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Solvay plans to build a specialty surfactant plant in Genthin, Germany to serve its home, industrial and personal care customers in Central and Eastern Europe.
Whether your bubbles foam or lather, your hair takes a wild turn, or your wellness weighs on the health of microbes, Cosmetics & Toiletries aims to connect the dots.
Soliance is debuting three new ingredients at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris: a hair shine ingredient, a plant-based solubilizer and a sustainable surfactant.
PEG-2 caprylylamine, when used as an adjuvant surfactant formulated in a basic cleanser, can significantly increase lathering rate, as sensory evaluations, dynamic and static surface tension measurements, and the Ross-Miles method show here. Mechanisms of action for this new field of research also are discussed.
The global market for beauty ingredients such as surfactants and polymers is dynamic, with a variety of factors—including emerging markets and eco-friendly trends—pushing it forward.
BASF and Cargill have partnered with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to develop a certified coconut oil supply chain to enhance sustainability and improve the livelihoods of 2,500 coconut growers in the Philippines.
Innovation is key for ingredient manufacturers wishing to prosper in the future, states John Madden, global head of ingredients research at Euromonitor.
From cover to cover, this issue is packed with approaches to create and measure experiences in personal care, which nicely matches this year’s new “give it a try” sentiment—after all experiment leads to experience.
To maximize perfume delivery from structured cleansing formulations, the fragrance must be introduced before structuring the formulation into multilamellar vesicles. Structured formulations fragranced in such a way are shown here to improve perfume deposition and duration versus micellar systems, with no negative impact on perfume burst during use.
Solvay has acquired Sunshield Chemicals Ltd., an Indian surfactants producer.