Recent in Conditioner/Moisturizer (page 2 of 7)

Formulating On Trend: Hydration

How can hydration be considered a trend, when it never went away? It is not so much about the act of hydrating so much as it is “what” and “how” hydration is being delivered. From gel-crème textures to next-generation hyaluronic acid and electrolytes, hydration has taken front and center.

Penford Develops Biobased Conditioning Polymer for Skin and Hair

Penford Products, a division of Penford Corp., introduced a biobased deposition and conditioning polymer for personal care.

Evonik Launches Eco-friendly Hair Conditioning Agent

Evonik has launched a hair conditioning agent with an improved sustainability profile.

Lasting Hair Conditioning via In situ Controlled Flocculation

A new cationic homopolymer-based technology was designed to provide long-lasting conditioning to damaged hair without product buildup. Its mechanism, in situ controlled flocculation, is described here, and its capability to restore hydrophobicity to damaged hair is shown. Techniques are detailed for measuring silicone deposition, conditioning performance, hydrophobicity and buildup on hair.

Delivering Skin Moisturization from a Surfactant Cleanser

The instrumental and sensorial studies described here assess the ability of a test moisturizing product, at 1% in a surfactant system, to physically improve skin moisturization and structural condition, as well as provide a consumer-perceivable sensorial benefit. Changes in skin protein content, visible skin dryness, trans-epidermal water loss, corneometry and sensorial characteristics were measured and analyzed.

Clariant Introduces Sustainable African Oil for Hair and Skin

Clariant has introduced a multifunctional African hair oil that has benefit for both hair and skin. Plantasens Abyssinian Oil is a versatile oil that presents an opportunity for personal care formulators to combine natural product claims supporting radiant skin and lustrous, healthy hair for consumers.

Lonza Quaternizes Larch Tree Extract to Create Hair Conditioning Polymer

Lonza Personal Care has boosted the natural hair care and film-forming benefits of its larch tree active LaraCare A200 (Galactoarabinan), by enriching it further with quaternization technology to create a hair conditioning polymer.

Croda Sources Pea Superfood for Hair and Skin Ingredients

Croda used its 40-year experience with proteins to make two new ingredients from the superfood Pisum sativum (pea).

Behenamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate for Hair Conditioning

Combining quaternary ammonium and phosphate structures results in a material with amphoteric characteristics. Here, the authors describe behenamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, which was assessed in shampoo and conditioner bases for hair conditioning, softening, combability and anti-static properties; subjective panelist evaluations also were conducted.

Croda Seals Hair Cuticle with Copolymer

Croda has launched an ingredient designed to smooth cuticles that have been damaged or lifted by the bleaching or styling processes.

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