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Jun 03, 2008 | 11:45 AM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Are we as an industry sick with green? Consumer markets in general are saturated with a haze of green thought and activity, which of course is beneficial for and considerate of the planet on which we live—and frankly, long overdue.
Jun 03, 2008 | 10:54 AM CDT
By: Michael J. Fevola, PhD; Louis Gentner; Nawaz A…
Personal lubricants (PLs) have gained tremendous popularity primarily because of their ability to enhance the comfort and pleasure of intimate activities. These formulated medical devices rely on polymers to deliver lubricity, viscosity and distinct rheological characteristics. Various polymer chemistries enable modern PLs to provide long-lasting lubrication and unique sensorial experiences...
Feb 29, 2008 | 10:40 AM CST
By: Eiko Oshimura, PhD, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Amino acids are taken up by hair and assist in improving hair surface hydrophobicity, tensile strength and luster. This article discusses interactions between amino acids and hair.
Feb 27, 2008 | 09:29 AM CST
Sea buckthorn oil, extracted from the seeds and berries, is a natural remedy for treating certain types of ulcers and skin conditions since it has healing and emollient properties.
Jan 04, 2008 | 10:25 AM CST
By: J.W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
This column will discuss ways in which ingredients can positively affect the partition coefficient of the active between the formula and the skin. By carefully selecting the emollients used in a formulation, formulators can increase the delivery and clinical efficacy of a formulation without increasing the level of the active ingredient.
Dec 27, 2007 | 04:08 PM CST
Presperse has recently launched what it dubs a safer alternative to cyclomethicone.
Dec 03, 2007 | 11:34 AM CST
By: Claudius Schwarzwälder, Jean Verlinden, Heidem…
Crotonic acid/vinyl C8–12 isoalkyl esters/VA/bis-vinyldimethicone crosspolymer is a new hybrid polymer for use in hair sprays. This highly branched block copolymer is shown to give hair a firm hold yet soft, natural feel. It is recommended for use in quick-drying, low-tack hair sprays with high water content.
Sep 14, 2007 | 04:38 PM CDT
U.S. Cosmetics Corp. has introduced a new feel enhancer for color cosmetics.
Sep 11, 2007 | 03:02 PM CDT
Laboratoires Sérobiologiques, a business of Cognis Care Chemicals, has launched an exfoliator based on natural clay that can be used in a wide range of cosmetic formulations.
Jul 17, 2007 | 03:43 PM CDT
Procter & Gamble researchers have recently discovered that a specific polymer within the cassia plant may be effective as an ingredient in hair care products.