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Jul 11, 2012 | 09:53 AM CDT

Water-soluble Silicone Wax for Feel in Hair and Skin Care

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America (SESA), a US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Japan, has introduced a water-soluble silicone wax that imparts desirable sensorial properties.

Jul 10, 2012 | 05:40 PM CDT

Patent Picks—Pawpaw Anti-irritant, Degradation Sensor, Fenugreek Saponins and More

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 preservation; ranging from the preservation of product stability, to antimicrobial technologies and a natural preparation to address preservative-induced irritation.

Jul 10, 2012 | 03:39 PM CDT

Water Content and Moisturization

By: Trefor Evans

In the midst of his examination of the adsorption properties of hair, Trefor Evans addresses water content and its manipulation with regard to moisturization in the following excerpt from AlluredbooksPractical Modern Hair Science.

Jul 10, 2012 | 10:33 AM CDT

Comparatively Speaking: Temporary vs. Permanent Hair Color Systems

By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick…

To explain the difference between temporary and permanent hair color systems, Tony O'Lenick defers to Nick Morante, a color expert, who notes that the difference lies in the ingredients used and the irritation produced.

Jul 10, 2012 | 09:23 AM CDT

Styling Polymer for Hold in Aerosols

DSM has created a styling polymer for aerosol hair sprays that offers hold and fast drying without stickiness.

Jul 10, 2012 | 08:17 AM CDT

Hatchbeauty Acquires Pharma Lab and Establishes Hatchbeauty Labs

Hatchbeauty Agency LLC has acquired Gorbec Pharmaceutical Laboratory, a pharmaceutical-grade lab and filling facility in Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, USA, and will offer full contract manufacturer services under the named Hatchbeauty Labs LLC.

Jul 05, 2012 | 10:20 AM CDT

Researchers Deliver Skin Treatments With Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles and Moisturizers

Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered a way to deliver gene regulation technology through topical moisturizers. Although the technology was initially investigated to treat melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, psoriasis, diabetic wound healing and epidermolytic ichthyosis, it may also be used to treat wrinkles in aged skin.

Jul 05, 2012 | 09:27 AM CDT

DKSH Opens Beijing Sales Office and Distributes for Induchem in China

Induchem has named DKSH Performance Materials its distributor in China, and DKSH has responded to its increased business in the area by opening a fourth Chinese sales office in Beijing.

Jul 03, 2012 | 03:42 PM CDT

SCC to Host 2016 IFSCC Congress

The board of directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announced that it will host the 29th IFSCC Congress on Oct. 23–26, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Jul 03, 2012 | 03:33 PM CDT

Exploring the Depths of Percutaneous Penetration

By: Elsa Jungman, Université Paris-Sud

The Perspectives in Percutaneous Penetration (PPP) conference recently was held at the Palais des Congrès de La Grande Motte. Following are some highlights most relevant to the cosmetics and personal care industry.