structured multilayer lamella vesicle phase encapsulated actives enhance the diffusion of dye intermediates and coupling agents into the hair cortex, reducing the evaporation rate of volatile ammonia in coloring mixtures and showing better bleaching/coloring performance.
May 01, 2006 | 10:28 AM CDT
By: Patrick Obukowho, Advantage Research Lab LLC
Relaxer emulsions have unique requirements regarding pH, hydrophilic-lipophilic balance and minimizing irritation potential. This article suggests ways to meet these requirements and provide an ideal emulsion base for relaxer actives.
May 01, 2006 | 10:26 AM CDT
By: A. Roddick-Lanzilotta and R. Kelly, Keratac Lt…
UV protection and sacrificial targets for aggressive pollutants are two hair-protection strategies employed by a new keratin biopolymer manufactured from wool.
Apr 21, 2006 | 10:38 AM CDT
AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) presented two novel surfactants to formulate a range of shea butter-based shampoos and conditioners...
Apr 21, 2006 | 10:18 AM CDT
By: Peter A. Williams and Martina Hickey, Centre f…
Varying the concentration of two polymers – xanthan gum and konjac mannan – mixed in solution and subjected to shear while cooling yields fluid gels whose viscosity can vary from a pourable solution to a spreadable gel.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:48 AM CDT
By: Mort Westman, Westman Associates
Though shampoo technology is not presently experiencing sudden and dramatic change, the author reviews several recent advances in materials, test methodology (combinatorial chemistry), and formulation approaches (structured surfactant technologies).