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Mar 02, 2011 | 03:25 PM CST
By: Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson Cons…
Polyquaternium-6 (PQ-6) is the polymeric quaternary ammonium salt derived from the homopolymerization of diallyldimethylammonium chloride (DADMAC) monomer.
Feb 04, 2011 | 11:02 AM CST
At In-Cosmetics in Milan, Lipotec will introduce an active similar to hyaluronic acid that helps skin to retain water for a moisturizing and wrinkle-reducing effect.
Dec 01, 2010 | 08:54 AM CST
Quinoa Pro EX (INCI Name: Hydrolyzed Quinoa) is a hydrolyzed quinoa protein from TRI-K Industries that is designed to bind to the hair shaft and penetrate the cortex, bringing moisture and repair deep into the hair.
Nov 30, 2010 | 03:36 PM CST
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Moisturizers are an important category of personal care products, and such formulas are designed to add moisture to the skin. Developing a good moisturizer requires carefully balancing the ingredients in a formula so that, upon application, the product maintains proper water content in the skin, i.e., 10–30%, to maintain its plasticity and barrier integrity.
Nov 15, 2010 | 11:52 AM CST
International Specialty Products (ISP) has sourced flax seed to design an ingredient that boosts skin lipid synthesis in the stratum corneum for optimized lipidic homeostasis and improved skin protection.
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.