Formulating Aids

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How Do I Thicken my Cosmetic Formula

This article explains how to select a thickener from nine basic thickener groups that enable the chemist to change a product's viscosity and rheological properties, such as stability, feel and flow.

PFPE Phosphate: A Multifunctional Material

Chemically modifying a Z-type perfluropolyether by introducing phosphate groups yields a multifunctional material useful for preparing aqueous solutions, hydrogels and emissions. Formulation guidelines and cosmetic properties of the material are discussed

Zanthoxylum alatum Extract Inhibits Skin Sensitivity

A lipophilic extract from the fruits of the Chinese plant Zanthoxylum alatum Roxb can be diluted with oleyl alcohol to yield a cometic ingredient that soothes sensitive skin.

Castor Polyesters for Personal Care

Naturally occurring castor oil and succinic acid can be reached to make a polyester (such as castor succinate) and then functionalized to provide benefits in cosmetic formulations.

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