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Aug 21, 2012 | 04:23 PM CDT
Spec-chem Industry Inc. has launched a self-tanning solution.
Aug 21, 2012 | 09:16 AM CDT
The Lubrizol Corp. has promoted three long-time employees in the home care and personal care divisions.
Aug 20, 2012 | 02:27 PM CDT
By: Donald E. Cadwallader, PhD, University of Geor…
Cosmetic companies support and conduct stability study programs because it is good business. Any improvement in stablity of a product is important for product performance, consumer satisfaction and economics.
Aug 20, 2012 | 10:54 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to cleansing.
Aug 16, 2012 | 10:16 AM CDT
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has announced plans to reformulate many of its products to omit ingredients associated with adverse reactions. Although the company pledged in 2011 to remove 1,4 dioxane and formaldehyde in baby products by 2013, it has extended that plan to include ingredients in its other personal care brands.
Aug 15, 2012 | 01:13 PM CDT
By: Monique Adamy, Anne-France Leron, Charles Phan…
Described herein is a hydrophobically-modified acrylic copolymer, polyacrylate-33, which is designed for low-to-medium surfactant-containing cleansers. The ingredient is shown to display high thickening efficiency and good suspension properties and shear-thinning rheology in sulfate-based and sulfate-free chassis. Further, it enables transparent formulations in the presence of salt with improved foaming and sensorial properties.
Aug 15, 2012 | 01:07 PM CDT
By: Steven Abbott, PhD, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd. an…
This article deliberately pushes the boundaries for cosmetics scientists, showing how the much-used phase inversion temperature (PIT) technique is a limiting special case of a more versatile, rational approach to surfactant optimization: HLD-NAC. This simple way of understanding the basic interactions within emulsion formulations can be generalized to create totally new ways of formulating stable emulsions.
Aug 15, 2012 | 12:36 PM CDT
By: Mike Fevola, Johnson & Johnson
Alkyl polyglucoside (APG) surfactants continue to be a popular choice of formulators seeking to improve the sustainability of cleansing products for personal care, hard surface cleaning, dishwashing, laundry, and industrial/institutional applications.
Aug 15, 2012 | 11:50 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Consumers expect cleansers and soaps to perform multiple tasks, i.e., nourish and protect, as well as cleanse—safely and mildly.
Aug 15, 2012 | 11:45 AM CDT
By: Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder; and Marie Olla…
Acrylate-based ingredients have been modified over the past decades, and their benefits are increasingly evident in many industries outside of cosmetics, such as paints, coatings, inks, textiles, etc.