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Jun 30, 2011 | 06:10 PM CDT
The Lubrizol Corp.’s Noveon Consumer Specialties has created a naturally derived, mild, nonionic thickener that is said to reduce surfactant irritancy while promoting rich lather.
Jun 14, 2011 | 05:59 PM CDT
Croda Inc. has introduced an eco-friendly hair conditioning agent that offers traditional performance and is biodegradable and nontoxic to aquatic life.
Jun 09, 2011 | 08:48 AM CDT
Kao Corp. announced the completion of its new eco-technology research center and eco-lab museum, which opened June 8, 2011. According to the company, the center will focus on the development of functional materials such as renewable ingredients and plant-derived biomass.
Jun 03, 2011 | 04:37 PM CDT
Gelest Inc. has modified natural products with trisiloxanes of low molecular weight siloxanes to introduce a line of cosmetic fluids for improved feel, among other benefits.
Jun 03, 2011 | 09:58 AM CDT
Phenbiox has introduced a Castanea sativa (chestnut) derived active produced via the company's enzymatic extraction process for hair moisturization and protection.
May 25, 2011 | 08:47 AM CDT
J. Rettenmaier & Söhne GmbH has launched a range of water- dispersible organic hydrocolloids derived from wood fibers for application as suspending agents. Distributed by Gattefossé, the products are designed to improve the heat stability of gels and emulsions.
May 11, 2011 | 04:44 PM CDT
Continuing its live report from the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NY SCC) Suppliers' Day, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine presents a few highlights from day two of the show, including color technology launches, naturals and preservatives, among others.
While the trend for natural and more eco-friendly ingredients at this year's show may come as no suprise, innovations launched in the color category—beyond just a new shade—are less common and therefore worth noting, especially considering the regulatory hurdles for which they are being designed to address. For instance, as reported on day one, Colipa is expected to release guidance suggesting that cosmetics contain less than 100 ppm heavy metal.
As Suppliers' Day 2011 closed, exibitors and attendees alike left feeling confident that the industry has survived the economic downturn, as evidenced by the continued innovative ingredient launches, which ensure an even better future.
May 11, 2011 | 06:54 AM CDT
Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine presents highlights from day one of the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists Suppliers' Day, including technology launches for hair conditioning, PEG-free thickening, naturals, photostability and low heavy metal content-pigments, among other trends.
May 03, 2011 | 12:09 PM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
This amusing tale of the life cycle of a mineral oil molecule raises questions as to how the industry perceives and markets ingredients as being natural.
May 03, 2011 | 10:01 AM CDT
At the Bell Flavors & Fragrances Fragrance Workshop, held on April 26, 2011, Taya Tomasello, Mintel's US director of beauty innovation, reviewed recent trends and traditions in Asia, which included ingredients formulated into or used to inspire the fragrance of personal care products.