Recent in Conditioner/Moisturizer (page 7 of 16)
Jan 5, 2012 | Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson
Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride (GHPTC) is one of the most widely used cationic polymers in the personal care industry. GHTPC is employed primarily as a conditioning agent in shampoos and body washes. In many of these rinse-off products, it is also a critical deposition aid for the delivery of active ingredients and hydrophobic conditioning agents, e.g., silicones, to the skin and hair.
Nov 22, 2011
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has launched a renewable, biobased propylene glycol that meets United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the US Department of Agriculture's Certified Biobased Product Label standards.
Nov 16, 2011
Seatons, the natural oil subsidiary of Croda International Plc, sourced prickly pear to create an emollient that protects skin from the elements.
Oct 31, 2011
Croda has launched a non-quaternized conditioning agent that is said to enhance fiber alignment and reduce friction between hair strands.
Oct 5, 2011 | Kedar Kumthekar and Jayashree Nagarkar, PhD, Institute of Chemical Technology, Deemed University
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.
Sep 8, 2011 | Bernard Idson, PhD, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin
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.
Aug 2, 2011 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC; and Thomas O'Lenick, PhD, SurfaTech Corp.
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks Thomas O'Lenick, PhD, to explain the difference between hydrogenated butters and naturally occurring butters.
Aug 1, 2011 | Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson
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.
Jul 20, 2011
Sytheon has dehydrated sorbitol to introduce a hydrating ingredient that is said to restore barrier homeostasis.
Jun 14, 2011
Sederma has introduced an eyelash conditioner based on a vitaminated matrikine complex for an increased length, thickness and volume of eyelashes.
Jun 14, 2011
Croda Inc. has introduced an eco-friendly hair conditioning agent that offers traditional performance and is biodegradable and nontoxic to aquatic life.
Jun 3, 2011
Phenbiox has introduced a Castanea sativa (chestnut) derived active produced via the company's enzymatic extraction process for hair moisturization and protection.