Lyotropic Liquid Crystals for Damaged Hair and Other Topics: Literature Findings

Aug 1, 2009 | Contact Author | By: Charlie Fox, Independent Consultant
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Title: Lyotropic Liquid Crystals for Damaged Hair and Other Topics: Literature Findings
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This month’s survey of recent patent and research literature describes moneymaking ideas for personal care product development, including an integral collagen treatment, CoQ10 for UVB-induced wrinkles, fullerene in cosmetics, a melatonin hair treatment and biotin for hair growth, among others.

Skin and Skin Care 
TiO2 nanoparticles on AD lesions: Yanagisawa et al. have found that titanium dioxide nanoparticles aggravate atopic dermatitis (AD)-like skin lesions in NC/Nga mice.1 Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles are produced abundantly and used ubiquitously in various cosmetic products. However, the effects of transdermal exposure of AD skin to TiO2 nanoparticles had yet to be det

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aMultiwax W 44 (INCI: Microcrystalline wax) is a product of Sonneborn.
bTrylagen (INCI: Water (aqua) (and) Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract (and) Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (and) Hydrolyzed Soy Protein (and) Tripeptide-10 Citrulline (and) Tripeptide-1 (and) Lecithin (and) Xanthan Gum (and) Carbomer (and) Triethanolamine (and) Phenoxyethanol (and) Butylene Glycol (and) Caprylyl Glycol) is a product of Lipotec SA.

Formula 1. Shampo for damaged hair5

Ammonium laureth sulfate 6.50%w/w
Ammonium lauryl sulfate 8.10
Sodium lauryl sulfate 1.40
Cocamide MEA 1.00
Cetyl alcohol 0.35
Lauryl alcohol 0.20
Methyl (Bis-(hydrogenated tallow amidoethyl) 2 hydroxyethyl ammonium methyl sulfate (Evonik, Varisoft 110) 0.40
Trihydroxystearin 0.25
Fragrance (parfum) 0.55
Sodium chloride 0.30
Ammonium xylene sulfonate 0.20
Citric acid 0.04
Sodium citrate 0.40
Sodium benzoate 0.25
Diamine 0.10
Polydecene 0.40
Trimethylolpropane 0.10
Water (aqua) qs to 100.00

Formula 2. Hair conditioning shampoo6

Elaeis guineensis (palm) oil 15.00%w/w
Cannabis sativa (hempseed) seed oil 6.00
Gleditsia sinensis powder 8.00
Angelica dahurica 9.00
Zanthoxylum bungeanum 8.00
Emulsifier 2.00
Water (aqua) qs to 100.00

Formula 3. Hair conditioning cream8

Paraffinum liquidum (mineral) oil 1.00%w/w
Distearoylethyl hydroxyethylmonium methosulfate (and) cetearyl alcohol (Dehyquart F 75, Cognis) 2.00
Quaternium-87 (Varisoft W 575 PG, Evonik Degussa) 1.50
Cetearyl alcohol 3.50
Lecithin 0.40
Propylparaben 0.15
Glyceryl stearate 0.70
Stearamidopropyldimethylamine 1.00
Cetrimonium chloride (Dehyquart A CA, Cognis) 3.00
Citric acid 0.50
Methylparaben 0.15
Phenoxyethanol 0.40
D-panthenol, 75% 0.20
Hydrolyzed wheat protein (Gluadin W 20, Cognis) 1.00
Melatonin 0.10
Polyquaternium-37 (and) propylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate (and) PPG-1 trideceth-6 (Salcare SC96, Ciba) 1.00
Water (aqua) qs to 100.00

Formula 4. Hair treatment composition9

Benzophenone-4 0.05% w/w
Citric acid 0.01
Chitosan PCA (Kytamer PC, Amerchol) 1.00
Ethanol 15.00
Silicone quaternium-16/glycidoxyl dimethicone crosspolymer (and) trideceth-12) (DC 5-7070 emulsion, Dow Corning) 5.00
D-panthenol 0.25
PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil 0.50
Fragrance (parfum) 0.10
Water (aqua) qs to 100.00

Formula 5. Hair rinse10

Sodium 2-naphthalenesulfonate 1.00% w/w
Cetyltrimethylammonium chloride 2.00
Cetyl alcohol 1.50
Stearyl alcohol 1.50
Isostearyl glyceryl pentaerythrityl ether 1.00
Water (aqua) qs to 100.00

Formula 6. Hair growth promoter10

Cetearyl alcohol (Hydrenol D, Cognis) 9.50%w/w
1-Dodecanol (and) 1- tetradecanol (and) lauryl myristyl alcohol (Lorol Spezial, Cognis) 2.40
Ceteareth-12 (Eumulgin B1, Cognis) 0.50
Ceteareth-20 (Eumulgin B2, Cognis) 0.50
Sodium laureth-6 carboxylate (Akypo Soft 45 NV, Kao) 10.00
Sodium myreth sulfate (Texapon K 14S 70C, Cognis) 2.80
Lauryl glucoside (Plantacare 1200 UP, Cognis) 2.00
Octyldodecanol (Eutanol G, Cognis) 1.00
L-arginine 0.50
Ascorbic acid 0.20
5,6-Dihydroxyindoline hydrobromide 1.30
Taurine 0.50
Caffeine 0.10
D-biotin 0.001
Phytodermine 0.10
Ammonia, 50% 1.20
Water (aqua) qs to 100.00

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