• Conditioning Agent at Lonza

    October 2, 2014
    Lonza Personal Care launched its latest hair care innovation—the Laraquat specialty conditioning polymer for hair care applications. Based on a natural extract (galactoarabinan) from larch trees, this patented product provides key conditioning…

  • Liposhield Protects Skin From HEV Light

    October 2, 2014
    In response to recent scientific evidence suggesting that High Energy Visible (HEV) light is harmful to skin, Lipo Chemicals, Inc. developed Liposhield, a patent pending ingredient that acts as an “umbrella” to protect skin from the unhea…

  • Bath Options at Alban Muller

    October 2, 2014
    In response to the ban on polyethylene beads, Alban Muller rolled out two options for personal care products: Scrubamis and Silicami. Scrubamis is made of fruit pits and shells with a beige to brown hue. It offers gentle and non-aggressive exfoliatio…

  • The Latest Ecocert Approvals at Croda

    September 3, 2014
    Croda has received Ecocert approval for two of its transparent grades of mineral UV filters, Solaveil CT-300 (titanium dioxide) and Solaveil CZ-300 (zinc oxide). “This is great news for companies seeking natural certification for their UV prot…

  • Innospec Adds To Iselux Surfactant Collection

    September 3, 2014
    Innospec Performance Chemicals introduced the newest addition to its Iselux line of surfactants: Iselux Ultra Mild. According to the company, Iselux Ultra Mild is a concentrated surfactant blend developed for use in ultra mild cleanser applications.…

  • Harnessing a Secret of the Sea To Enhance Delivery of Actives

    September 3, 2014
    The skin is acting as a barrier between the inner and the outer environments. Delivery of cosmetic actives to their target in the skin has long been a great unmet need and a challenge. StarletDerma’s InoCyte is a natural, marine extracted micr…

  • New Active at Silab

    September 3, 2014
    Optimizing lipid organization, reinforcing epidermal cohesion and activating keratinocyte differentiation are the three biological mechanisms involved in skin hydration homeostasis. Silab has developed Cohesium, a repairing and moisturizing active in…

  • TRI-K Products Now Ecocert Approved

    September 3, 2014
    Four new raw materials are now Ecocert approved at TRI-K Industries, Inc.: Baobab Tein NPNF, Quinoa Pro NPNF, Rice Tein NPNF and TRIglyphix Sense. These products can be used in any Ecocert or Comos compliant formulation, according to the company. Ba…

  • New Silicone Offers Texture Transformation

    August 1, 2014
    A pioneer in the field of silicones for personal care products, the latest creations at Shin-Etsu Silicones of America (SESA) are emulsifying elastomers, KSG-210/KSG-710, and KF co-emulsifiers. According to the company, KSG-210 is an excellent W/O e…

  • New Elevance Grease Processing Aid Available At Acme Hardesty

    August 1, 2014
    Elevance Renewable Sciences’s Elevance Concert GC-350, a grease processing aid, will be distributed in North America by Acme-Hardesty, Co., one of the largest distributors of renewable products into lubricants and greases. “Elevance Conc…

  • New Extra Small Spheres At Induchem

    August 1, 2014
    Induchem launched a new generation of visual enhancers for cosmetic formulas: Unispheres XS. “This new range of visual carriers is a pure evolution of our technology and expertise” said Fabrice Lefèvre, global scientific marketing…

  • Symrise and P2 Science Form Partnership

    August 1, 2014
    Flavor and fragrance supplier Symrise AG and P2 Science, a renewable chemical company, have entered into a partnership for the joint development and commercialization of renewable flavor and fragrance and cosmetics ingredients.   Curr…

  • Lonza’s Disinfectants Secure EPA Approval

    August 1, 2014
    Responding to a rise in new, often fatal infectious agents in healthcare and other public settings, Lonza’s Hygiene & Preservation business has gained US EPA approval for several of its disinfectant formulations: the Lonzagard R82 family of…

  • Coast Southwest Introduces Olive Oil-Based Emulsifiers

    July 2, 2014
    Coast Southwest, Inc. recently rolled out a new line of high-performing natural emulsifiers derived from olive oil. These novel ingredients impart a luxurious skin feel and an elegant texture while providing stability to the finished product. Olivat…

  • Microbead Replacements From Micro Powders

    July 2, 2014
    With environmental concerns growing over traditional polyethylene-based microbead scrub materials, formulators are searching for alternatives. Micro Powders’ entire line of Synscrub is made from biodegradable synthetic wax. The new Synscrub pro…

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