Recent in Conditioner/Moisturizer (page 10 of 16)
Mar 4, 2010
Desert Whale is launching a self-emulsifying butter made from jojoba and shea at In-Cosmetics Paris.
Dec 30, 2009 | Paula Lennon, PhD, and Jean-David Rodier, Gattefossé SAS
While the claims used for skin care are becoming more and more varied, moisturization remains the priority. In this article, a method of improving the moisturization of cosmetics is described involving the use of a polyglycerol-derived blend of vegetable waxes to protect the skin from dehydration and to boost the moisturizing capacity of emulsions.
Dec 22, 2009
Rahn has launched an eco-friendly moisturizer for skin and hair based on an extract of Avena strigosa (black oats) that supports the skin's natural moisturizing factor.
Dec 1, 2009
To support the skin’s natural mechanism of moisturization, Laboratoires Serobiologiques has developed a calcium compound and ceramidase inhibitor combination to restructure and fortify dry, fragile skin by regulating epidermal homeostasis.
Nov 13, 2009
Alban Muller International has launched a line of oil-soluble plant complexes, all with different skin or hair benefits.
Oct 30, 2009 | Hans-Martin Haake, Werner Seipel and Sybille Cornelsen, Cognis GmbH
Here, a micro-wax dispersion is shown to provide conditioning and anti-hair breakage properties. The authors incorporated the material into test shampoos, compared them with two silicone-based benchmarks, and found the micro-wax shampoos provided comparable conditioning and improved hair breakage prevention performance. Results were confirmed in a hair washing test.
Oct 21, 2009
Jarchem has announced the latest addition to its portfolio of rainforest-inspired butters and oils, a tucuma butter with high levels of vitamin A and other acids, to soften skin and revitalize hair.
Aug 13, 2009
Waitiki Biosciences delivers moisture into the hair cuticle with its latest hair care offering based on low molecular weight chondroitin sulphate, small peptides and amino acids.
Jul 21, 2009 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
An emollient is a material that soothes and softens the skin. Most emollients used in personal care are lipids or silicones. Similarly, a humectant helps retain moisture in skin.
Jul 1, 2009
Research suggests that both topical and oral lutein can increase skin hydration and decrease skin lipid peroxidation, providing antiaging benefits to skin.
May 29, 2009 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Considering the demand for potent actives, this issue of C&T magazine features an article by Sabarinathan describing the nourishment of skin cell mitochondria as an antiaging approach. Also related to skin health, Wiechers considers orthorhombic phase stabilization as a novel mechanism for moisturization.
May 29, 2009 | Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
While humectants and occlusive agents are the most commonly accepted approaches to moisturize skin, earlier work indicates a third approach: orthorhombic phase stabilization. In the present article, the author describes this novel mechanism of hydration and its detection by conventional and nonconventional methods, suggesting this approach could serve as a basis for all skin moisturizing therapies.