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June 2018 Roundup: Healthy Hair Care

Increasing consumer interest in multitasking products helped to inspire this month's roundup of hair ingredients, which includes the tools formulators need to create products to protect and nourish hair with consumer-friendly sensory feel and botanical origins.

Mibelle Group Biochemistry’s KeraGuard

Hair can be protected against UV damage and pollution with this ingredient, which includes botanical components to repair hair.

Biosil Technologies, Inc.’s Biosil Basics SPQ CE

Hair care formulas that include this water-soluble ingredient benefit from its wet-combing and anti-breakage benefits.

Arista Industries, Inc.’s Jojoba Oil

This vitamin A-, E- and D-rich ingredient permeates hair follicles (keratin layers) to mimic sebum naturally present on human skin.

Sytheon’s HydraSynol DOI

Sustainably derived, this biodegradable ingredient imparts shine and a luxe skin feel in products used to style hair.

MMP, Inc.’s Sisterna Sucrose Esters

These various nonionic esters improve the stability and sensory feel of formulations while being PEG-free and NPA-certified.

Pilot Chemical Company’s Calsoft AOS-40 BZ

Preserved with benzoic acid, this solvent- and VOC-free ingredient produces sulfate-free personal cleansers with high foam action.

Bio-Botanica, Inc.’s Bio-Saponins

This high-foaming, botanical ingredient is ideal for formulations in need of a natural surface-active compound, including shampoos, body washes, etc.