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Jan 06, 2006 | 10:32 AM CST
Ciba Specialty Chemicals highlights a new conditioning polymer for relaxed and damaged hair.
Jan 05, 2006 | 10:39 AM CST
Colonial Chemical highlights a new high molecular weight (HMW) betaine that is naturally derived from linoleic acid.
Jan 04, 2006 | 12:44 PM CST
By: Vijai K. S. Shukla and Kaustuv Bhattacharya, I…
Use of rosemary extracts to provide oxidative stability to various natural oils and exotic butters offers a way for formulators to reduce the use of synthetics and chemicals in skin care products.
Jan 04, 2006 | 12:42 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC; Kirk N.…
Silicone compounds resemble organic compounds in their ability to make derivatives, but they are fundamentally different because they are equilibrium products. The nature of the equilibrium and the composition of the equilibrium mixture are the key factors. This is important because cyclic compounds are undesirable in personal care products.
Jan 04, 2006 | 10:49 AM CST
A new natural scrubbing agent from Croda is said to provide visual enhancement to skin care formulations.
Jan 02, 2006 | 01:16 PM CST
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
The dynamic duo of fragrance and personal care products share more than consumer demand -- they share their formulators’ quest for global harmonization, need to meet consumer demands and overall concern for the safety of consumers. Ladd Smith, president of the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM), explained some of the issues faced by the fragrance industry.
Jan 02, 2006 | 01:13 PM CST
By: Bud Brewster
What happens when you put fragrance into an emulsion? How will it affect the emulsion? What controls how the fragrance will be released? How can you design a formulation that achieves the desired formulation characteristics and fragrance release?
Jan 02, 2006 | 12:45 PM CST
By: James Ziming Sun, PhD, and James W. Parr, Schw…
This article focuses on the physical principles of nonaqueous emulsions and their practical applications in preventing discoloration from ascorbic acid, hydroquinone and dihydroxyacetone.
Jan 02, 2006 | 12:41 PM CST
By: J. Guth, PhD, and C. Cappabianca, Lonza Inc.
Safflower oleosomes isolated in the form of a naturally occurring emulsion can be useful to the cosmetics marketplace to deliver the emolliency, occlusivity and antioxidant effects without the need for other emulsifiers. In addition, safflower oleosomes can be used as the nonactive portion of the oil phase of a typical cosmetic formulation.
Jan 02, 2006 | 12:38 PM CST
By: Anja Gestmann, PhD, and Judith Bucher, Nationa…
In the presented study, researchers suggest that acrylates/aminoacrylates/C10-30 alkyl PEG-20 itaconate copolymer serves to stabilize hydroxypropyl starch phosphate polymer in surfactant systems, and also enables hydroxypropyl starch phosphate polymer to further build viscosity.