Recent in Colorant/Pigment/Hair Dye (page 5 of 6)
Oct 2, 2006 | Bud Brewster, C&T Magazine
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.
Oct 2, 2006 | Martha Graziano and Bharat Adhia, Eckart Cosmetic Colours LLC
Data reported here illustrates that metallic pigments enhance the effects of existing colorants, expanding the existing color palette available to cosmetic formulators. Compatibility, applications and their safety profiles also are described.
Jun 20, 2006
A brilliant new red pigment based on silica flakes has been added to the portfolio of EMD Chemicals/Merck KGaA…
May 1, 2006 | Bud Brewster
In the search for more exciting cosmetic colors, the cosmetic chemist can draw on colors that are more exciting by definition. They are the fluorescent colors.
Apr 28, 2006
Arkema launched an ingredient to reflect light and disguise the appearance of wrinkles...
Apr 27, 2006 | Phil Linz & Qinyun Peng, EMD Chemicals Inc.
Interference pigments have been used since the early 1970’s to provide iridescent, pearl-like and other effects to color cosmetics. Recent developments have pioneered a new generation of specialeffect pigments for cosmetics.
Apr 24, 2006 | Qinyun Peng and Mark Tellefsen, EMD Chemicals Inc.
Bismuth oxychloride –either high-luster dispersions or powder pigments – offers highluster pearlescence for lip, nail and hair products, and excellent skin feel and skin adhesion for other color cosmetic and personal care products.
Apr 12, 2006 | Juri J. Host´ynek and Howard I. Maibach
This is the seventh article in a series discussing metals in cosmetics. The series was introduced on Jan., 1, 1998, with a discussion of the toxic potential from metals absorbed through the skin.
Feb 28, 2006 | Emilie Desmarthon and Martine Seu-Salerno, LCW/Sensient Cosmetic Technologies
A co-precipitation process adapted from a conventional laking method permits the production of new colored lakes characterized by better tinctorial strength and purity. These pigments offer an alternative to mineral pigments.
Dec 13, 2005 | Jane Hollenberg, JCH Consulting
The specifications, advantages, disadvantages and handling considerations of carbon black are described, as this old cosmetic color additive – de-listed for 29 years – returns to use with a new name: D&C Black #2
Dec 13, 2005 | N. Portal, J. Guesnet, YSL Beaute; N. Abdul-Malak and E. Perrier, Coletica
Color fading and dulling of foundation pigments can be avoided by new coating materials and application techniques, as this article demonstrates in the case of a pearl protein extract applied by a fluid air bed coating technology. This technology also treats pigments and fillers to give them optical properties to improve skin radiance.
May 6, 2003 | Ken Klein
The word pearlescence (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) first appears in the English language in 1936 and is defined as "having a pearly appearance."