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May 03, 2012 | 02:29 PM CDT
By: Robert V. Faller, Kornberg School of Dentistry…
While the introduction of fluoride remarkably increased the life expectancy of natural teeth, two oral care problems have since emerged: tooth sensitivity and dental erosion. This article describes approaches to these problems and discusses the challenge of simultaneously maintaining fluoride efficacy in multi-benefit toothpaste formulations.
May 03, 2012 | 02:25 PM CDT
By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Institute of Skin and Produ…
If consumers think that brushing their teeth with toothpaste is a simple hygiene procedure, they are mistaken. Mouth care is a complex strategy and modern cosmetics do much more than simply eliminate microbes.
Feb 08, 2012 | 04:30 PM CST
Croda has launched two alternatives to montan wax for structuring products such as antiperspirants, lipsticks, sunscreens and massage oils.
Dec 19, 2011 | 11:01 AM CST
DKSH’s Performance Materials business unit has collaborated with a polymer manufacturer to launch two polymer lines to its Luna range of products.
Dec 13, 2011 | 05:06 PM CST
Dow Corning has launched a sustainable emulsifier and thickener derived from soybean oil.
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.
Oct 28, 2011 | 03:37 PM CDT
By: Stephen L. Kopolow, PhD; Yoon Tae Kwak, PhD; a…
This article describes a new synthetic thickener/stabilizer technology that provides these attributes. Although there area variety of raw materials used to thicken personal care products, few are sufficiently versatile to offer effective thickening, gelling and suspending properties for a wide variety of applications.
Oct 18, 2011 | 11:43 AM CDT
Rhodia has launched a rheology modifying polymer for personal cleansing solutions.
Oct 05, 2011 | 02:12 PM CDT
By: Peter Tsolis, The Estee Lauder Companies; and …
Microemulsions have long assisted the pharmaceutical industry in delivering efficacious levels of an active ingredient to the skin by enhancing the active’s bioavailability, versus traditional solutions and dispersions.
Oct 05, 2011 | 11:40 AM CDT
By: Mike J. Fevola, Johnson & Johnson
Carbomers, a family of crosslinked acrylic acid polymers, are essential ingredients in numerous products, including: pharmaceuticals; cosmetics and personal care items; household, industrial and institutional care products; printing inks; adhesives and coatings. This column will explore the chemistry and properties of carbomers that have earned them this well-deserved reputation.