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Prickly Pear Emollient

Seatons, the natural oil subsidiary of Croda International Plc, sourced prickly pear to create an emollient that protects skin from the elements.

Conditioning Agent for Fiber Alignment and Reduced Friction

Croda has launched a non-quaternized conditioning agent that is said to enhance fiber alignment and reduce friction between hair strands.

Properties of Vegetal Oil-based Creams in Skin Care

Tocopherols and tocotrienols are the major constituents of almond oil, safflower oil and palm oil. They are necessary for the normal growth and metabolism of healthy skin. These oils were formulated in nourishing skin care products and massage creams as part of stable o/w emulsions and were found to have excellent storage stability, flow properties, spreadability and moisturizing properties.

Dry Skin: Moisturizing and Emolliency

Youthful skin is perceived as moist (or at least nondry), clean soft and virtually free of wrinkles. As consumers advance in age, concern about dry skin increases, and simply washing with soap and water gives way to us of products designed to treat the symptom, which all end up bearing some version of a moisturizer.

Comparatively Speaking: Natural vs. Hydrogenated Butters

Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks Thomas O'Lenick, PhD, to explain the difference between hydrogenated butters and naturally occurring butters.

Ingredient Profile—Glycerin

Glycerin is a unique and versatile chemical with numerous applications; to adequately cover all of the aspects of this compound in a short column would be impossible. Therefore, this column will highlight some key facts about glycerin, but interested readers are encouraged to pursue further, more comprehensive reading on the ingredient.

Isorbide Skin Hydrator

Sytheon has dehydrated sorbitol to introduce a hydrating ingredient that is said to restore barrier homeostasis.

Eco-friendly Eyelash Enhancing Conditioner

Sederma has introduced an eyelash conditioner based on a vitaminated matrikine complex for an increased length, thickness and volume of eyelashes.

Eco-friendly Hair Conditioning Agent

Croda Inc. has introduced an eco-friendly hair conditioning agent that offers traditional performance and is biodegradable and nontoxic to aquatic life.

Chestnut Extract for Hair Moisturization, Protection

Phenbiox has introduced a Castanea sativa (chestnut) derived active produced via the company's enzymatic extraction process for hair moisturization and protection.

Apple Seed Oil Emollient for Skin, Hair Care

Seatons, the natural oil subsidiary of Croda International Plc, has launched an emollient oil to moisturize skin that is derived from apple seeds containing mono- and di-unsaturated fatty acids.

Conditioning Base for Hair Care Formulating Ease

Inolex has combined a fatty alcohol with an amidoamine, a neutralizing agent and a chelating agent to create a conditioning base for hair care that is designed for performance and ease of formulation.