Recent in Feel Enhancer (page 8 of 12)
Jan 4, 2011
Grant Industries Inc. has created a water-soluble silicone wax that delivers a lubricious, silky feel to water-based products such as face toners, serums, gels, wipes and body washes.
Dec 20, 2010
Dow Corning has introduced a silicone resin that forms a flexible, durable film and is resistant to wash-off and rub-off, allowing formulators to create long-lasting, comfortable color cosmetics.
Dec 8, 2010
Seatons, the natural oil specialist subsidiary of Croda International Plc, has launched a sensory guide to aid formulation chemists.
Nov 30, 2010 | Ling-Chiao Chen, Shih-Jung Wu and Christina Huang, Corum Inc.
It has been hypothesized that vanillyl butyl ether (VBE) has the same warming and vasodilation mechanisms as capsicum. Thus, VBE was formulated at various levels into cream formulations and applied topically to the forearms of 21 individuals. Following application, changes in blood cell flux (BCF) were investigated using a laser speckle contrast imager.
Nov 22, 2010
Noveon Consumer Specialties, a subsidiary of the Lubrizol Corp., has developed a styling polymer to allow the formulator to tailor the stiffness of the product without significantly changing its viscosity or flow characteristics.
Aug 9, 2010
Croda has sourced seafoam clay to form a hydroglycolic extract with the ability to absorb oil, soothe, impart radiance and remineralize skin in cosmetic applications.
Jul 21, 2010
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.
Jun 24, 2010
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.
Mar 24, 2010
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.
Jan 26, 2010
Grant Industries has created a s/w dispersion that improves skin feel while allowing for a natural claim.
Dec 1, 2009 | Durga D. Kulkarni, Jimmy R. Dordi and Sunder N. Mahadevan, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.
Vegetable oil-based esters are shown by the authors to improve the tactile attributes of vegetable oil by lowering its viscosity and improving its spreadability, in addition to providing environmentally friendly options for cosmetic chemists.
Nov 18, 2009 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
Alkyl silicone compounds can be effective in oil-based systems, as they are soluble (i.e. clear when added) and lower surface tension when added to oils. They first lower surface tension by increasing their concentration at the interface, then they form micelles.