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Naturex Introduces Eutectys Collection

Naturex plans to introduce Eutectys, a new botanical extract collection consisting of six extracts.

Bakuchiol to Stabilize Retinol and Polyunsaturated Lipids

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.

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.

Ashland Launches Fixative Polymer for Hairspray

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

Swallowfield Debuts Aerosol Body Butter Technology

Swallowfield plc has developed an aerosol spray for body butters, believed to be the first of its kind.

Silicone Glycerol Emulsifier for Multi-functional, PEG-free Cosmetics

Dow Corning has launched its ES-5600 Silicone Glycerol Emulsifier, a water-in-oil emulsifier with diglycerol hydrophilic functionality that enables exceptional performance in polyethylene glycol (PEG)-free systems.

Optimizing Formula Efficacy at C&T Summit

Numerous tools are available to the cosmetic scientist to evaluate and optimize the efficacy of his/her cosmetic treatment. During the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit, Roger McMullen will present a hands-on workshop exploring approaches to do just this. Register now—space is limited.

Gel Network Fundamentals at C&T Summit

Gel networks are at the base of many modern skin care products and hair conditioners, and their formulation is fairly straightforward. During the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit, George Deckner and Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., will present, in hands-on formulation workshops, the practical aspects of gel network-based o/w emulsions for skin and hair care.

Evonik Solubilizes Lipophilic Ingredients in Water-based Formulations

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Evonik will unveil its naturally derived solubilizer for lipophilic and natural oils. TEGO Solve 61 is a PEG-free solubilizer developed for the incorporation of lipophilic components into water-based formulations.

Dr. Straetmans Introduces Solubilizer for Water-based Products

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Dr. Straetmans is launching the second generation of PEG-free solubilizers.

Isopentyldiol for Improved Sensory, Formulation and Manufacturing Benefits

A novel safe hydrotrope and wetting agent with exceptional skin feel is evaluated here for its solvent power and versatility in cosmetic formulas. Key features examined are sensory properties, hair feel modification and improvement of foam performance in skin cleansers.

Isopentyldiol for Improved Sensory, Formulation and Manufacturing Benefits

A novel safe hydrotrope and wetting agent with exceptional skin feel is evaluated here for its solvent power and versatility in cosmetic formulas. Key features examined are sensory properties, hair feel modification and improvement of foam performance in skin cleansers.

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