Recent in Conditioner/Moisturizer (page 4 of 9)

Hyaluronic Acid Butyric Esters for the Improvement of Skin Functionality

The versatility of hyaluronic acid is connected to not only its size, but also to inherent opportunities within the molecule for multiple bonds and for the differentiated release of bound functional molecules. Here, ester bonds are used to introduce substitutes for the material’s alcohol groups, thus providing elasticizing, moisturizing and antiaging benefits for skin care.

Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters to Potentiate Glycerin Moisturization

Hydrolyzed jojoba esters were incorporated into formulas including a lotion, hand sanitizer and nonwoven wipes. Small, well-controlled clinical studies were then conducted to compare the formulas with or without glycerin. Results show the esters can potentiate the skin moisturizing effect of glycerin under varying formula conditions. A mechanism of action also is discussed.

Adapting Formulas to Skin Moisture Needs: A Review

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.

Sucrose Ester Multilamellar Emulsifiers for Skin Moisturization

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.

Assessing the Targeting Conditioning Performance of Cationic Polymers

The distribution of a conditioning shampoo’s cationic polymers and silicone oils along the hair fiber defines its performance. Therefore in the present paper, researchers conduct spectroscopy and microscopy measurements to assess the polymer and silicone deposition of various conditioning systems on hair fibers, the results of which are used to compare efficacy.

Lipoid Forms Lipoid Kosmetik AG and Introduces Liposomal-encapsulated Plant Waters

The Lipoid Group has renamed its cosmetic activities Lipoid Kosmetik AG to reflect its acquisition of Cosmetochem AG. The newly formed company has also launched a line of plant-derived waters encapsulated in liposomes.

Antioxidant and Moisturizing Watermelon Seed Oil

Botanic Innovations has launched a watermelon seed oil from Africa that has antioxidant and skin moisturizing benefits.

Mintel Sees Rise in Moisturization Claims and Water Innovation

Mintel sees an uptick in consumer demand for products that feature hydration and moisturization, and more and more beauty brands are innovating using water.

Air Products Adds Moisture Retention Active to ROVI Line

Air Products improves moisture retention with the latest addition to its ROVI cosmetic active ingredient portfolio.

AAK Debuts Shea-based, Eco-friendly Ester

AAK Personal Care has extended its Lipex line of shea-based functional emollients with an eco-designed ester.

AAK Debuts Shea-based, Eco-friendly Ester

AAK Personal Care has extended its Lipex line of shea-based functional emollients with an eco-designed ester.

Improving Skin Moisturization with Polyglycerol-derived Plant Waxes

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.