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Biossance’s Squalane + Bamboo Deodorant

Bisabolol, licorice root and grapefruit join this deodorant’s namesake bamboo and squalane to reportedly neutralize odor, absorb moisture and nourish skin.

Excessive Sweat, Gone in One Swipe

There's a new topical solution for excessive sweat that could swipe away future embarrassment—and it's just been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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.

Patent Pick: Complexing to Simplify the Antiperspirant Equation

Colgate-Palmolive inventors aren't sweating the small stuff. In a new patent application, they propose a stannous fluoride-based composition for antiperspirants with sweat control.

New Technology Taking Over Unilever Deodorant Brands

Unilever will feature their new proprietary formulation of Dry Spray with Anti-Marks Antiperspirant Technology across five brands beginning December 2016.

Armpit Malodor: Who Are You Wearing?

Microbiome transplants have been all over recent headlines to treat everything from the symptoms of autism and Parkinson's to diet failure. Now, researchers from Ghent University and the University of California look to expand their use to address armpit malodor.

Perfume and Deodorant Drive India’s Fragrance Market

The Indian fragrance market presents a CAGR of 32.21 percent from the past five years, expecting a growth of more than ten times that in 2021.

Evaluating the Stability of Flavor and Fragrance Materials in Deodorant Sticks

In antiperspirants and deodorants, active ingredients or product formulations can alter the perfume oils or individual odorants in the aqueous alcoholic solutions. Thus, it is important to conduct stability tests before large-scale manufacture and distribution. In the described study, researchers evaluated the stability of various flavor and fragrance materials in deodorant sticks containing active ingredients.

Deciphering Antiperspirant Formulas

The formulation matrix delivery system is the key to effectiveness and acceptable consumer antiperspirant systems. The most common delivery systems are roll-ons (either aqueous or cyclosiloxane suspensions), aerosol (hydrocarbon propellant suspensions), extrudable clear gels (water-in-cyclosiloxane emulsions), extrudable opaque soft solids (anhydrous cyclosiloxane suspension pastes) or solid sticks (anhydrous cyclomethicone suspension solids).

The Anatomy of a Formula—Antiperspirant Sticks, Soft Solids and Gels

Deodorants have been used for more than 5,000 years, with every major civilization having left a record of efforts to mask body odors. Over time, applications have evolved from masking offensive odors with simple perfumed oil, to today’s complex deodorant and antiperspirant (AP) applications.

Evonik, Beiersdorf Partner to Prevent Deodorant Fabric Staining

Researchers from Evonik and Beiersdorf teamed up to investigate the staining left on clothing by antiperspirants and develop a means to prevent it. Their investigation, which involved consumers from the beginning, resulted in the incorporation of new actives and a new delivery system into a new launch by Beiersdorf's Nivea line.

Formulating Antiperspirants and Deodorants With Naturals

Within the realm of natural and organic personal care products, deodorants and antiperspirants loom large simply because the overall category itself is very large in any retail health and beauty aids planogram. These two related products—i.e., antiperspirants and deodorants (AP/Deo)—are fraternal twins joined at the axilla that perform in this same anatomical arena using some of the same tricks.

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