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Greentech Fights Underarm Bacteria to Prevent Odor

Jul 16, 2014

Greentech has designed an active to fight underarm odor while maintaining skin microbiome homeostasis.

Silab Debuts Seaweed Extract for Anti-glycation

Jul 9, 2014

Silab has introduced a seaweed extract that limits cellular and tissue damage caused by glycation and Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs).

A&E Connock Introduces Expanded Natural Exfoliant Range

Jun 30, 2014

A&E Connock has debuted its expanded range of natural exfoliants to the personal care industry. The range was extended in response to increased interest from manufacturers seeking natural alternatives to plastic microbeads.

Modified Film-former for Flexible, Smooth Feel

Jun 12, 2014

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America recently launched its NBN-30-ID product based a silicone group introduced into polynorbornene, a rigid polymer.

Behenamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate for Hair Conditioning

Jun 1, 2014Tao Gao, Sino Lion (USA), Ltd., East Hanover, NJ US; and Feng Zan, Nanjing Huashi Chemical Co., Ltd., and Nanjing University of Technology, Nanjing, China

Combining quaternary ammonium and phosphate structures results in a material with amphoteric characteristics. Here, the authors describe behenamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, which was assessed in shampoo and conditioner bases for hair conditioning, softening, combability and anti-static properties; subjective panelist evaluations also were conducted.

Eco-friendly Exfoliants and Fine Powders Address Microbead Concerns

May 29, 2014

Micro Powders Inc. has introduced several new eco-friendly exfoliants and fine powders, addressing recent concerns over synthetic microbead particles in the environment.

Silicone Glycerol Emulsifier for Multi-functional, PEG-free Cosmetics

May 28, 2014

Dow Corning has launched its ES-5600 Silicone Glycerol Emulsifier, a water-in-oil emulsifier with diglycerol hydrophilic functionality that enables exceptional performance in polyethylene glycol (PEG)-free systems.

Plankton Body Slimming

May 23, 2014

Lipotec has developed a topical marine-derived ingredient for increased metabolism and body slimming effects.

Engineering Sensory in Personal Care

May 22, 2014

At the C&T Summit, one lab in the day two sessions will cover the technical aspects of how to create sensory effects in formulations; then classes will break into teams, each of which will be given a mock marketing brief and a palette of sample formulas with different aesthetics. In this second portion, led by S. Peter Foltis (L'Oréal USA) and Leslie Harris (SkinCeuticals/L'Oréal USA), the teams will evaluate the samples, come to a consensus, and discuss which best meets the target application given in the mock briefs and why.

Sensory, Rheology Solutions at Suppliers' Day

May 15, 2014

The Lubrizol Corporation presents sensory and rheology innovations for skin and hair at booth 1323 during this week's NYSCC Suppliers' Day.

Gentle Preservative System Launched

May 13, 2014

To gently preserve personal care systems, schülke inc. has launched euxyl K 900, a multifunctional system.

Under-eye Circles, Dryness, Dandruff and More Targeted by New Actives

May 7, 2014

Active ingredients to treat under-eye circles, body odor, skin dryness and dandruff, as well as 'green' skin care butters, are among several new offerings from Greentech.

Novel Azobenzene Compound to Extend and Reactivate UV Protection

May 1, 2014Jin-Ye Wang, PhD, and Shengyong Geng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Two azobenzene compounds were synthesized and combined in liposomal membranes. Their physico-chemical properties and biocompatibility were evaluated. The safer one was chosen, and its protective function for UVA and UVB were tested in vitro and in vivo. This azobenzene liposomal formulation provided good efficacy with longer shelf life, which could be utilized as a novel kind of repeated UV absorber.

'Improved Antioxidant Penetration': Letter to the Editor

Apr 24, 2014Steven Abbott, PhD, Steven Abbott TNCF Ltd., UK

A recent Letter to the Editor calls to question some details in the logic presented in an April 2014 Cosmetics & Toiletries article.

Optimizing Formula Efficacy at C&T Summit

Apr 8, 2014

Numerous tools are available to the cosmetic scientist to evaluate and optimize the efficacy of his/her cosmetic treatment. During the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit, Roger McMullen will present a hands-on workshop exploring approaches to do just this. Register now—space is limited.

New in-cosmetics Launches from Dow Consumer & Industrial Solutions Target Texture, Multifunctionality

Apr 3, 2014

Two new formulations innovations being launches at in-cosmetics 2014 from Dow Consumer & Industrial Solutions are aimed at improving beauty product multifunctionality and product texture.

Gel Network Fundamentals at C&T Summit

Mar 26, 2014

Gel networks are at the base of many modern skin care products and hair conditioners, and their formulation is fairly straightforward. During the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit, George Deckner and Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., will present, in hands-on formulation workshops, the practical aspects of gel network-based o/w emulsions for skin and hair care.

Grant Industries Targets Texture with Silicone Wax, Ice Cream Concept

Mar 25, 2014

Grant Industries has developed Gransil VX-418 to address new product texture trends in skin care, color cosmetics and hair care.

Evonik Solubilizes Lipophilic Ingredients in Water-based Formulations

Mar 12, 2014

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Evonik will unveil its naturally derived solubilizer for lipophilic and natural oils. TEGO Solve 61 is a PEG-free solubilizer developed for the incorporation of lipophilic components into water-based formulations.

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