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Jun 19, 2007 | 03:38 PM CDT
R.T. Vanderbilt Co. Inc. has introduced a natural bentonite clay that is recommended as a suspension stabilizer, emulsion optimizer and rheology modifier for topical personal care products.
May 22, 2007 | 03:01 PM CDT
Meadowfoam oil has raised its profile as a key ingredient in personal care products, primarily due to its oxidative stability. Reportedly, it also can extend the shelf life of other less-stable ingredients.
Apr 24, 2007 | 04:15 PM CDT
Celanese Corp. has introduced a new polymer system that responds to the need for flushable nonwoven products that completely disperse when disposed into water.
Jan 22, 2007 | 10:18 AM CST
R.T. Vanderbilt has created a natural bentonite clay specifically for organic personal care products.
Oct 18, 2006 | 11:53 AM CDT
By: Ken Klein, Cosmetech Laboratories
Cosmetic chemists are being constantly bombarded by raw material suppliers promising the latest and greatest new chemistry.
Apr 27, 2006 | 09:19 AM CDT
By: Allison Hunter and Melanie Trevino, New Phase …
Linear polyethylenes and long-chain alcohols are alternatives to stearyl alcohol for gelling systems based on cyclomethicone. These materials have particular utility in formulations for antiperspirant or deodorant sticks and soft solids.
Apr 26, 2006 | 11:13 AM CDT
By: Christopher D. Vaughan, Susan M. Porter and Sh…
Spreading control agents used in the formulation of topically applied drugs, especially sunscreens, provide a method to control dosage and improve effectiveness. These materials have recently begun to solve the problem of insufficient product application in actual use.
Apr 24, 2006 | 11:23 AM CDT
By: Yun Shao, PhD, David Schlossman and Eric Smith…
Several types of PEG/PPG dimethicones and acrylate silicone copolymers were selected, and significant differences in their ability to disperse and stabilize pigments were studied. As the particle size got smaller, the color became deeper and stronger.
Apr 21, 2006 | 10:22 AM CDT
By: Arndt Schlosser and Bryan Fry, Wacker Silicone…
Silicone resins trimethylsiloxysilicate and Polymethylsilsesquioxane provide transfer resistance to cosmetic formulations. Phenylcontaining silicone resins additionally provide a high refractive index and gloss. A gelbased silicone resincontaining powder adds improved skin feel and oil absorption.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:17 AM CDT
By: James M. Wilmott, Barbara E. Brockway, PhD, Du…
The author describes how familiar hydrophobic materials can be formed into stable aqueous dispersions via an extraordinary high pressure, high shear process utilizing blends of alkylated phophatidyl choline.