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Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary Expanded: Sun Care

The following formulas are offered for your consideration as a basis from which to build and create your own. The information is listed as originally provided by suppliers. Readers should note in some cases, companies or ingredients may have changed.

Eye Opener: Combined Formulation Strategy Ensures Mascara Success

This article reviews the key components of mascara formulations, including waxes, film-formers, fillers—and importantly, packaging. Test formulations are created here using a combined strategy for ingredient selection and assembly, and assessed for various properties.

Mind Your Microbes: Gentle Malodor Protection Supports the Axillary Microbiome

Here, 2-methyl 5-cyclohexylpentanol is explored for its deodorant efficacy and impact on the human axillary microbiome, and compared with triclosan. Lasting deodorant efficacy may be achieved without impacting the natural human axillary microbiome.

Yemoja Launches On-demand Microalgae

Yemoja, Ltd. explains how its growing and harvesting microalgae with photobioreactor technology for natural and vegan formulations.

Achroma Adds Mowiplus HPC 9600 To Fight Covid-19

Achroma is added to the list of companies that are introducing a sanitizing gel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mowiplus HPC 9600 is a gel sanitizer, meaning that it is uses more user-friendly liquids.

INOLEX Makes a Spectacle of Spectrastat’s pH-neutral Preservation Strength

Spectrastat by INOLEX is a system for preservative-free cosmetic and personal care products. This alternative to other preservative-alternatives offers unique benefits include performance at a neutral pH.

Lubrizol Ups Its Carbopol Production

Product developers have been hard-pressed to find Carbopol, with the surge in demand to formulate hand sanitizers in the fight against COVID-19. That's why Lubrizol has upped the ingredient's supply.

Expert Opinions: Sun Protection

In our April edition of Expert Opinions, we ask experts about sun protection and what that means for DNA protection factors, eco concerns, pigment alternatives, user safety and more.

Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Sun Care

The following formulas are offered for your consideration as a basis from which to build and create your own. The information is listed as originally provided by suppliers. Readers should note in some cases, companies or ingredients may have changed.

Hydrate and Tighten with LucasMeyer by IFF

LucasMeyer by IFF recently released its natural skin care actives, Hydrosella and Inst’Tight. Hydrosella is created to hydrate severely dry skin while Inst’Tight is created as an anti-aging active to help tighten skin.

Think Pink with BASF’s Cloisonné Vibrant Raspberry

As previously and briefly reported, BASF Colors & Effects has a bright and bold shade, Cloisonné Vibrant Raspberry. The ingredient is curated for colorful and vegan formulations as is sustainably sourced from natural mica.

Electrolytes Deemed the Hydration Ingredient of 2020

Will electrolytes be the new hydration ingredient of 2020 that all of your clients will want?

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