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Induchem Creates Extra Small Visual Beads Naturally

Induchem used its unique manufacturing system to create small spherical beads from cellulose and sugar that provide visual effects in cosmetic formulas.

Coast Southwest Introduces Olive Oil Emulsifiers

Coast Southwest introduced Olivatis, a line of olive oil-derived emulsifiers manufactured by Medolla Cosmetic Specialty Ingredients.

Greentech Fights Underarm Bacteria to Prevent Odor

Greentech has designed an active to fight underarm odor while maintaining skin microbiome homeostasis.

Silab Debuts Seaweed Extract for Anti-glycation

Silab has introduced a seaweed extract that limits cellular and tissue damage caused by glycation and Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs).

A&E Connock Introduces Expanded Natural Exfoliant Range

A&E Connock has debuted its expanded range of natural exfoliants to the personal care industry. The range was extended in response to increased interest from manufacturers seeking natural alternatives to plastic microbeads.

Modified Film-former for Flexible, Smooth Feel

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America recently launched its NBN-30-ID product based a silicone group introduced into polynorbornene, a rigid polymer.

Eco-friendly Exfoliants and Fine Powders Address Microbead Concerns

Micro Powders Inc. has introduced several new eco-friendly exfoliants and fine powders, addressing recent concerns over synthetic microbead particles in the environment.

Silicone Glycerol Emulsifier for Multi-functional, PEG-free Cosmetics

Dow Corning has launched its ES-5600 Silicone Glycerol Emulsifier, a water-in-oil emulsifier with diglycerol hydrophilic functionality that enables exceptional performance in polyethylene glycol (PEG)-free systems.

Engineering Sensory in Personal Care

At the C&T Summit, one lab in the day two sessions will cover the technical aspects of how to create sensory effects in formulations; then classes will break into teams, each of which will be given a mock marketing brief and a palette of sample formulas with different aesthetics. In this second portion, led by S. Peter Foltis (L'Oréal USA) and Leslie Harris (SkinCeuticals/L'Oréal USA), the teams will evaluate the samples, come to a consensus, and discuss which best meets the target application given in the mock briefs and why.

Plankton Body Slimming

Lipotec has developed a topical marine-derived ingredient for increased metabolism and body slimming effects.

Behenamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate for Hair Conditioning

Combining quaternary ammonium and phosphate structures results in a material with amphoteric characteristics. Here, the authors describe behenamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, which was assessed in shampoo and conditioner bases for hair conditioning, softening, combability and anti-static properties; subjective panelist evaluations also were conducted.

Sensory, Rheology Solutions at Suppliers' Day

The Lubrizol Corporation presents sensory and rheology innovations for skin and hair at booth 1323 during this week's NYSCC Suppliers' Day.

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