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The Depths of Hair Dyes: Understanding Users, Formulating Answers

The present article touches on misconceptions about ammonia- versus monoethanolamine-based hair dyes. It also analyzes the facts about these ingredients to arm formulators with both the consumer perspective and scientific rationale for ingredient choices.

The Uncertain Future of UV Filters

Consumer confusion and regulatory questions create uncertainty for ingredients and product formats.

Weylchem Launches WeylCare PB Personal Care Range

During the Sepawa Congress in October 2017, Weylchem announced its launch of a personal care range. It can be used across skin, hair, sun and decorative care in addition to deodorants.

Mibelle Biochemistry's AquaCacteen

AquaCacteen was shown to preserve skin firmness after exposure to UV and to increase skin hydration even in a rinse-off shower gel formulation.

Arista Industries, Inc.'s MCT

These ingredients may improve immune functions as well as enhance skin and hair health.

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products' Zemea Propanediol

This ingredient can be used as a humectant, preservative booster, emollient, natural solvent, viscosity enhancer and hand-feel modifier.

Grant Industries' Gransil SBG-11

With shea butter interspersed within an elastomer network, Gransil SBG-11 offers improved sensory properties.

Biosil Technologies, Inc.'s Firm’Act

This ingredient upregulates the expression of unique gene markers involved in cellular stress response to protect skin.

Lipotec Molecule Found Effective Against Free Radicals

Lipotec's Lipochroman molecule has been proven by a recent clinical test to increase the antioxidative capacity of skin and defend against xenobiotics.

January 2018 Product Roundup: Moisturizers & Barrier Care

New for 2018, the Cosmetics & Toiletries Product Roundup is a monthly feature presenting ingredients, equipment or services that relate to a chosen theme. Check out this month's collection of moisturizers and barrier care ingredients.

Examining Tomorrow’s Surfactant Personalities: Alpha Olefin Sulfonate in Personal Care

The use of alpha olefin sulfonate surfactants is rising in personal care; most commonly, sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate. This article identifies the properties, applications and composition of these surfactants for their role in the industry’s future.

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