Recent in Rheology/Viscosity Modifier (page 4 of 6)
Feb 17, 2011
AkzoNobel Global Personal Care is launching a line of environmentally friendly polymers for hair and skin care at In-Cosmetics in Milan.
Dec 29, 2010 | Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson
Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine has added the new column, “Ingredient Profile,” to its regular monthly lineup. Written by expert Michael J. Fevola, PhD, of Johnson & Johnson, it is intended to provide formulators with information about the chemistry and manufacture of common cosmetic raw materials and how their key properties impact formulations.
Aug 23, 2010
Evonik Goldschmidt GmbH has introduced a granulated carbomer to improve dispersion in cosmetic or pharmaceutical emulsions and gels.
Aug 17, 2010 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Tony O’Lenick looks to Sergio R.S. Costa, of Chemflex Quimica, to explain the difference between carbomer, a series of polymers of acrylic acid, and alkyl carbomer, copolylmerized acrylic acid and alkyl acrylate.
Mar 8, 2010
Noveon Consumer Specialties has introduced a hydrophobically modified, alkali-swellable emulsion polymer for surfactant systems that are difficult to thicken.
Jan 12, 2010
Cognis has launched a liquid polymer dispersion that functions as both a stabilizer and a conditioner and imparts sensory properties in hair and skin care applications.
Dec 30, 2009 | Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC, and Kevin O’Lenick, SurfaTech Corp.
The authors describe how the use of amphiphilic silicones or surfactant silicones has allowed formulators to efficiently incorporate silicone polymers into personal care products. These materials act by lowering the surface tension in the oil phase of a formulation, allowing for easier spreading on skin and hair.
Dec 2, 2009
A naturally derived guar thickener from Rhodia has been designed to assist formulators with the creation hydro-alcoholic antibacterial solutions with moisturizing ingredients, such as glycerin, to leave hands clean and soft.
Nov 23, 2009
Colonial Chemical Inc. has created naturally-derived, non-ethoxylated emulsifiers for natural product applications, specifically for 1,4-dioxane-free formulations.
May 20, 2009
The substitute exhibits the same features as standard candelilla wax including a moderate melting point range, the consistency of a hard wax, it is hydrophobic. is can be a viscosity modifier and it is a durable film former.
Jun 17, 2008
LCW Sensient has launched a natural colloidal thickener derived from wood that is an alternative for PMMA beads in natural products.
Dec 18, 2007
Sensient Cosmetic Technologies has launched a line of edible personal care ingredients.