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Under-eye Circles, Dryness, Dandruff and More Targeted by New Actives

Active ingredients to treat under-eye circles, body odor, skin dryness and dandruff, as well as 'green' skin care butters, are among several new offerings from Greentech.

'Improved Antioxidant Penetration': Letter to the Editor

A recent Letter to the Editor calls to question some details in the logic presented in an April 2014 Cosmetics & Toiletries article.

Novel Azobenzene Compound to Extend and Reactivate UV Protection

Two azobenzene compounds were synthesized and combined in liposomal membranes. Their physico-chemical properties and biocompatibility were evaluated. The safer one was chosen, and its protective function for UVA and UVB were tested in vitro and in vivo. This azobenzene liposomal formulation provided good efficacy with longer shelf life, which could be utilized as a novel kind of repeated UV absorber.

Optimizing Formula Efficacy at C&T Summit

Numerous tools are available to the cosmetic scientist to evaluate and optimize the efficacy of his/her cosmetic treatment. During the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit, Roger McMullen will present a hands-on workshop exploring approaches to do just this. Register now—space is limited.

New in-cosmetics Launches from Dow Consumer & Industrial Solutions Target Texture, Multifunctionality

Two new formulations innovations being launches at in-cosmetics 2014 from Dow Consumer & Industrial Solutions are aimed at improving beauty product multifunctionality and product texture.

Gel Network Fundamentals at C&T Summit

Gel networks are at the base of many modern skin care products and hair conditioners, and their formulation is fairly straightforward. During the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit, George Deckner and Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., will present, in hands-on formulation workshops, the practical aspects of gel network-based o/w emulsions for skin and hair care.

Grant Industries Targets Texture with Silicone Wax, Ice Cream Concept

Grant Industries has developed Gransil VX-418 to address new product texture trends in skin care, color cosmetics and hair care.

Evonik Solubilizes Lipophilic Ingredients in Water-based Formulations

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Evonik will unveil its naturally derived solubilizer for lipophilic and natural oils. TEGO Solve 61 is a PEG-free solubilizer developed for the incorporation of lipophilic components into water-based formulations.

Induchem Introduces Biodegradable, Non-irritating Exfoliant for Skin and Scalp

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Induchem will launch a natural exfoliant that is both biodegradable and non-irritating to sensitive skin. Biogomm'age is composed mostly of cellulose, to make it sustainable and biodegradable unlike plastic microbeads. In addition, the exfoliator does not scratch or tear sensitive skin like many natural exfoliants.

Croda Seals Hair Cuticle with Copolymer

Croda has launched an ingredient designed to smooth cuticles that have been damaged or lifted by the bleaching or styling processes.

Mibelle Sources Extremophile Algae for Cell Longevity

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Mibelle Biochemistry will launch an anti-aging active derived from algae that is able to grow on glaciers and permanent snow.

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