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Jul 21, 2010 | 09:34 AM CDT
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. has developed a low residual dimethicone alternative to D5 siloxanes and D5 derivative materials for application in hair care, sunscreens, skin care and color cosmetics.
Jul 14, 2010 | 11:34 AM CDT
NuSil Technology LLC has launched a water-soluble, silicone-glycol copolymer that functions as a wetting agent and emulsifier in hair care formulations.
Jul 06, 2010 | 11:16 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
In the present discussion of fatty alcohols, fatty acids and esters, Tony O’Lenick recruits Ismail Walele of Phoenix Chemical to explain the differences between them.
Jun 28, 2010 | 03:57 PM CDT
By: Eric Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Polymer use began in the 1800s with cellulose derivatives, the vulcanization of rubber, and styrene synthesis; but in reality, it started more than four million years ago with the formation of DNA and proteins. Polymers are a diverse class of chemistry. By definition, they are large molecules made up of chains or rings of linked monomer units—simple reactive building blocks. Smaller molecules or monomers are combined to form polymers that possess a characteristic chain structure of multiple repeating units that can be related or different.
Jun 24, 2010 | 09:54 AM CDT
Evonik Industries has launched a sustainable, enzymatically produced emollient of a high purity that is designed to impart a smooth, non-oily feel to skin care formulas.
May 13, 2010 | 11:23 AM CDT
Hallstar has developed a silicone fluid to enhance the stability of the UVA filter avobenzone by quenching its excited state, as well as improve the feel and spreadability of sunscreen formulations.
Mar 24, 2010 | 07:47 AM CDT
Polymers from corn starch have been shown to provide desirable sensorial attributes to personal care products while complying with natural claims. In addition to acting as a bulking agent, moisture absorber and actives carrier, corn starch has also shown to soothe skin while providing a powdery after feel and reducing shine.
Mar 23, 2010 | 04:26 PM CDT
Fiberstar Inc. will launch an emulsion stabilizer derived from orange pulp with a chemical composition that imparts both hydrophilic and lipophilic properties during In-Cosmetics in Paris.
Mar 10, 2010 | 09:15 AM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
According to Tony O'Lenick, dimethicones are a series of silicone polymers that contain only M and D units, whereas simethicone is a mixture of polydimethylsiloxane and silica gel.
Jan 26, 2010 | 03:13 PM CST
Grant Industries has created a s/w dispersion that improves skin feel while allowing for a natural claim.