Recent in Function (page 12 of 40)
Jan 28, 2015
In this article, the significance of parameters such as correlation length (blob size), micelle structure, comicellization, polymer adsorption conformation and coacervate structure are introduced with relevance to the conceptual appreciation of polymer-surfactant interactions and its bearing on recent advances in conditioning shampoos.
Jan 27, 2015
Troy Corp. created a series of customized broad-spectrum preservative blends for personal care applications.
Jan 26, 2015
Ashland introduced a hair fixative terpolymer for hairsprays with lasting hold, stiffness and humidity resistance.
Jan 21, 2015
At the 2014 Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Annual Scientific Meeting and Technology Showcase, Dow Corning unveiled a frizz control solution for water-based hair care formulations.
Jan 21, 2015
Naolys is using lilac to repair and add shine to hair. Healthy Shine Lilac has a multifunctional effect on hair, acting on all three parts of the hair: the root, the scalp and the shaft.
Jan 14, 2015
Penford Products, a division of Penford Corp., introduced a biobased deposition and conditioning polymer for personal care.
Jan 13, 2015
Rahn introduced a mechanical exfoliating agent derived from a sediment on the sea floor. Fossil Peeling Powder (INCI:Diatomaceous Earth) is a medium granulometry powder with good skin properties and compatibility.
Jan 7, 2015
Mibelle Biochemistry created a heptapeptide that helps the skin protect itself from oxidative stress at the cellular level.
Jan 6, 2015
Cosmetics & Toiletries is excited to once again add Ni'Kita Wilson to its lineup with the new column, "Formulating On Trend." She previously authored the "Read the Label" column. In her new focus, Wilson will identify hot cosmetic trends and address how the formulator can utilize novel technologies to create these popular effects.
Dec 17, 2014
Evonik has launched a hair conditioning agent with an improved sustainability profile.
Dec 9, 2014
A new cationic homopolymer-based technology was designed to provide long-lasting conditioning to damaged hair without product buildup. Its mechanism, in situ controlled flocculation, is described here, and its capability to restore hydrophobicity to damaged hair is shown. Techniques are detailed for measuring silicone deposition, conditioning performance, hydrophobicity and buildup on hair.
Dec 3, 2014
Today's formulator is busy, and their task of creating innovative formulations is boosted by new multifunctional ingredients. The concept of delivering two highly desired benefits for personal care in one product is one of great appeal to formulators globally.