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Mar 01, 2012 | 11:24 AM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
At first, this cosmetics R&D trade journal editor felt like a fish out of water at the Informex USA specialty chemicals exhibition. However, some novel nibbles and a few big catches were made there for personal care R&D.
Feb 09, 2012 | 02:01 PM CST
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, a US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., has added two oil-absorbing spherical powders to its KSP line of hybrid silicone powders. The line combines a silicone rubber core with a with a silicone resin shell to provide feel and visual benefits to cosmetic formulations.
Feb 07, 2012 | 11:02 AM CST
NuSil Technology LLC has introduced two silicones for personal care.
Jan 31, 2012 | 01:25 PM CST
In response to current and possible future restrictions on hydrofluorocarbon (HFC), Honeywell has introduced a propellant that performs like an HFC but exhibits favorable environmental properties.
Jan 04, 2012 | 09:09 AM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to hair care formulating.
Dec 28, 2011 | 09:54 AM CST
Evonik has launched a plant-based nylon-10, 10 powder that contributes mattifying and oil-absorbing properties to color cosmetics.
Nov 30, 2011 | 10:25 AM CST
At the 58th Sepawa Congress in Fulda, Germany, Interpolymer introduced a polymer designed for formulation of water-based nail polishes.
Oct 28, 2011 | 03:37 PM CDT
By: Stephen L. Kopolow, PhD; Yoon Tae Kwak, PhD; a…
This article describes a new synthetic thickener/stabilizer technology that provides these attributes. Although there area variety of raw materials used to thicken personal care products, few are sufficiently versatile to offer effective thickening, gelling and suspending properties for a wide variety of applications.
Oct 21, 2011 | 10:58 AM CDT
Oat Cosmetics has introduced a fine oat powder for use in natural cosmetic products. Superfine Oat Flour (INCI: Avena Sativa Kernel Flour) has shown oil absorption, thickening, gelling and texturizing benefits.
Oct 18, 2011 | 11:43 AM CDT
Rhodia has launched a rheology modifying polymer for personal cleansing solutions.