Recent in Function (page 5 of 40)
Aug 22, 2016
With the various approaches to provide anti-pollution benefits, bitop AG targets particles, heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) with its 28Extremoin ingredient, featured at in-cosmetics North America.
Aug 22, 2016
Jojoba oil is projected to reach US $254.2 million by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. The increasing penetration of jojoba oil in cosmetic products, including lipsticks, shampoos and conditioners, and skin creams and moisturizers, is expected to be a major factor in promoting growth.
Aug 10, 2016
The FDA has approved Galderma Laboratories’ Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene gel 0.1%) for OTC use, the first in a class of drugs known as retinoids to be made available OTC for the treatment of acne.
Aug 10, 2016
With natural products and ingredients trending for sensitive care products, schülke announced the relaunch of euxyl K 903, now with natural tocopherol. This preservative meets natural certifications and is gentle and efficient.
Aug 3, 2016
Films impart more than just a tacky layer on skin—they've gained formulators' attention for the protection they afford and the sensory characteristics they can provide. Researchers from Imperial College London studied their behavior more closely using a film formed by the antiperspirant active aluminium chlorohydrate with water and glycerol.
Jul 19, 2016
AmorePacific developed the ingredient with 3D molecular modeling, which allowed the material to achieve greater stability and a stronger brightening effect compared to Kazinol F.
Jul 11, 2016
Formulators in the cosmetics industry continue to search for oligomers that can overcome common nail gel coating issues such as low gloss, color drift, regulatory compliance, and premature chipping.
Jul 8, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Science can be sexy, we're just not used to flaunting it. But maybe the point is that good science should secretly function and go unnoticed. This column highlights my top three picks for 'secret' trends in formulation.
Jul 6, 2016 | David Peter, John Stanek and Melinda Wochner, CoValence Laboratories, Chandler, Arizona, USA; Shyam Gupta, Ph.D., Bioderm Research, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Retinaldehyde is suitable for many skin care applications, and when combined with other substances becomes even more versatile. One of its newest topical delivery systems provides multifunctional opportunities.
Jun 30, 2016
Sit back in awe with color as BASF launched its Colors & Effects pigment brand. The brand complements five key industries and underlies the key strengths it brings to the market.
Jun 7, 2016
Relieve dryness and help spice up life in the bedroom with PrivateRx’s Personal Vaginal Lubricant. With a water-based and silicone blend, the long-lasting lubrication provides various benefits for women.
Jun 2, 2016
Keep your eyes on the prize with Merlot Skincare's First Crush. This product helps eliminate acne, resulting in a clear face and confidence for the user. The acne treatment is an easy one-step process that helps get rid of facial blemishes.