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Croda Facility to Produce Sustainable Non-ionic Surfactants

May 6, 2015C&T Editors

Croda will manufacture sustainable non-ionic surfactants at a new $170-million plant near its Atlas Point manufacturing facility in New Castle, DE.

Seppic Launches Anti-aging Active Ingredient

May 6, 2015

Seppic's Ceramosides HP is a natural active ingredient that benefits the skin's pores and, in low doses, visibly improves skin texture.

Marshmallow to Freesia: New Fragrance Trends

May 6, 2015

SevenScent releases top trends.

Halder Takes on CEO post at Kolb

Apr 29, 2015C&T Editors

Uwe Halder is the new CEO of Kolb, a Hedingen, Switzerland-based manufacturer of non-ionic surfactants.

Bakuchiol to Stabilize Retinol and Polyunsaturated Lipids

Apr 23, 2015Ratan K. Chaudhuri, PhD, Sytheon Ltd., Boonton, NJ US; and Boxin Ou, PhD, International Chemistry Testing, Milford, MA USA

Bakuchiol, a meroterpene of plant origin, is examined here for its ability to stabilize retinol and polyunsaturated lipids. It was found to be approximately 60-fold more effective than natural tocopherol, under both photo-oxidative and singlet oxygen environments. An overview of retinol stabilization, lipid peroxidation and the unique role lipid peroxides play in biology also is included.

Global Cosmetics Pigments Market Expected to Grow 7% by 2019

Apr 22, 2015

The global cosmetic pigments market is expected to register between $1.000 and $1.024 billion by 2019.

Clariant Shows Surfactants at in-cosmetics

Apr 22, 2015

Clariant brings four-in-one sensory, mild, performing and sustainable benefits with its GlucoTain surfactants.

Biomimetic vs. Traditional Skin Moisturization: An In vivo Comparison*

Apr 15, 2015Petya Todorova, Peter Grant-Ross and Slobodanka Tamburic, School of Management and Science, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK; Ritva Kurimo, Laurea University of Applied Science, Vantaa, Finland

To alleviate skin dryness, humectants and occlusive substances are traditionally used, mostly in combination. A third, relatively recent approach is biomimetic, i.e., active ingredients with lamellar structure containing skin-identical lipids. The aim of this study was to determine whether a biomimetic cream could deliver superior moisturization to human volunteers, compared with a conventional moisturizer containing petrolatum and mineral oil.

BASF Highlights Color Pallette

Apr 15, 2015

BASF's “Ancient Wisdom,” a trend from its “Color Trends 2016” collection revolves around ideals of beauty and ideologies of the ancient world.

Natural Lactic Acid From Corbion Promotes Low-Odor Moisturization

Apr 15, 2015

Purac UltraPure is a pure, natural lactic acid that brings moisturizing and anti-aging properties to formulations where a low base odor is required.

BiotechMarine Cultures Microalgal Cells for Antioxidant Protection

Apr 8, 2015

BiotechMarine, a subsidiary of Seppic, launched its first Celebrity macroalgal cell culture innovation.

IBR Shields Skin From Pollution for Anti-aging Benefit

Apr 8, 2015

IBR Ltd. created an aqueous extract of Asteriscus Graveolens to shield the skin from pollution damage.

BASF Presents Gold Mica for Sparkle and Glow

Apr 8, 2015

In addition to its range of gold pearls, the company launched Chione Celestial Gold, a new generation of gold synthetic mica with a pure white gold shade, able to give cosmetics from lip gloss to body serum a shimmering glow and shine.

TRI-K Debuts Complex for Short- and Long-term Hydration

Apr 8, 2015

Fision Hydrate has been shown to reduce transepidermal water loss and increase barrier function.

Evonik Adds Sustainable Cleansing Surfactant

Apr 8, 2015

A concentrated surfactant based on RSPO-certified sustainable palm kernel oil, Evonik's new TEGO Betain P 50 C lends an improved cost/performance ratio compared to standard CAPBs.

Lachemi Creates Antimicrobial for Broad Application

Apr 7, 2015

Lachemi Chemorgs P. Ltd. introduced an antimicrobial that was optimized to exhibit a well-balanced antimicrobial spectrum against microorganisms that play a role in skin disorders such as dandruff, athlete’s foot, acne, skin odor and hand bacteria.

Ashland Sources Yeast for Skin Improvement Through Circadian Regulation

Apr 7, 2015

Ashland applied the science of circadian regulation to skin care by creating an extract from yeast protein that may help to maintain skin’s cellular rhythm and guard against UV damage in vitro for healthy-looking skin.

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