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Jun 19, 2013 | 10:00 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources, and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to skin repair, protection and care.
Jun 17, 2013 | 02:35 PM CDT
Formulating high-performance skin care systems at low pH levels (4.0 to 5.5) can be beneficial for consumers and formulators in many ways, according to Florence Pecquerie, applications scientist and formulator for Lubrizol. Here, she reviews the current knowledge on skin surface pH, discusses the importance of pH on the efficacy of organic acid preservatives in formulation and introduces a new crosslinked acrylic acid homopolymer.
Jun 17, 2013 | 02:06 PM CDT
BASF has created a seaweed extract that reduces the appearance of dark undereye circles and crow's feet.
Jun 17, 2013 | 01:31 PM CDT
iKeda Corp. has launched a line of oil-based pigmented beads for the production of lipsticks.
Jun 17, 2013 | 01:15 PM CDT
Croda has added a rheology modifier to its ViscOptima range that can emulsify and stabilize high levels of oils and silicones in a formulation.
Jun 11, 2013 | 04:31 PM CDT
Evonik has introduced two new raw materials: a polyacrylic acid copolymer rheology modifier for mild cleansing and a silicone-based emulsifier for w/o color formulations.
Jun 11, 2013 | 03:57 PM CDT
Symrise has introduced two algae extracts, one designed to prevent hair loss, strengthen hair and make it thicker, while the other serves as a dual-action self-tanner for face and body.
Jun 10, 2013 | 11:28 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
The cosmetics industry is all about keeping up with the latest trends and innovations, as evidenced by more than 7,000 attendees who traveled to Edison, N.J., USA, for the New York chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' (NYSCC) Suppliers' Day 2013.
Jun 05, 2013 | 10:07 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to makeup and color cosmetics.
Jun 04, 2013 | 04:36 PM CDT
Color cosmetic claims are becoming increasingly sophisticated and interconnected to trends seen in the skin care category. The Liquiwax® range of cosmetic esters combines the emolliency of traditional esters with skin conditioning functionality to address the consumer need for skin care effects in color cosmetics.