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May 07, 2012 | 04:10 PM CDT
Croda Inc. presents ingredients focused on sensory benefits, i.e., look and feel; active conditioning; and UV protection, which the company demonstrates through four major market themes: create, indulge, protect and thrive.
Apr 27, 2012 | 12:35 PM CDT
According to a market report by ReportsnReports, the US silicones industry is expected to grow through the year 2016, with increasing output in cosmetics and personal care products.
Mar 30, 2012 | 04:27 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Obviously, personal care is personal, which creates a challenge to not only design the desired physical effects but also to interpret those effects as subjectively as the users will. This becomes more complex since sensory experience relates to user skin type, as Steventon describes in this issue. To some extent, however, consumers experience similar effects, which is where ingredients such as silicones and nanoparticles can be employed.
Mar 30, 2012 | 03:47 PM CDT
By: Xiao Wu, PhD, College of Pharmacy, University …
As the commercial applications of nanotechnology have increased in the past decade, a number of nanoparticles are now being used in cosmetic products with optimized sensory attributes and consumer-perceivable benefits. This article reviews various forms of nanoparticles used in the cosmetic industry, discussing their properties, interactions with the skin and potential health effects.
Mar 30, 2012 | 03:38 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Sophisticated texture and fragrance as part of a formulation’s aesthetics are important to the discerning consumer, and skin type is the primary influence behind how the consumer perceives a skin care product. For example, consumers with dry skin require a richer moisturizer, even though the product should absorb quickly for a smooth finish.
Mar 30, 2012 | 02:36 PM CDT
By: Michael J. Fevola, PhD
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), more commonly known as dimethicone, is the most widely utilized silicone material in cosmetics and personal care. It is found in a wide variety of rinse-off and leave-on products such as shampoos, hair conditioners, skin moisturizers and color cosmetics.
Mar 29, 2012 | 04:11 PM CDT
At In-Cosmetics in Barcelona, Dr. Straetmans will introduce a natural deodorant active and a w/o emulsifier.
Mar 01, 2012 | 03:48 PM CST
By: Malyn Chulasiri, PhD, Better Way (Thailand) C…
The article discusses the preparation of proliposome-coated mica harboring bioactives from plant origin that have skin-whitening/-lightening effects. The treated mica is incorporated into facial powder for skin-smoothing, -moisturizing and -lightening properties, which are evaluated here.
Feb 09, 2012 | 02:01 PM CST
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, a US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., has added two oil-absorbing spherical powders to its KSP line of hybrid silicone powders. The line combines a silicone rubber core with a with a silicone resin shell to provide feel and visual benefits to cosmetic formulations.
Feb 07, 2012 | 11:02 AM CST
NuSil Technology LLC has introduced two silicones for personal care.