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Dec 23, 2005 | 04:44 PM CST
By: Ken Klein, Cosmetech Laboratories
To the uninitiated, formulation of shampoos seems easy! It’s a one-phase, water-based surfactant blend that foams! Simple, isn’t it? While that may indeed be the case when compared to inherently unstable systems, such as emulsions, many complications may arise that make it a more complex task than may first meet the eye.
Dec 23, 2005 | 03:29 PM CST
By: Yin Z. Hessefort, Wayne M. Carlson and Mingli …
UV protection hair care products in the current marketplace are mainly monomeric and adopted from skin care, therefore lacking substantivity and water solubility. This article reviews the detrimental effects of each range of UV light to hair and presents experimental results showing the sun protection performance of polyamide-2 for both hair morphology and artificial hair color fading.
Dec 23, 2005 | 02:59 PM CST
By: Ken Klein
There is probably no personal care category that is more competitive than shampoos. With this in mind, formulators of shampoos are asked by marketing to develop products to both appeal to consumers and perform (whatever “perform” means).
Dec 19, 2005 | 01:39 AM CST
By: Todd Ostergaard, Alvaro Gomes, Kim Quackenbush…
A new multifunctional silicone quaternary polymer microemulsion for hair offers conditioning, as well as protection from heat, improved permanent color retention, enhanced body and volume, and product clarity.
Dec 19, 2005 | 01:37 AM CST
By: Kunio Shimada, Ph.D., NOF Corporation, Life Sc…
Studies reported here show that by forming a gel layer that coats the surfaces of damaged hair fibers, this new, cationic, biomimetic copolymer helps to restore the appearance of healthy hair.
Dec 13, 2005 | 11:26 PM CST
By: Valerie D. Callender and Cherie M. Young, Howa…
This article surveys the racial differences of hair, and then focuses on African-Americans, their hair grooming practices and how these practices relate to the common hair and scalp disorders unique to this population.
Dec 13, 2005 | 11:05 PM CST
By: Guido Gayko, PhD, Jürgen Warnecke, MD and Clau…
Coal tar is an effective antidandruff active, but it contains compounds that are proven carcinogens. In this article sodium shale oil sulfonate is shown in preliminary results for the first time to have antidandruff efficacy equivalent to that of coal tar with none of coal tar’s toxic potential.
Dec 13, 2005 | 11:03 PM CST
By: Nancy Clements, International Specialty Produc…
This article surveys a variety of tests used to evaluate polyimide-1, a new hair styling resin, by comparing its performance against that of PVP in gel and mousse formulations.
Dec 13, 2005 | 11:01 PM CST
By: Philippe Maillan, Anna Gripp, Fintan Sit, Rola…
The data presented shows polysilicone-15 demonstrates the ability to perform as a UV fi lter for hair protection and decreases the combing force necessary after irradiation to sample hair tresses in addition to enhancing the shine attribute of a formulated product.
Dec 13, 2005 | 10:45 PM CST
By: R.J.W. Hefford, Independent Cosmetic Advice Lt…
The author suggests that current and evolving regulations may lead to a positive list and fewer allowed raw materials for hair colouring products in the European Union.