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Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. has entered personal care with Elevance Smooth, a line of plant-based multifunctional polymers, and Elevance Soft, a line of plant-based emollients.
At in-cosmetics Asia, Corel Pharma Chem will introduce a cost-effective acrylate polymer hair fixative.
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.
L’Oréal EverCurl Scupt & Hold Cream-Gel combines a rich, hydrating cream that conditions with a styling gel that shapes and holds curls without weighing hair down.
Living Proof’s Prime Style Extender promises to “protect and extend the life of your style twice as long.” This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.
EMD Chemicals' performance materials division has launched a line of boron nitride functional fillers for cosmetics.
Wacker showcased a new generation of aminofunctional film-forming silicone emulsions for hair care applications at this year’s FCE Cosmetique in São Paulo, Brazil.
NuSil Technology LLC has introduced two silicones for personal care.
At In-Cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, BRB International BV will launch a trimethylsiloxysilicate line of film-formers for a variety of applications.
Last month’s “Ingredient Profile” column reviewed polyquaternium-6 (PQ-6), the cationic homopolymer of diallyldimethylammonium chloride (DADMAC). In relation, this month’s column examines its cousin, polyquaternium-7 (PQ-7), one of the most widely used and cost-effective conditioning polymers for personal care applications.