Recent in Conditioner/Moisturizer (page 9 of 9)

Comparatively Speaking: Silicone Anionics and Cationics vs. Soft Complex for Hair Care

The presence of ionic groups affects silicone in an analogous way to how ionic groups affect fatty surfactants. Here, Tony O'Lenick explains how molecular modifications to silicones can result in ionic complexes that are soluble in water and compatible with each other.

Fruit-derived Emollients for Skin Care

Desert Whale has launched two emollients derived from fruit; one using lime oil with a twist, i.e. hydrogenated vegetable oil to improve barrier function, and another that combines a number of fruit oils for skin care.

Stimulating NMF Production in Skin

Sederma has created an active that stimulates two enzymes involved in filaggrin metabolism to synthesize the skin's natural moisturizing factor (NMF).

Polymers for Hair Conditioning, Styling and Shine

DSM Nutritional Products has launched a range of polymers for hair care benefits including moisturization, color protection, conditioning, softening and combability, among others.

Shea, Soy Combo for Lip Moisture and Shine

AAK has combined shea and soy to heal, soothe, moisturize and add non-sticky shine to lip care products. This vegetable-derived ingredient is said to be odorless, colorless and tasteless, and in addition to lip care, it is recommended for skin care products.

Organic Grape Water with Energizing Benefits

During In-Cosmetics 2010 in Paris, Gattefossé will add an organic grape water to its Original Extract line.

Moisturizing Cucumber Oil

Seatons, the vegetable oil specialists from Croda International Plc, will introduce a moisturizing cucumber oil at In-Cosmetics in Paris.

Gascony Plum Sourced for Exfoliation and Moisturization

Naturochim has sourced different parts of the Gascony plum to introduce an oil, a butter and scrubs for a variety of personal care applications at In-Cosmetics in Paris.

Comparatively Speaking: Guerbet Alcohol vs. Linear Fatty Alcohol

Industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains that Guerbet alcohols have significantly lower melting points than the linear alcohols with the same number of carbon atoms, which makes them highly desirable in the personal care market.

Sunflower Seed Oil for Dry/Aged Skin

This sunflower seed oil from Laboratoires Expanscience was designed to promote the synthesis of key epidermal lipids in dry, atopic and mature skin.

Comparatively Speaking: Dimethicone vs. Simethicone

According to Tony O'Lenick, dimethicones are a series of silicone polymers that contain only M and D units, whereas simethicone is a mixture of polydimethylsiloxane and silica gel.

Jojoba and Shea Butter for Moisture and Skin Feel

Desert Whale is launching a self-emulsifying butter made from jojoba and shea at In-Cosmetics Paris.