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Jun 21, 2010 | 05:02 PM CDT
US retailer Whole Foods will now require personal care products having organic claims to be third-party certified by the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) National Organic Program (NOP) standard by June 1, 2011, in order to be sold at its stores.
Jun 21, 2010 | 08:18 AM CDT
J&E Sozio Inc. has developed a line of fragrances that follow the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Design for the Environment (DfE) program, to enable personal care formulators to create hand soaps that meet eco-friendly labeling standards.
Jun 15, 2010 | 06:00 PM CDT
Analyses Recherches Innovation Instrumentale (AR2i) has introduced a water plant emulsion processing technology to enable the production of ultra fine fluid emulsions with extracts of plants.
Jun 07, 2010 | 03:48 PM CDT
Alberto-Culver brand St. Ives has combined salicylic acid and green tea to formulate two natural, anti-acne cleansing products. Naturally Clear Green Tea Cleanser and Green Tea Scrub are said to clear breakouts and reduce redness.
Jun 02, 2010 | 10:40 AM CDT
Colonial Chemical Inc. has added a surfactant derived from coconut to its line of nature-based personal care products.
May 27, 2010 | 12:49 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, C&T magazine
Joseph Laszlo, PhD, lead scientist for the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Biocatalytic Functionalization of Plant Lipids project, and his team have developed a process through which vegetable oil, in this case soybean oil, can be given antioxidant and UVA/UVB protective capabilities.
May 27, 2010 | 12:43 PM CDT
By: Eric Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Caramel has been used in personal care for years as a natural colorant and with continuing consumer demand for natural products, it provides an interesting option to formulators. The present article explains the different classifications of caramel and how they can be used in personal care formulations.
May 27, 2010 | 12:31 PM CDT
By: P. Ziosi, S. Manfredini, S. Vertuani, V. Rusce…
In the present work, the antioxidant capacities of three essential oils derived from basil and thyme were evaluated using a photochemiluminescence (PCL)-based assay. In addition, since the base formulation can affect the antioxidant activity of oils contained therein, ingredient interactions within final formulations were investigated.
May 17, 2010 | 09:38 AM CDT
Stridex, a Blistex Inc. brand, has launched a natural version of its acne treatment pads. Stridex Naturally Clear is said to offer its users a 98.8% natural, alcohol-free treatment for acne.
May 09, 2010 | 11:10 PM CDT
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc. has awarded a US $50,000 grant to R. Rivkah Isseroff, PhD, MD, a professor of dermatology at the University of California, as part of its Active Naturals Research Award.