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Jan 29, 2015 | 10:30 AM CST

Functionality Drives Growth of Color Cosmetics

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

The color cosmetics category has a lot to answer for. It is the precursor of multi-tasking brands in the beauty industry, notably BB creams, and now everyone is at it. So much so that beauty conscious consumers—especially in Western markets—increasingly expect a single product to perform multiple functions.

Jan 28, 2015 | 02:10 PM CST

Milk Protein for Increased Skin Hydration in Rinse-off Applications

By: Katie Anderson

TRI-K Industries added a milk protein to its NPNF (non-paraben, non-formaldehyde) line that increases skin hydration in rinse-off products.

Jan 28, 2015 | 12:38 PM CST

Bicosome Encapsulates Carotene and Antioxidants for IR/UV Protection

By: Katie Anderson

At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Bicosome is launching a complex that boosts the skin's ability to protect against ultraviolet and infrared radiation.

Jan 28, 2015 | 11:28 AM CST

A Brief Review of Polymer/Surfactant Interaction

By: Robert Y. Lochhead and Lisa R. Huisinga, The I…

In this article, the significance of parameters such as correlation length (blob size), micelle structure, comicellization, polymer adsorption conformation and coacervate structure are introduced with relevance to the conceptual appreciation of polymer-surfactant interactions and its bearing on recent advances in conditioning shampoos.

Jan 28, 2015 | 10:09 AM CST

UK Delays Restriction Dossier for D4 and D5

By: Katie Anderson

The UK's restriction dossier for octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) has been delayed.

Jan 28, 2015 | 09:34 AM CST

DKSH Expands Distribution of Shin-Etsu Silicones to NW Europe

By: Katie Anderson

DKSH and Shin-Etsu Silicones have extended their existing agreement to market, sell and distribute Shin-Etsu Silicones’ entire product range in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Jan 28, 2015 | 09:07 AM CST

Clariant Purchases Beraca Shares in Strategic Partnership

By: Katie Anderson

Clariant and Beraca formed a strategic alliance where Clariant will acquire a 30% share of Beraca’s health and personal care division with the possibility for major participation in the future.

Jan 27, 2015 | 01:02 PM CST

Troy Corp. Launches IPBC-customized Broad-spectrum Preservatives

By: Katie Anderson

Troy Corp. created a series of customized broad-spectrum preservative blends for personal care applications.

Jan 27, 2015 | 10:38 AM CST

NPD Reports US Color Shift from Nails to Eyes and Lips

By: Katie Anderson

Growth in U.S. prestige makeup is shifting from nails to eyes and lips, according to a press release by The NPD Group.

Jan 26, 2015 | 03:13 PM CST

Ashland Launches Fixative Polymer for Hairspray

By: Katie Anderson

Ashland introduced a hair fixative terpolymer for hairsprays with lasting hold, stiffness and humidity resistance.