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Lipotec Molecule Found Effective Against Free Radicals

Lipotec's Lipochroman molecule has been proven by a recent clinical test to increase the antioxidative capacity of skin and defend against xenobiotics.

January 2018 Product Roundup: Moisturizers & Barrier Care

New for 2018, the Cosmetics & Toiletries Product Roundup is a monthly feature presenting ingredients, equipment or services that relate to a chosen theme. Check out this month's collection of moisturizers and barrier care ingredients.

Examining Tomorrow’s Surfactant Personalities: Alpha Olefin Sulfonate in Personal Care

The use of alpha olefin sulfonate surfactants is rising in personal care; most commonly, sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate. This article identifies the properties, applications and composition of these surfactants for their role in the industry’s future.

Patent Pick: High-efficiency Process and Keratinocyte Mimetic for Mega Moisture

Skin's water-holding capacity decreases with age, and, in response, moisturizers and occlusive agents have been used. Unfortunately, these materials face stability issues and sticky sensory traits. However, a new patent from AmorePacific could release formulators from this sticky situation, thanks to a new production method for keratinocyte mimetics with both functions.

Are Skincarewear and Perfumewear the Next Big Trends?

Skineeze offers a pair of black capris infused with shea butter, retinol and vitamin E, while Fleur du Mal x Kilian is a new lingerie set fragranced with Kilian Love, don't be shy.

Toss the Visor, Hallstar Launches Photostabilizer

Hallstar is recognizing the need for UVA protection, specifically in China and Korea where products include PA++++ level of protection and has therefore developed an ingredient to properly protect skin from environmental modern-day city life.

Mirexus Launches Glycogen-like Ingredient

Mirexus Inc. has launched a multi-functional ingredient that is beneficial toward anti-aging and can tightly hold water for long periods of time, boosting hydration performance when used on its own or in combination with hyaluronic acid.

Patent Pick: Reloadable Microcapsules Answer Fragrance Formulating Challenge

Just when you thought your formula was optimized, you tried to add fragrance. And what happened? You lost it in the aqueous phase. How can you control this partitioning and release? A new patent application from IFF may have your answer.

Patent Pick: Witch Hazel and More to Exothermally Heat Up Spa Care

The hot consumer market for spa treatments and their at-home spin-offs is about to get hotter. This patent application from Forever Young explores the use of witch hazel, for example, with other exothermic actives in products and an apparatus to impart heat during use.

Koel Colors Creates Matte Technology

More cosmetic companies are seeing a demand in matte products from consumers. Koel Colours is working to meet this demand by partnering with Sandochem LLC to distribute its newly matted technology in the United States.

Clariant Awarded Silver for Reducing Indoor Pollution

Clariant joined forces with Biospectrum to develop the first active against indoor pollution damage. This solution was recognized at in-cosmetics Latin America 2017 for its innovation, and took home a silver ITEHPEC award.

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