Recent in Hair Care (page 9 of 11)
Apr 4, 2013
Honey is a prevalent ingredient in the natural product marketplace due to its moisturizing and nourishing properties. Clairol brings that consumer recognition to the mass market with the introduction of its Herbal Essences brand’s, “Honey, I’m Strong” Strengthening Shampoo, which aims to protect and repair damaged hair. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.
Apr 3, 2013 | 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.
Mar 27, 2013
Yes to Blueberries Healthy Hair Repair Conditioner promises “super soft, healthy and shiny locks,” and this column will review the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.
Mar 26, 2013
Hair care expert Vaishali Gode, PhD, head of the advanced technology department at Marico Ltd. and workshop presenter at in-cosmetics Asia 2012, addresses important aspects of formulating hair care products such as common challenges, regulation and revolutionary technologies.
Mar 25, 2013
Although hair is technically dead, the hair care industry is alive and well thanks to the skill sets driving hair care brands—and no one knows this better than Robert Hefford, PhD. Although he has formulated in other categories, Hefford is a true hair care expert, having conducted basic research, formulating, testing, package design, scale-up and more for some of the industry’s top brands. Here, he recounts some of his experiences over the past three decades.
Mar 15, 2013 | Christine Mendrok-Edinger, Kimberly Smith, Anne Janssen and Jürgen Vollhardt, DSM Nutritional Products
Butyl methoxydibenzoyl methane (BMDBM) is well-known as an effective UVA filter when it is stabilized. Here, the authors measure the efficiency of ten commercially available products that are reported to stabilize BMDBM. The most effective product found was octocrylene that, being a UVB filter, also contributed to the SPF.
Mar 15, 2013 | Todd Ostergaard, Alvaro Gomes, Kim Quackenbush and Bethany Johnson, Dow Corning Corporation
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.
Mar 15, 2013 | C. Wood, S. Nguyen-Kim and P. Hoessel,l BASF AG
Data on friction, hardness, tack and other mechanical properties obtained from a nanoindenter on an atomic force microscope combined with conventional stress strain measurements demonstrate the potential of VP/methacrylamide/vinylimadazole copolymer , a new hairstyling polymer.
Mar 15, 2013
AkzoNobel Global Personal Care has launched a urethane-acrylic fixative polymer to enable formulators to develop flexible, long-lasting hair styling products without alcohol.
Mar 15, 2013
AkzoNobel Global Personal Care has launched a naturally derived fixative polymer for clear hair gels, spray gels, creams, lotions and mousses.
Feb 7, 2013
The workshop schedule for in-cosmetics 2013 has been announced, with topics such as anti-aging formulation, green formulation and microbiology.
Jan 29, 2013
Through advancements in protein chemistry, TRI-K has discovered new benefits that effectively retain hair color through a natural and sustainable platform. Quinoa Pro EX (INCI: Hydrolyzed Quinoa) is a hydrolyzed protein that penetrates the hair shaft to prevent damage while adding control and manageability.