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Trimethylsiloxysilicate Film-Formers for Hair/Skin Feel

At In-Cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, BRB International BV will launch a trimethylsiloxysilicate line of film-formers for a variety of applications.

Vegetal-derived Emulsifiers for Improved Stability and Formula Efficiency

The quest for PEG-free surfactants and emulsifiers has led to new classes of vegetal-derived, ethylene oxidefree ingredients for environmentally friendly personal care products. Two such ingredients, described here, are based on the combination of olive oil and vegetable proteins with the first derived from oat and the second, with glutamic acid. These materials provide mildness and skin protection benefits.

Lavender Emollient Butter

Zenitech has added an emollient butter to its Zenifresh line that can be used in hair, skin and sun care products.

Silicone System for Stability, Functionality and Sensory

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, a subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., has launched three silicone products that offer stability, functionality and sensory benefits both as a system or individually.

Comparatively Speaking: Cushion vs. Playtime vs. Hardness

Cushion, playtime and hardness are important to the formulator's quest to tailor the aesthetics of a product. Here, industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the differences between them and discusses ways to alter the esters in a product to adjust its hardness.

Natural Product/Silicone Hybrid Fluids for Improved Feel

Gelest Inc. has modified natural products with trisiloxanes of low molecular weight siloxanes to introduce a line of cosmetic fluids for improved feel, among other benefits.

Eastman Launches First GEM Technology Ingredient

Eastman Chemical Company has launched the first product manufactured using its proprietary green manufacturing process GEM technology, formerly known as the Eastman Green Biocatalytic Process.

Durable Styling with Film-forming Polyurethane

Bayer MaterialScience will present a film-forming polyurethane dispersion for hair styling at In-Cosmetics in Milan.

Better Makeup Skin Feel with Sucrose Esters

At In-Cosmetics in Milan, Sisterna B.V. will discuss the formulation of w/o and o/w foundations with its sucrose esters, which reportedly are designed for application in makeup formulations to produce an enjoyable skin feel.

Volatile Silicone Oils for D5 Replacement

KCC Silicone, the silicon-based specialty chemical division of KCC Corp., will introduce three D5 alternatives based on a volatile silicone oil at In-Cosmetics in Milan.

Water-soluble Silicone Wax for Clear, Silky-feeling Formulations

Grant Industries Inc. has created a water-soluble silicone wax that delivers a lubricious, silky feel to water-based products such as face toners, serums, gels, wipes and body washes.

Flexible, Durable Silicone Resin

Dow Corning has introduced a silicone resin that forms a flexible, durable film and is resistant to wash-off and rub-off, allowing formulators to create long-lasting, comfortable color cosmetics.

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