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Sensory Guide for Natural Oils

Seatons, the natural oil specialist subsidiary of Croda International Plc, has launched a sensory guide to aid formulation chemists.

Vanillyl Butyl Ether to Topically Induce Blood Cell Flux, Warming Sensation

It has been hypothesized that vanillyl butyl ether (VBE) has the same warming and vasodilation mechanisms as capsicum. Thus, VBE was formulated at various levels into cream formulations and applied topically to the forearms of 21 individuals. Following application, changes in blood cell flux (BCF) were investigated using a laser speckle contrast imager.

Styling Polymer with Tailored Stiffness

Noveon Consumer Specialties, a subsidiary of the Lubrizol Corp., has developed a styling polymer to allow the formulator to tailor the stiffness of the product without significantly changing its viscosity or flow characteristics.

Seafoam for Skin Radiance

Croda has sourced seafoam clay to form a hydroglycolic extract with the ability to absorb oil, soothe, impart radiance and remineralize skin in cosmetic applications.

Dimethicone for D5 Replacement, Sensory Enhancement

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. has developed a low residual dimethicone alternative to D5 siloxanes and D5 derivative materials for application in hair care, sunscreens, skin care and color cosmetics.

Enzymatically Produced Emollient for Sustainable Formulations

Evonik Industries has launched a sustainable, enzymatically produced emollient of a high purity that is designed to impart a smooth, non-oily feel to skin care formulas.

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