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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.
This paper describes an approach to systematically investigate the intrinsic effects of emulsifiers, quantify them and translate them into consumer preferences. These are processed mathematically and displayed in a simplified, two-dimensional map to assist formulation work.
Symrise’s multifunctional stabilizer SymSave H (INCI: Hydroxyacetophenone), launched in July 2013, was awarded the SEPAWA association's Innovation Award 2013 during the group's recent event, held in Fulda, Germany.
Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and related peripheral markets. This edition features inventions relevant to sun care.
Jeen International Corp. has launched a line of thickeners for personal care products.
Symrise has introduced a multifunctional stabilizer for cosmetics that also exhibits antioxidant, soothing and preservative boosting functions.
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.
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.
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.
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.