- Active (497)
- Anti-irritant (118)
- Antimicrobial (96)
- Antioxidant (22)
- Colorant/Pigment/Hair Dye (100)
- Conditioner/Moisturizer (261)
- Delivery (161)
- Exfoliant (13)
- Feel Enhancer (184)
- Film-former (15)
- Formulating Aids (135)
- Fragrance (75)
- Preservatives (81)
- Repair (101)
- Rheology/Viscosity Modifier (93)
- Surfactant/Emulsifier (141)
- UV Filter (118)
Build a solid foundation in science, formulation and product development—find out more!
Most Popular in:
New in Surfactant/Emulsifier (page 4 of 15)
Jan 05, 2012 | 03:23 PM CST
By: Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson; Cam…
Market trends are driving the development of polymer and surfactant ingredients toward natural origins—in particular, plants. In this article, the authors review some of the recent trends in green surfactants and polymers for hair care. One interesting technology transfer trend is the use of hydrogen-bonded supramolecular networks to produce self-healing fixative films.
Dec 02, 2011 | 03:01 PM CST
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Bubbles are an integral part of this issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine—in the form of cleansing products and the ingredients employed therein.
Dec 02, 2011 | 02:05 PM CST
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
The primary purpose of a shampoo is to clean the hair and scalp; all other attributes such as styling, conditioning split ends, adding shine and improving combability are accomplished by grooming tasks and used for claim purposes to differentiate a product from the competition.
Dec 02, 2011 | 02:00 PM CST
By: Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson
The present column features one of the oldest and most well-known members of the amphoteric family: sodium lauroamphoacetate (SLAA).
Nov 15, 2011 | 04:22 PM CST
Stephenson Personal Care has launched two new lines—a line of multifunctional rinse-off concentrates, and a line of of oil and water soluble emulsifiers. Both Durosoft and Duroclens are derived from natural sources.
Jul 19, 2011 | 02:25 PM CDT
By: B. Grüning, PhD; D. Käseborn; and H.I. Leidrei…
This paper presents the methods for producing cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB), an important secondary surfactant in cosmetic formulations, household cleaners, dishwashing agents and technical applications. With the widespread use of CAPB, more analytical methods to determine its contetns and byproducts are needed. The authors describe the current methods to determine CAPB purity and other characteristics.
Jul 06, 2011 | 09:39 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC; and Robe…
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks Robert Coots, PhD, to explain the difference between alkyl betaines and amido betaines, including their foaming properties.
Jun 30, 2011 | 06:10 PM CDT
The Lubrizol Corp.’s Noveon Consumer Specialties has created a naturally derived, mild, nonionic thickener that is said to reduce surfactant irritancy while promoting rich lather.
Jun 29, 2011 | 08:58 AM CDT
The Lubrizol Corporation's Noveon Consumer Specialties has launched a surfactants product line in Brazil specifically driven by claims for mild yet high performance.
Jun 06, 2011 | 08:03 AM CDT
Rhodia and SIBUR have announced they will join forces for the development of specialty surfactants in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) market.