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Nov 18, 2014
Amyris Inc. unveiled its second ingredient for the personal care market, an expansion of its Neossance Squalane product
Nov 1, 2014
Alternative hydrocarbons, esters, ethers and emollients aim to replace D5, and to a lesser extent, low viscosity silicone fluids—and many of them meet the mark. However, a second look at why silicones are being replaced is advised. Formulators may want to evaluate the data themselves for both safety and environmental aspects to make their own judgments.
Aug 20, 2014
Lonza has launched an ester that conditions skin, has good spreadability and leaves a dry, powdery after feel.
May 22, 2014
At the C&T Summit, one lab in the day two sessions will cover the technical aspects of how to create sensory effects in formulations; then classes will break into teams, each of which will be given a mock marketing brief and a palette of sample formulas with different aesthetics. In this second portion, led by S. Peter Foltis (L'Oréal USA) and Leslie Harris (SkinCeuticals/L'Oréal USA), the teams will evaluate the samples, come to a consensus, and discuss which best meets the target application given in the mock briefs and why.
Apr 16, 2014
Finding ingredients that provide unique textures and texture transitions are becoming more and more important to formulators worldwide. Grant Industries is up to this challenge with its new GRANSIL VX-418 ingredient and ICE CREAM REPAIR concepts.
Mar 25, 2014
Grant Industries has developed Gransil VX-418 to address new product texture trends in skin care, color cosmetics and hair care.