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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.
Dec 23, 2005 | 06:09 PM CST
By: Ratan K. Chaudhuri, Cristina Hwang, Germain Pu…
The three major causes of premature photoaging of skin can be reduced by using low molecular weight tannins of Phyllanthus emblica fruit extract. Product description, standardization, stability and formulation guidelines are discussed.
Dec 23, 2005 | 06:06 PM CST
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The importance of participating in the FDA’s Voluntary Registration of Cosmetics Formulations program is reviewed, and that program’s data on the frequency of use of preservatives is presented.
Dec 23, 2005 | 06:04 PM CST
By: Valerie Vignier, Anne-Marie Mounier and Veroni…
Spores of Bacillus subtilis and selected molds were used to demonstrate the impact of different thermodynamic water activities on the behavior of microorganisms inoculated in makeup powders with or without preservatives.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:51 PM CST
By: C. Wood, S. Nguyen-Kim and P. Hoessel,l BASF A…
Data on friction, hardness, tack and other mechanical properties obtained from a nanoindenter on an atomic force microscope combined with conventional stress strain measurements demonstrate the potential of VP/methacrylamide/vinylimadazole copolymer , a new hairstyling polymer.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:50 PM CST
By: Stephanie Chiron
Cationic guars have demonstrated ability to manage the surface of the hair. This article discusses their physico-chemical properties, their hair conditioning and repairing properties, and their impact on foam sensorial aspects.