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Nov 12, 2010 | 10:17 AM CST
Ingredients produced from the cocoa tree may be in short supply and more expensive in 20 years, according to a report that cocoa farmers are abandoning their crops.
Nov 09, 2010 | 05:04 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
Chosen biweekly by Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine editor, for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features recently issued patents relevant to hair care, styling and growth.
Nov 04, 2010 | 10:02 AM CDT
Dow Personal Care has introduced a non-cationic conditioning polymer designed for use in hair care products to strengthen hair by binding to the hair shaft and replace fatty acids stripped from the cuticle—without causing buildup.
Oct 25, 2010 | 10:26 AM CDT
Oat Cosmetics has launched a fine, soluble oat flour designed to provide gelling and colloidal properties to hair and skin care formulations.
Sep 29, 2010 | 10:36 AM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Moisturization in skin care formulations requires an understanding of clinical needs, relevant biological targets and the aesthetic preferences of consumers. The efficacy of moisturizers must be established in vivo due to consumer interest in both visual and instrumental validation. This review outlines the challenges of formulating moisturizing facial skin care products in line with such principles.
Sep 29, 2010 | 10:33 AM CDT
By: My Trinh Luu and Michel Mercier, MMP Inc., and…
In the present article, a topical emulsifier blend comprising two sucrose esters at low use levels and one solid fatty alcohol is described. This composition was designed to make the use of sucrose esters in formulations more cost-effective. The blend is shown to form multilamellar liquid crystalline networks for various benefits including skin moisturization, which is assessed here.
Sep 22, 2010 | 09:24 AM CDT
By: Kelly Dobos, Kao Corp., and Anthony J. O'Lenic…
The following excerpt is adapted with permission from an article by Kelly Dobos of Kao Corp., titled, "How Do Skin Moisturizers Work," which was featured on the Chemist's Corner. The article discusses how moisturizers work on skin with respect to the three main ingredient categories: humectants, emollients and occlusive agents.
Sep 13, 2010 | 10:19 AM CDT
TRI-K Industries has launched a hydrolyzed quinoa protein that is said to moisturize and repair hair.
Sep 09, 2010 | 10:35 AM CDT
International Specialty Products (ISP) has launched a line of skin care ingredients derived from natural sources. The line can be formulated into a variety of personal care products.
Sep 08, 2010 | 08:51 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Tony O’Lenick asks Art Hein of Jarchem to explain the difference between linear, branched and unsaturated alcohols and acids. These properties can be used by the formulator to choose the correct ester for a given formulation.