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Jun 17, 2013 | 02:35 PM CDT
Formulating high-performance skin care systems at low pH levels (4.0 to 5.5) can be beneficial for consumers and formulators in many ways, according to Florence Pecquerie, applications scientist and formulator for Lubrizol. Here, she reviews the current knowledge on skin surface pH, discusses the importance of pH on the efficacy of organic acid preservatives in formulation and introduces a new crosslinked acrylic acid homopolymer.
Jun 11, 2013 | 04:31 PM CDT
Evonik has introduced two new raw materials: a polyacrylic acid copolymer rheology modifier for mild cleansing and a silicone-based emulsifier for w/o color formulations.
Apr 09, 2013 | 01:43 PM CDT
At in-cosmetics 2013, Croda will be introducing a host of sensorial ingredients across the skin, sun and hair care categories in addition to debuting new formulations for the Asian and Latin American markets.
Apr 02, 2013 | 04:13 PM CDT
Gattefossé is focusing on red fruit for its launches at in-cosmetics 2013. The company will add cherry and cranberry waters to its Original Extracts line of vegetal waters, which now complies with the COSMOS standard.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:56 PM CDT
Soliance is debuting three new ingredients at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris: a hair shine ingredient, a plant-based solubilizer and a sustainable surfactant.
Jan 22, 2013 | 05:24 PM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to hair care, including hair styling, conditioning, colorstay and more.
Jan 15, 2013 | 03:19 PM CST
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC has launched an Innovation Award program for companies using its Zemea Propanediol in their cosmetic and personal care ingredients or formulations.
Dec 05, 2012 | 10:11 AM CST
Berg + Schmidt has created a natural emulsifier and thickener based on fruit and cereal fibers.
Dec 04, 2012 | 04:18 PM CST
A report by the Freedonia Group Inc. has forecasted US demand for natural polymers to grow 6.9% annually to US $4.6 billion in 2016.
Dec 04, 2012 | 11:45 AM CST
By: Marie Ollagnier; Gordon Hsu, PhD; Bryan Moran;…
Skin care formulations often are enriched with high levels of electrolytic ingredients for various skin benefits. However, these have a negative impact on the viscosity, texture and stability of a system. Described in this article is a multifunctional polymer that is designed to provide excellent electrolyte resistance along with a pleasant sensory profile, as will be shown.