Recent in Feel Enhancer (page 6 of 9)

Seppic and Coatex Partner for Personal Care Polymers

Seppic has entered into a partnership with Coatex to develop a new line of personal care polymers. Under the agreement, the new line of polymers will be manufactured by Coatex and marketed by Seppic.

Silicone Copolymer Emulsion for Hair Moisturization

Dow Corning has launched a silicone hair moisturizer for premium shampoos, rinse-off conditioners and leave-in conditioners.

Succinic Acid Emollients for Natural Skin Feel and Shine

Inolex has launched a range of 100% natural and sustainable emollients using bio-based succinic acid from BioAmber.

Tara Gum for Emulsion Thickening and Texturizing

Seppic has launched a thickening and texturizing polymer that is 100% plant-derived.

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Sensory in Cosmetics

The sensory world is fueled by research conducted in different disciplines such as biology, neurobiology and sense chemistry. It extends to many industrial sectors where perception elements are crucial, including cosmetics.

Water-soluble Silicone Wax for Feel in Hair and Skin Care

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America (SESA), a US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Japan, has introduced a water-soluble silicone wax that imparts desirable sensorial properties.

Styling Polymer for Hold in Aerosols

DSM has created a styling polymer for aerosol hair sprays that offers hold and fast drying without stickiness.

Improving Skin Feel, Stability

Grant Industries will present ingredients designed to improve the skin feel and stability of formulas, such as silicone elastomer gels, silicone products, microsphere powders, silicone copolyol surfactants, physical UV dispersions, silicone acrylate resins, active delivery systems and more.

Sense, Repair and Protect

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.

Growth in Silicones Forecasted Through 2016

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.

Compass—Feeling Out Consumers

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.

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