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January Roundup: Moisturizers and Barrier Care

The global facial moisturizer market is on the rise globally. Here, a collection of moisturizing and barrier care ingredients that contribute to this market, which Euromonitor expects to be worth US $41.4 billion by 2021.

Mibelle Biochemistry's AquaCacteen

AquaCacteen was shown to preserve skin firmness after exposure to UV and to increase skin hydration even in a rinse-off shower gel formulation.

Arista Industries, Inc.'s MCT

These ingredients may improve immune functions as well as enhance skin and hair health.

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products' Zemea Propanediol

This ingredient can be used as a humectant, preservative booster, emollient, natural solvent, viscosity enhancer and hand-feel modifier.

Grant Industries' Gransil SBG-11

With shea butter interspersed within an elastomer network, Gransil SBG-11 offers improved sensory properties.

Biosil Technologies, Inc.'s Firm’Act

This ingredient upregulates the expression of unique gene markers involved in cellular stress response to protect skin.