Recent in Formulating Aids (page 7 of 9)
Dec 3, 2009
This patent-pending, natural shea butter allows formulators to add high levels of shea functionalities including emoliency and unsaponifiables (6-8%) to aqueous formulations between 1-20%.
Dec 1, 2009 | Prapaporn Boonme, Mattha Aporn, Sirowan Khwankaew, Wiwat Pichayakorn, Pilaiwan Prapruti and Somsak Boromthanarat, Prince of Songkla University
In the present article, sago starch-containing perfumed and cooling body powders are formulated and their physicochemical properties for potential skin irritation are examined. The results indicate that sago starch could potentially be used as the main component in body powders.
Nov 19, 2009
Colonial Chemical has developed a concentrated dispersion of pearlizing compounds for bath and shower applications that is free of sulfates and ethylene oxide.
Jun 12, 2009
The emulsifier is especially useful in liquid foundations where it assists in dispersing color pigments.
Apr 17, 2008
Momentive Performance Materials introduced a personal care gel designed to enhance the benefits of boron nitride powder.
Feb 5, 2008 | Florence Nicholas and Jeff Brooks, New Phase Technologies
Hyperbranched polyalphaolefins offer distinctive functional and aesthetic properties due to their branch-on-branch configuration. In anhydrous stick formulations containing polyethylene or other crystalline waxes, the addition of hyperbranched polyalphaolefins is shown in this article to lower pour points by as much as 10C, increase gloss, modify structure and improve formula stability.
Jan 16, 2008
Sinerga has introduced a mild and ecological solubilizer able to replace the aggressive non-ionic surfactants deriving from polyethylene.
Nov 20, 2007
Sensient Cosmetic Technologies—LCW has introduced a fluorosilane treatment (FS) for inorganic and organic colorants, fillers and color extenders.
Jun 19, 2007
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
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
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
R.T. Vanderbilt has created a natural bentonite clay specifically for organic personal care products.