Recent in Colorant/Pigment/Hair Dye (page 4 of 5)

Neelikon Offers Personal Care Pigments

Neelikon Food Dyes and Chemicals Limited now offers a range of colors for cosmetic and personal care applications.

P&G Reduces Fiber Damage with New Technology

Procter & Gamble (P&G) Beauty has uncovered a new hair color chemistry that delivers color with less fiber damage.

Pigments, Pigments, Everywhere...

Korean scientists are fundamentally different in their approach to cosmetics. They are just that little bit smarter than the rest of us, in that they use pigments to fill up lines and wrinkles for immediate antiaging benefits.

New Black Pigment Approved By FDA

D&C Black No. 3, or "bone black," has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for formulation into eye shadow, eyeliner, mascara and face powder.

Encapsulated Organic Colorants to Mimic Naturally Flawless Skin

In the present study, researchers discuss the benefits of using encapsulated organic colorants in cosmetic foundations, including higher chroma shades with tunable opacity, increased color variation of the foundation and a surface energy profile optimized to skin.

Ciba Launches Pigment Line at in-cosmetics

Ciba entered the decorative cosmetics market with a new line of cosmetic grade pigments.

A Controllable Progressive Hair Dye Process

Product innovation consistently sparks new consumer interest in hair coloring. The application of the product must be convenient and simple; therefore, a gradual color-enhancement shampoo is a preferred choice for its ease of application and needless color commitment.

Bench & Beyond: Red and Wed in Indian Traditional Color Cosmetics

This column discusses the different decorative cosmetics used in Indian tradition.

BASF Focuses on Effects Pigments

BASF Corp. will hone in on four themes for 2008 color cosmetic trends: calming, narrative, resonating and polychromatic.

Permanent vs. Transient Pigment Coating

Industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between a pigment with a permanent coating and a transient coating.

Ancient Hair Dye Ties to Nanotechnology

Scientific findings have revealed that hair dye has been around for nearly 2,000 years...

Bench & Beyond: Pigment Ideas from the Kingdoms of Animals and Microorganisms

Butterflies, bacteria, yeast and fungi are providing new ways to color cosmetics, thanks to recent developments in microscopy, microbiology, nanotechnology and biotechnology. Although cosmetic colorants are highly regulated, certain colorants from plants and minerals do not require certification and have long histories of use in cosmetics.