- Active (497)
- Anti-irritant (118)
- Antimicrobial (96)
- Antioxidant (22)
- Colorant/Pigment/Hair Dye (100)
- Conditioner/Moisturizer (261)
- Delivery (161)
- Exfoliant (13)
- Feel Enhancer (184)
- Film-former (15)
- Formulating Aids (135)
- Fragrance (75)
- Preservatives (81)
- Repair (101)
- Rheology/Viscosity Modifier (93)
- Surfactant/Emulsifier (141)
- UV Filter (118)
Build a solid foundation in science, formulation and product development—find out more!
Most Popular in:
New in Conditioner/Moisturizer (page 17 of 27)
May 29, 2009 | 03:27 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
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 | 11:34 AM CDT
By: 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.
May 27, 2009 | 04:54 PM CDT
The butters not only offer a high level of moisturization, but will aid in cellular regeneration and free radical scavenging. The vitamin C content in these fruit butters will also aid in the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines
May 04, 2009 | 04:06 PM CDT
By: Matthias Hloucha, Hans-Martin Haake and Guadal…
In the present article, a renewable ingredient microemulsion is formulated that is free from ethoxylates and sulfate groups. Used as an additive, the material boosts the conditioning performance of shampoos and improves wet-combing performance by affecting phase separation. In addition, base formulas for standard and “green” shampoos are discussed.
Apr 14, 2009 | 11:02 AM CDT
Featuring tonic and antioxidant properties, the agent has a regenerating and repairing effect on dry, damaged and delicate skin and is also used for regular care of hair and skin.
Mar 06, 2009 | 03:52 PM CST
This molecular film is formulated to optimize the delivery of the proteolytic enzyme papain to address proper moisturization following exfoliation to avoid abnormal desquamation.
Feb 02, 2009 | 09:38 AM CST
Mibelle Biochemistry designed a protecting and soothing active ingredient to reinforce the skin’s natural defense system.
Jan 29, 2009 | 10:22 AM CST
The powder is formulated with a natural vegetable-based cationic guar gum that was selected for its high substantivity and low build up. A low molecular weight sodium hyaluronate was chosen for its ability to quickly penetrate to the deeper layers of the epidermis to hydrate and bind water.
Jan 27, 2009 | 05:10 PM CST
In the past three months, maca root has provided the key active ingredient in several new European skin care brands, including the Body Shop’s new range for men.
Jan 09, 2009 | 11:13 AM CST
This repair active is designed to stimulate epidermal regeneration and promote cutaneous repair by acting on keratinocyte differentiation in dry or damaged skin.