Recent in Feel Enhancer (page 7 of 9)

Ingredient Profile—Dimethicone

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.

Ecocert-approved Emulsifer and Deo Active

At In-Cosmetics in Barcelona, Dr. Straetmans will introduce a natural deodorant active and a w/o emulsifier.

Silicones for Feel in Hair and Skin Formulations

NuSil Technology LLC has introduced two silicones for personal care.

Plant-based Nylon-10,10 Powder for Color Cosmetics

Evonik has launched a plant-based nylon-10, 10 powder that contributes mattifying and oil-absorbing properties to color cosmetics.

Menthol Derivative Cooling Agent

Symrise has introduced a menthol derivative that is said to provide intense cooling in topical applications.

Substantive, Low Tack Polyhydric Alcohol Ester

The Lubrizol Corp.’s Noveon Consumer Specialties has created a polyhydric alcohol ester said to offer the comfort and targeted delivery of a heavy ester as well as the high slip and low tack of a light ester.

Comfortable Cosmetics

This issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine is all about making skin comfortable and improving skin feel. With respect to making sunburned skin more comfortable, the issue features an article by KM Hanson et al. on the antioxidants vitamin E and diethylhexylsyringlidene malonate in sunscreens for the prevention of UV-induced ROS.

Silicone Emulsifiers and Formulation Techniques for Stable, Aesthetic Products

Mastering formulating techniques with water-in-silicone emulsifiers can help cosmetic chemists create stable emulsions that combine distinctive aesthetics with improved performance. Here, the authors describe how altering parameters including the water to silicone/oil ratio, mixing processes, emulsifier levels, the nature of the external and internal phases, and the presence or lack of co-emulsifiers affect the characteristics of final formulations.

Sensory Enhancing Biopolymers for Skin and Hair

As a result of the partnership between Clariant and KitoZyme, Clariant is launching Touch of Nature, a range of Kitozyme's sensory enhancing biopolymers for skin, body and hair care formulations. The range will launch under the Clariant product lines: Vitipure, Velsan and Zenvivo.

Trimethylsiloxysilicate Film-Formers for Hair/Skin Feel

At In-Cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, BRB International BV will launch a trimethylsiloxysilicate line of film-formers for a variety of applications.

Vegetal-derived Emulsifiers for Improved Stability and Formula Efficiency

The quest for PEG-free surfactants and emulsifiers has led to new classes of vegetal-derived, ethylene oxidefree ingredients for environmentally friendly personal care products. Two such ingredients, described here, are based on the combination of olive oil and vegetable proteins with the first derived from oat and the second, with glutamic acid. These materials provide mildness and skin protection benefits.

Lavender Emollient Butter

Zenitech has added an emollient butter to its Zenifresh line that can be used in hair, skin and sun care products.

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