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Mar 13, 2013 | 10:41 AM CDT
Croda partnered with The Centre for Visual Computing at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom to create the Hair Dynamics Test to measure the movement of healthy hair and compare it to the movement of damaged hair. Then, the research team at Croda set out to create a chemistry that would specifically seek to improve the movement of damaged hair by reducing inter-fiber friction.
Mar 12, 2013 | 03:15 PM CDT
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics will introduce an active that fights infra'aging at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris.
Mar 12, 2013 | 02:43 PM CDT
NuSil Technology LLC will enter the skin care market with its debut of CareSil, a new business unit in silicone materials for skin care.
Mar 12, 2013 | 02:13 PM CDT
At in-cosmetics in Paris, Naturochim will introduce the latest additions to its Premium Organic line of butters, avocado and a coconut.
Mar 06, 2013 | 04:14 PM CST
Research conducted at UCLA with scientists from Washington University in St. Louis and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute has made an interesting discovery about Propionibacterium acnes that may affect the prevention and treatment of the disorder.
Mar 06, 2013 | 10:48 AM CST
At in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris, Lonza Personal Care will launch a combination of two fermented microbes grown simultaneously to create a competitive environment for survival.
Mar 05, 2013 | 03:32 PM CST
Patent Picks—Lotion-infused Hand Towels; Homarine and Erythritol; MNTF Peptides and More for Moisturization
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies to moisturize and rejuvenate skin.
Mar 05, 2013 | 03:07 PM CST
Grant Industries has created a mercapto-containing dimethicone copolymer to improve adhesion to fiber surfaces in straightening, styling and anti-frizz applications. It has also launched two sensory-enhancing silicone materials for water-based applications.
Mar 05, 2013 | 11:35 AM CST
By: C. Hartung, PhD; U. Kortemeier; U. Westerholt;…
Described here is a T-shaped cationic siloxane incorporated in a microemulsion to provide a high silicone character material with balanced solubility and high hair substantivity. Wet and dry combability and hair feel were evaluated by panelists, while combing force measurements and differential scanning calorimetry measured conditioning and heat protection, respectively. Color washfastness also was tested using a spectrophotometer.
Mar 05, 2013 | 11:02 AM CST
By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Co…
Lip balms or salves constitute a special category of protecting and soothing cosmetics. They are intended to be applied to the lip pseudo-mucosa to relieve the signs and symptoms of skin dryness and chapping. Their function and formulation are described here.