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Sep 11, 2012 | 11:04 AM CDT
Seppic has launched a thickening and texturizing polymer that is 100% plant-derived.
Aug 15, 2012 | 01:13 PM CDT
By: Monique Adamy, Anne-France Leron, Charles Phan…
Described herein is a hydrophobically-modified acrylic copolymer, polyacrylate-33, which is designed for low-to-medium surfactant-containing cleansers. The ingredient is shown to display high thickening efficiency and good suspension properties and shear-thinning rheology in sulfate-based and sulfate-free chassis. Further, it enables transparent formulations in the presence of salt with improved foaming and sensorial properties.
Aug 15, 2012 | 01:07 PM CDT
By: Steven Abbott, PhD, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd. an…
This article deliberately pushes the boundaries for cosmetics scientists, showing how the much-used phase inversion temperature (PIT) technique is a limiting special case of a more versatile, rational approach to surfactant optimization: HLD-NAC. This simple way of understanding the basic interactions within emulsion formulations can be generalized to create totally new ways of formulating stable emulsions.
Aug 15, 2012 | 11:45 AM CDT
By: Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder; and Marie Olla…
Acrylate-based ingredients have been modified over the past decades, and their benefits are increasingly evident in many industries outside of cosmetics, such as paints, coatings, inks, textiles, etc.
Jul 10, 2012 | 09:23 AM CDT
DSM has created a styling polymer for aerosol hair sprays that offers hold and fast drying without stickiness.
Jun 20, 2012 | 11:54 AM CDT
The scrutiny over Cocamide DEA in cosmetic applications is not new; for the past decade, its safety has been debated. While it is widely used, many chemists still may look to remove it from existing formulations, creating the need for alternatives. To overcome this obstacle, Croda has developed two near “drop-in” replacements for Cocamide DEA.
May 08, 2012 | 03:47 PM CDT
Grant Industries will present ingredients designed to improve the skin feel and stability of formulas, such as silicone elastomer gels, silicone products, microsphere powders, silicone copolyol surfactants, physical UV dispersions, silicone acrylate resins, active delivery systems and more.
May 08, 2012 | 01:57 PM CDT
The HallStar Company will showcase recent innovations using its ethylhexyl methoxycrylene photostabilizer, which stabilizes sensitive ingredients and enables sunscreen formulators to meet and exceed international requirements for sun care.
May 04, 2012 | 01:33 PM CDT
Lubrizol will showcase three product innovations including a fixative polymer for styling mousses, a polymer for improved electrolyte compatibility and a thickener for mild surfactant formulas, among others.
May 04, 2012 | 12:46 PM CDT
Gelest will showcase its specialty silanes and silicones as reactive surface treatments to tailor the properties of surfaces during Suppliers' Day.