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Considerations for Phospholipid Emulsifiers

Phospholipids have become indispensable ingredients in the personal care industry, not only for their primary emulsification function, but also for their delivery, moisturization and anti-irritant benefits. This column reviews the characteristics of phospholipids, addresses potential formulation issues with them, and suggests potential methods to overcome these issues.

A Brief Review of Polymer/Surfactant Interaction

In this article, the significance of parameters such as correlation length (blob size), micelle structure, comicellization, polymer adsorption conformation and coacervate structure are introduced with relevance to the conceptual appreciation of polymer-surfactant interactions and its bearing on recent advances in conditioning shampoos.

Clariant Launches Sugar-based Surfactants for Mild Hair/Skin Cleansing

Clariant has launched a range of sugar-based surfactants that effectively cleanse the skin and hair while being mild and having pleasant sensorial effects.

Facial Cleansing with Mild Surfactants

Cleanser technology has come a long way from a “cleansing only” concept to one that includes other benefits such as moisturization, and marketing efforts have focused on these additional ingredients and claims.

Greentech Launches Soft Butter Line for Sensory, Emulsification and Skin Benefit

Greentech has launched a range of 3-in-1 actives that emulsify, consistute the oily phase and improve biological activity. GreenSofts combine the properties of soft butters with sensory and auto-emulsion capacities.

Kao Identifies Algae Enzyme for Sustainable Surfactant Possibility

In researching algae at its Eco Technology Research Center, Kao Corp. has identified an enzyme that can produce a large number of medium chain fatty acids, which could lead to a non-food source of raw materials for surfactants and an alternative to palm oil and coconut oil.

Innospec Adds Mild Surfactant for Gentle Cleansing

Innospec Performance Chemicals has added a very mild surfactant to its Iselux line.

Coast Southwest Introduces Olive Oil Emulsifiers

Coast Southwest introduced Olivatis, a line of olive oil-derived emulsifiers manufactured by Medolla Cosmetic Specialty Ingredients.

Seppic Launches Natural and Biodegradable Solubilizer

Seppic has launched a 100% natural and sustainable solubilizer derived from sugar and castor seeds.

Pilot Chemical Adds Sulfate-free Surfactant Blend to Offering

Pilot Chemical has launched a new sulfate-free surfactant blend.

Pilot Chemical Adds Sulfate-free Surfactant Blend to Offering

Pilot Chemical has launched a new sulfate-free surfactant blend.

Lubrizol Introduced High-foam, Plant-based Surfactant for Cleansing

Lubrizol Advanced Materials has created a concentrated, plant-based surfactant that provides rich creamy foam in cleansing applications.