Recent in Function (page 14 of 40)
May 21, 2014
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.
May 21, 2014
Lipotec has developed a topical marine-derived ingredient for increased metabolism and body slimming effects.
May 19, 2014
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.
May 12, 2014
The Lubrizol Corporation presents sensory and rheology innovations for skin and hair at booth 1323 during this week's NYSCC Suppliers' Day.
May 12, 2014
To gently preserve personal care systems, schülke inc. has launched euxyl K 900, a multifunctional system.
May 6, 2014
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.
Apr 24, 2014
A recent Letter to the Editor calls to question some details in the logic presented in an April 2014 Cosmetics & Toiletries article.
Apr 18, 2014
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.
Apr 11, 2014
Finding ingredients that provide unique textures and texture transitions are becoming more and more important to formulators worldwide. Grant Industries is up to this challenge with its new GRANSIL VX-418 ingredient and ICE CREAM REPAIR concepts.
Apr 8, 2014
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
Apr 3, 2014
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.
Mar 25, 2014
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.