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Dec 23, 2005 | 05:22 PM CST
By: Anthony Bresin, Ghislain Sanhaji and Romain Re…
A new polysaccharide, produced by fermentation of a Rhizobium sp. strain, is introduced as a typical example of how technology can create new properties and new applications from a “basic” natural ingredient.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:20 PM CST
By: Brian Vondruska, Laurie Marshall, Pamela McCal…
A new formulating technique allows for the preparation of clear gels containing both anionic rheology control polymers and cationic conditioning agents, ingredients which were traditionally thought to be incompatible with one another.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:18 PM CST
By: Jaimi Meyer, Steve Brown, Robert Kleiman, John…
The authors develop data on 10 attributes of 16 naturally derived PEGs and suggest a presentation technique by which the formulator may view two measured attributes simultaneously.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:16 PM CST
By: Tharwat Tadros, Consultant; Karl Booten and Ba…
After a short introduction illustrating the basic principles for steric stabilization by polymeric surfactants, the authors describe a novel polymeric surfactant that consists of hydrophobically modified inulin and demonstrate that it is an effective stabilizer for O/W emulsions, suspensions, nano-emulsions and multiple emulsions.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:56 PM CST
By: Christine Jeanmaire, Vincent Bardey, Louis Dan…
A new active ingredient obtained from germinated seeds improves the natural skin defense by boosting HSP expression in the keratinocytes in response to stress exposure.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:50 PM CST
By: Tim Morris and Michael Hansberry, Cognis Corp.…
Esters derived from vegetable sources are becoming increasingly important as a class of active ingredients that deliver effective care benefits when properly formulated into hair cleansing products.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:47 PM CST
By: Joanna Newton and Catherine Stoller, Dow Corni…
In physical association with active ingredients, silicones can act as delivery vehicles for actives in skin and hair; they can also provide improved sensory and aesthetic benefits, enhanced SPF and prolonged fragrance intensity.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:38 PM CST
By: Dr. Patrice Andre, LVMH Parfums & Cosmetiques;…
Phytoplankton or micro algae is a diversified, sustainable and ecological source of innovative ingredients for cosmetics. We introduce three species that help relieve the skin from various stresses and restore homeostasis: Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Porphyridium cruentum and Skeletonema costatum.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:35 PM CST
By: Maud Jouandeaud, Sylvie Bordes, Catherine Soul…
Retinol and its derivatives are recognized antiaging molecules but they sometimes have irritating side effects. The authors investigate oligosaccharides obtained after enzymatic hydrolysis of edicago sativa as a non-irritating alternative to retinol.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:18 PM CST
By: Adi Shefer, Charlene Ng and Sam Shefer, Salvon…
A nanosphere technology platform enhances the deposition of encapsulated ingredients on body surfaces after rinse-off application and provides a prolonged release action.