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Mibelle Unveils Alpine Flower Stem Cell Active for Environmental Protection

At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Mibelle Biochemistry will unveil an alpine flower stem cell active designed to protect stem cells from environmental challenges to allow them to regenerate.

Micro Powders Launches Biodegradable PHB Exfoliant

Micro Powders Inc. commercially launched its biodegradable exfoliant technology.

Ascorbyl Lactoside: A New Vitamin C Derivative for Effective Skin Whitening

A new vitamin C derivative, ascorbyl lactoside (AsL), was synthesized and characterized for its stability and safety, and evaluated for anti-tyrosinase and melanin reduction effects. The material showed excellent whitening effects and exhibited better stability than ascorbic acid. It also possessed the lowest cytotoxicity, in comparison with ascorbyl glucoside, kojic acid and arbutin.

Shin-Etsu Presents Soft-focus Effect Finding on Silicone Powders

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc. presented new "soft-focus" findings on its KSP Series Hybrid Silicone Powders (100, 101, 102, 105, 300, 411, and 441).

Packaging as an Extension of Formulation

Mark White of Amway Corp., will explore how packaging can improve, increase or extend the delivery, efficacy and shelf-life of products during his presentation at the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit. "Aesthetic appeal is not the only reason for given personal care packaging designs—although it certainly helps," he notes.

Milk Protein for Increased Skin Hydration in Rinse-off Applications

TRI-K Industries added a milk protein to its NPNF (non-paraben, non-formaldehyde) line that increases skin hydration in rinse-off products.

Bicosome Encapsulates Carotene and Antioxidants for IR/UV Protection

At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Bicosome is launching a complex that boosts the skin's ability to protect against ultraviolet and infrared radiation.

A Brief Review of Polymer/Surfactant Interaction

In this article, the significance of parameters such as correlation length (blob size), micelle structure, comicellization, polymer adsorption conformation and coacervate structure are introduced with relevance to the conceptual appreciation of polymer-surfactant interactions and its bearing on recent advances in conditioning shampoos.

Troy Corp. Launches IPBC-customized Broad-spectrum Preservatives

Troy Corp. created a series of customized broad-spectrum preservative blends for personal care applications.

Ashland Launches Fixative Polymer for Hairspray

Ashland introduced a hair fixative terpolymer for hairsprays with lasting hold, stiffness and humidity resistance.