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Nov 11, 2013 | 03:00 PM CST
At in-cosmetics Asia, Naturex launched a line of 13 botanical oils that match sensorial and efficacy properties with social and environmental responsibility.
Nov 06, 2013 | 11:19 AM CST
Globally, the most popular claims in hair coloring new product launches are those that help to brighten or illuminate the hair.
Nov 06, 2013 | 10:10 AM CST
At in-cosmetics Asia, Induchem presented its collaboration with Biomod on whitening and advanced rejuvenation skin care gloves.
Nov 06, 2013 | 09:37 AM CST
TRI-K has launched a vegetable-based alternative to animal keratin to increase hair strength and elasticity for reduced breakage in hair.
Nov 06, 2013 | 09:20 AM CST
Croda Inc. has introduced the first in a line of sensory-driven emollients.
Nov 04, 2013 | 02:43 PM CST
By: Trefor A. Evans, TA Evans LLC; and Jennifer M.…
As the smallest alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), glycolic acid is frequently found in anti-aging products due to its ability to penetrate skin and reduce wrinkles, acne scarring, hyperpigmentation and other conditions. This work describes how it is also able to penetrate into hair and, in doing so, bring about a number of changes to the internal fiber properties.
Oct 30, 2013 | 11:50 AM CDT
The performance benefits of both animal and plant-based protein biopolymers have been known to personal care formulators for decades. Among the many applications for these naturally-derived ingredients, proteins have the ability to impart a multitude of conditioning benefits to hair because of the close similarity of their chemical composition to that of the hair.
Oct 30, 2013 | 11:02 AM CDT
Jeen International Corp. has launched a line of thickeners for personal care products.
Oct 23, 2013 | 10:05 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
There will always be room for improvement in the sun care industry, which continues to innovate worldwide with better UV filters, measurement techniques and finished formulations. This was reflected at the Florida chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' 2013 Sunscreen Symposium, which was held Sept. 18-21, 2013, in sunny Orlando, Florida.
Oct 23, 2013 | 08:59 AM CDT
Courage + Khazaka has upgraded its well-known TEWL and barrier function measurement device, the Tewameter, with three probe heads for better efficiency.