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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.

T-shaped Siloxane Microemulsion for Improved Hair Conditioning and Protection

Described here is a T-shaped cationic siloxane incorporated in a microemulsion to provide a high silicone character material with balanced solubility and high hair substantivity. Wet and dry combability and hair feel were evaluated by panelists, while combing force measurements and differential scanning calorimetry measured conditioning and heat protection, respectively. Color washfastness also was tested using a spectrophotometer.

Kline Provides Insights on Global Beauty Ingredient Market

The global market for beauty ingredients such as surfactants and polymers is dynamic, with a variety of factors—including emerging markets and eco-friendly trends—pushing it forward.

Reducing Hair Friction for Healthy Hair Movement

Croda partnered with The Centre for Visual Computing at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom to create the Hair Dynamics Test to measure the movement of healthy hair and compare it to the movement of damaged hair. Then, the research team at Croda set out to create a chemistry that would specifically seek to improve the movement of damaged hair by reducing inter-fiber friction.

T-shaped Siloxane Microemulsion for Improved Hair Conditioning and Protection

Described here is a T-shaped cationic siloxane incorporated in a microemulsion to provide a high silicone character material with balanced solubility and high hair substantivity. Wet and dry combability and hair feel were evaluated by panelists, while combing force measurements and differential scanning calorimetry measured conditioning and heat protection, respectively. Color washfastness also was tested using a spectrophotometer.

Amodimethicone Cationic Emulsion for Hair Care Conditioning

Chemsil Silicones Inc. has introduced a 35% active cationic emulsion for improved conditioning deposition in hair care applications.

BASF Partners with GIZ and Cargill for Sustainable Coconut Oil

BASF and Cargill have partnered with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to develop a certified coconut oil supply chain to enhance sustainability and improve the livelihoods of 2,500 coconut growers in the Philippines.

Silicone Hair Volumizer and Conditioner

Chemsil has combined a cationic hindered amino silicone polymer with an organic quaternium salt to create a microemulsion that increases hair volume while conditioning in conditioning hair formulations.

Croda Acquires Assets of Innovachem, LLC

Acquisition adds patented product portfolio to Croda’s range of ingredients, including a quaternized panthenol and multifunctional emollient ester with enhanced skin conditioning functionality.

Evidence for Moisturizer Efficacy

Moisturizers are used on all skin types to address a range of skin issues/needs. Main uses include: prevention in normal and dry skin, healing of irritated skin and treatment of diseased skin. It is difficult to clinically study the efficacy of moisturizers in a meaningful way.

Botanically Derived Emollient Base for Youthful Hydration

Floratech has introduced a botanically derived emollient base that delivers the human skin lipid profile of a healthy 22-year-old.

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