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Jun 01, 2010 | 08:57 AM CDT
Oat Cosmetics, a new raw material supplier, has launched several natural active ingredients for personal care including two oat-derived products.
May 13, 2010 | 11:23 AM CDT
Hallstar has developed a silicone fluid to enhance the stability of the UVA filter avobenzone by quenching its excited state, as well as improve the feel and spreadability of sunscreen formulations.
May 12, 2010 | 04:57 PM CDT
Using self-manufactured compounds, Gelest Inc. has developed a line of surface modifiers for pigments and fillers designed to address the color cosmetic chemist's formulation needs.
May 05, 2010 | 10:09 AM CDT
Croda will be available at NYSCC Suppliers' Day to discuss its new titanium dioxide dispersions. Solaveil SpeXtra comprises two dispersions designed to deliver the optimal balance of UVA and UVB attenuation.
Mar 30, 2010 | 10:23 AM CDT
Seatons, the vegetable oil specialists from Croda International Plc, will introduce a moisturizing cucumber oil at In-Cosmetics in Paris.
Mar 19, 2010 | 10:49 AM CDT
Nanotechnology can have positive affects on aesthetics, efficacy and delivery when formulated into skin care and sun care products, according to Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD, FAAD, a dermatologist and clinical assistant professor in the department of dermatology at the University of North Carolina.
Mar 02, 2010 | 11:00 AM CST
Shiseido has launched four new sunscreens that protect skin against UVA and UVB radiation, which can lead to cell damage, sunburn and premature signs of aging.
Jan 29, 2010 | 04:51 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
The sun care industry faces several challenges, including testing and measuring SPF, questions over the safety of nanotechnology, sunscreen stability, broad-spectrum protection, and inconsistent regulations for allowed UV filters and their combinations. Some of these challenges have plagued product developers for years, thus the industry has had time to develop the means to meet some of them. Recent work in these areas is the primary focus of this issue of C&T magazine.
Jan 29, 2010 | 03:31 PM CST
By: Nai-Fang Chang and Chang-Chin Kwan, Providence…
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is an effective sunscreen agent but its rutile form may produce hydroxyl radicals upon exposure to sunlight. Thus, the authors use salicylic acid as a capture agent to examine the development of free radicals in solutions or creams containing TiO2. They also explain how the choice of emulsion may reduce free radical generation.
Jan 29, 2010 | 03:25 PM CST
By: Paul McCormick, PhD, Antaria Ltd.; Robert Flet…
Regulatory bodies require quantifiable, photostable UVA protection for sunscreens and while zinc oxide provides an effective option, historically, its white appearance on skin has limited its acceptance. Therefore, in the present article the authors explore a micron-sized zinc oxide dispersion technology to enable the formulation of transparent yet full spectrum sunscreen formulas.