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Bakuchiol to Stabilize Retinol and Polyunsaturated Lipids

Bakuchiol, a meroterpene of plant origin, is examined here for its ability to stabilize retinol and polyunsaturated lipids. It was found to be approximately 60-fold more effective than natural tocopherol, under both photo-oxidative and singlet oxygen environments. An overview of retinol stabilization, lipid peroxidation and the unique role lipid peroxides play in biology also is included.

Clariant Shows Surfactants at in-cosmetics

Clariant brings four-in-one sensory, mild, performing and sustainable benefits with its GlucoTain surfactants.

Global Cosmetics Pigments Market Expected to Grow 7% by 2019

The global cosmetic pigments market is expected to register between $1.000 and $1.024 billion by 2019.

Natural Lactic Acid From Corbion Promotes Low-Odor Moisturization

Purac UltraPure is a pure, natural lactic acid that brings moisturizing and anti-aging properties to formulations where a low base odor is required.

BASF Highlights Color Pallette

BASF's “Ancient Wisdom,” a trend from its “Color Trends 2016” collection revolves around ideals of beauty and ideologies of the ancient world.

Biomimetic vs. Traditional Skin Moisturization: An In vivo Comparison*

To alleviate skin dryness, humectants and occlusive substances are traditionally used, mostly in combination. A third, relatively recent approach is biomimetic, i.e., active ingredients with lamellar structure containing skin-identical lipids. The aim of this study was to determine whether a biomimetic cream could deliver superior moisturization to human volunteers, compared with a conventional moisturizer containing petrolatum and mineral oil.

Evonik Adds Sustainable Cleansing Surfactant

A concentrated surfactant based on RSPO-certified sustainable palm kernel oil, Evonik's new TEGO Betain P 50 C lends an improved cost/performance ratio compared to standard CAPBs.

TRI-K Debuts Complex for Short- and Long-term Hydration

Fision Hydrate has been shown to reduce transepidermal water loss and increase barrier function.

BASF Presents Gold Mica for Sparkle and Glow

In addition to its range of gold pearls, the company launched Chione Celestial Gold, a new generation of gold synthetic mica with a pure white gold shade, able to give cosmetics from lip gloss to body serum a shimmering glow and shine.