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Fulfill Your Film Curiosity

Films impart more than just a tacky layer on skin—they've gained formulators' attention for the protection they afford and the sensory characteristics they can provide. Researchers from Imperial College London studied their behavior more closely using a film formed by the antiperspirant active aluminium chlorohydrate with water and glycerol.

Milk Protein for Increased Skin Hydration in Rinse-off Applications

TRI-K Industries added a milk protein to its NPNF (non-paraben, non-formaldehyde) line that increases skin hydration in rinse-off products.

Problems with Skin Protectants Part 2, Theory and Perfluoropolyether Insights

Problems with skin protectants include unsatisfactory performance, poor prospects for improvement, and the lack of evaluation methods. Such problems were introduced in part 1 of this series. Here, theoretical aspects of skin protection and insights from perfluoropolyethers are discussed; concepts to push protectants to new efficacies will be covered in the final article of this series.

Modified Film-former for Flexible, Smooth Feel

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America recently launched its NBN-30-ID product based a silicone group introduced into polynorbornene, a rigid polymer.

Corel Pharma Chem Introduces Acrylate Polymer Hair Fixative

At in-cosmetics Asia, Corel Pharma Chem will introduce a cost-effective acrylate polymer hair fixative.

Shin-Etsu Develops Siliconized Pullulan Film-former for Long-wear Lip Formulations

In response to the demand of both mass and prestige consumers in the personal care market for products with more multi-tasking benefits, Shin-Etsu Silicones of America has recently developed a multifunctional siliconized pullulan film-former in isododecane that was designed for long-wear lip applications.

Corel Pharma Chem Introduces Acrylate Polymer Hair Fixative

At in-cosmetics Asia, Corel Pharma Chem will introduce a cost-effective acrylate polymer hair fixative.

Shin-Etsu Develops Siliconized Pullulan Film-former for Long-wear Lip Formulations

In response to the demand of both mass and prestige consumers in the personal care market for products with more multi-tasking benefits, Shin-Etsu Silicones of America has recently developed a multifunctional siliconized pullulan film-former in isododecane that was designed for long-wear lip applications.

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