Recent in Formulating (page 9 of 40)

Kiehl's Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Firming Mask

Ginger leaf is known for its skin-smoothing properties, while the latter can help improve the look of dull skin.

Patent Pick: Nature-inspired Deodorant Active Scent-sation

Smell that? We don't. That unscented sensation is L'Oréal's latest patent for a deodorant active based on spiculisporic acid, which is naturally present in the the marine mold species Aspergillus.

Bio-Botanica and Genomatica Take Natural to New Levels

Bio-Botanica Inc. and Genomatica know the market, which is why they partnered up to take botanical extracts to new levels of natural. Learn more at NYSCC Suppliers' Day.

Sytheon Ltd.'s Synactin AC

Hyperpigmentation and acne are the targets of this ingredient, which works to improve the overall texture of the skin. It can be combined with salicylic acid and bakuchiol for added benefits.

Ichimaru Pharcos Co., Ltd.'s Biobenefity

This artichoke-derived ingredient reduces pores through epigenetics, working to counteract NF-κB after inflammation, UV exposure and more.

MMP, Inc.'s TeenActine HS450

Made from a blend that includes 10-Hydroxydecanoic acid, this ingredient fights acne-induced skin inflammation to restore balance.

Corum Inc.'s Apobac

This ingredient works to help blemishes and wounds by inhibiting P. acnes proliferation and controlling sebum excretion, all to restore skin's homeostasis.

Azelis Unveils Active Beauty Line

The line was created in response to increased consumer consciousness and aims to help formulators create new concepts and formulations aligned with these values and goals.

Minimally Disruptive Formulating: Silicone Surfactants Create New Aesthetics

Shorter deadlines, more regulations and fewer chemists have resulted in the need for new approaches to developing cosmetic products. Proposed here is an approach leveraging silicone surfactants that, in low levels, can create new product aesthetics.

[reader favorite] Comparatively Speaking: Shampoo vs. Body Wash Formulation

For some time now, the following article from Tony O’Lenick and David Zhang, Ph.D., has drawn frequent reader interaction on CosmeticsandToiletries.com. Considering its overwhelming popularity and relevance to this month’s topic, it seemed appropriate to include here, for your consideration.

Water Meets Skin: Modern Moisturizers

Water is the most common compound in the body, constituting 45–75% of an individual’s total weight. Despite this, water is lost though the skin. The present article therefore explores how to mitigate moisture loss from skin via modern moisturizer formulas.

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