Sep 9, 2015
Chemistry has afforded the world of beauty care a wealth of engineered ingredients that formulators have at their disposal to create products that enhance the lives of consumers.
Sep 9, 2015
BASF’s newest ingredient is a novel solution for personal care formulators in need of a renewable, amphoteric surfactant.
Jul 29, 2015
Solazyme, Inc. and BASF partnered in launching a high performance algal betaine—the first commercial surfactant derived from microalgae oil—for use in home and personal care applications.
Jun 29, 2015
BASF created broad a portfolio of surfactants in various applications and products to present new possibilities at the CESIO's 10th World Surfactant Congress and Business Convention.
Jun 3, 2015
The newest naturally derived emulsifier from BASF, Emulgade® Sucro Plus, provides strong emulsifying properties and a high electrolyte tolerance along with distinct sensory benefits in finished formulations.
May 6, 2015
Croda will manufacture sustainable non-ionic surfactants at a new $170-million plant near its Atlas Point manufacturing facility in New Castle, DE.
Apr 29, 2015
Uwe Halder is the new CEO of Kolb, a Hedingen, Switzerland-based manufacturer of non-ionic surfactants.
Apr 22, 2015
Clariant brings four-in-one sensory, mild, performing and sustainable benefits with its GlucoTain surfactants.
Apr 8, 2015
A concentrated surfactant based on RSPO-certified sustainable palm kernel oil, Evonik's new TEGO Betain P 50 C lends an improved cost/performance ratio compared to standard CAPBs.
Apr 7, 2015
At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Croda will introduce an effective, yet mild surfactant for luxurious, advanced facial cleansers.
Mar 31, 2015
At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Naturex will debut its natural surfactant from quillaja.
Mar 4, 2015
At in-cosmetics 2015, Dr. Straetmans will unveil a natural emulsifier blend for o/w emulsions with higher viscosities that provide a rich texture and nourishing skin feel.
Mar 1, 2015
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.
Nov 12, 2014
Clariant has launched a range of sugar-based surfactants that effectively cleanse the skin and hair while being mild and having pleasant sensorial effects.
Sep 5, 2014
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.
Aug 27, 2014
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.
Aug 13, 2014
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.
Aug 5, 2014
Innospec Performance Chemicals has added a very mild surfactant to its Iselux line.
Jul 22, 2014
Coast Southwest introduced Olivatis, a line of olive oil-derived emulsifiers manufactured by Medolla Cosmetic Specialty Ingredients.
Feb 1, 2004
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.