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Feb 28, 2006 | 06:13 PM CST
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Dov Tamarkin, PhD, of Foamix Ltd. (Ness Ziona, Israel), explains how a delivery technology developed for pharmaceutical and ophthalmic applications is penetrating the personal care industry.
Feb 28, 2006 | 06:12 PM CST
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
What is the key to unlocking the challenge of color lock in hair care? You might find out this month at PCIA in Seoul, Korea. Several of raw materials are the focus of this column, which examines ways to retain the color in artificially colored hair.
Feb 28, 2006 | 06:04 PM CST
By: Emilie Desmarthon and Martine Seu-Salerno, LCW…
A co-precipitation process adapted from a conventional laking method permits the production of new colored lakes characterized by better tinctorial strength and purity. These pigments offer an alternative to mineral pigments.
Feb 28, 2006 | 06:02 PM CST
By: Michelle Kim, Xiaofeng Meng, PhD and Abraham K…
By using solvent fractionation and column chromatography, a purified extract of Morus alba L. can be obtained that demonstrates the ability to perform as a melanogenesis inhibitor, and therefore, a potential new whitening agent.
Feb 28, 2006 | 05:56 PM CST
By: Robert Y. Lochhead, Lisa R. Huisinga and Tara …
New techniques are being offered to produce formulations faster and more cost effectively than ever before. Researchers at the Institute for Formulation Science have addressed this challenge by developing robotic combinatorial techniques for the preparation and investigation of complex mixtures.
Feb 28, 2006 | 05:55 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC and Laur…
A study of interactions between anionic surfactants and amphoteric surfactants in solution demonstrates that betaines and anionic surfactants interact to have positive effects on viscosity, foam and the salt curve.
Feb 28, 2006 | 05:53 PM CST
By: Álvaro Gomes, Daniel F. de Almeida and Camilla…
A nonionic emulsion based on silicone amino elastomer technology enhances hair conditioning and styling, as demonstrated in tests of combing force, curl retention, sensory characteristics, thermal protection and frizz control.
Feb 27, 2006 | 01:09 PM CST
A new curl-styling agent from Croda is specially designed to hold high energy, frizz-free styles.