Recent in Natural/Botanical (page 12 of 12)

Enhancing the Stability of Natural Oils and Butters with Rosemary Extracts

Use of rosemary extracts to provide oxidative stability to various natural oils and exotic butters offers a way for formulators to reduce the use of synthetics and chemicals in skin care products.

Petrolatum and Vegetable-Based Alternatives in Natural Cosmetics

The authors examine the meaning of the term natural and assert that it applies to both petrolatum and petrolatum’s vegetable-based alternatives. They further assert the advantages of petrolatum as a safe, well-established moisturizer.

Biodegradable Chelating Agents to Gain the “Green” Advantage

Chelating agents are rarely used in large volumes, but cumulatively they are a potential source of environmental damage. A recent but now well-proven alternative is trisodium ethylenediamine disuccinate (EDDS).

Formulating with Natural Ingredients

Plant materials can provide the active ingredients and excipients for a range of skin-care products, and their phytochemistry enable them to provide genuine skin-care benefits.

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