• A Natural Protein for Personal Care

    April 11, 2007
    CBC America has launched Kobayashi Zein DP, a natural functional protein extracted from corn. The pale yellow powder has good fluidity and is soluble in aqueous ethanol. It creates a clear film that has good adhesion, compression and cohesive strengt…

  • Pomegranate Seed Oil for Cosmeceuticals

    April 11, 2007
    Natural Sourcing, LLC has introduced cold-pressed pomegranate seed oil [INCI: Punica granatum linn (pomegranate) oil] to its line of nutritive vegetable oils for cosmeceutical use. Pomegranate seed oil has a remarkable ability to nourish, moisturize…

  • DSM Nutritional Products Launches BeauActive MTP

    April 11, 2007
    DSM Nutritional Products has introduced BeauActive MTP, which combines a natural raw material and DSM’s leading enzyme technology. It is a breakthrough in peptide design that opens new possibilities for cosmetic skin care products. BeauActive…

  • Silab Introduces Pro-Sveltyl

    April 11, 2007
    Derived from the Nelumbo nucifera, known as the Sacred Lotus, Silab launches Pro-Sveltyl, an ultra-powerful active ingredient with anti-cellulite and draining effects. It reduces fat storage by activating lipolysis and boosting the synthesis of SIRT-…

  • Dow Corning Aerogels Provide Soft-Focus Effect

    April 11, 2007
    New studies demonstrate that in addition to their ability to absorb oil and modify rheology, Dow Corning silica silylate aerogel materials generate a soft-focus effect. The significant in vitro soft focus effect of these materials is an expression of…

  • Novel Exfoliation Cloth Cleans Skin Better

    April 11, 2007
    The Evolon II series of exfoliation cloths will out-perform all other media, according to Beauty Cloth International (BCI). Evolon II is a 70/30 polyester/nylon blend and is billed as being “chemical-free” and hypoallergenic. According to…

  • BioChemica Introduces New Line of Exotic Butters

    April 11, 2007
    BioChemica launched a new line of exotic extract butters which include lavender, chamomile, horsetail and lemon grass. They are made with whole dried flowers and plant stems. The butters are heat-infused with extracts utilizing a proprietary exotic b…

  • Bell Offers Exotic Fruit Scents

    April 3, 2007
    Bell Offers Exotic Fruit Scents

  • Innospecs Surfactant for Personal Care

    March 6, 2007
    Innospec has partnered with Huntsman Corporation to launch Tauranol SCMI-85 (sodium cocoyl methyl isethionate), a new surfactant for the personal care industry. Tauranol SCMI-85 provides the same mildness and foaming attributes of other Innospec i…

  • Tri-K Industries Introduces D-Gamma Tocopherol

    March 6, 2007
    The lighter side of vitamin E, gamma tocopherol, is powerful due to its antioxidant activity. Until recently, other forms of vitamin E have been largely overlooked as having less activity than alpha tocopherol, but in fact, each form has a distinct b…

  • Bare Bones Drum Filler Fills Four In Four

    March 6, 2007
    Specialty Equipment, Houston, TX desig- ned a new palletized drum filler to fill four drums in four minutes. The new Bare Bones drum filler is ideal for low-volume or batching operations that fill four 55-gallon drums sequentially to be stored or shi…

  • ISP Releases Advantia Prime Coating Systems

    March 6, 2007
    Meeting the specific needs of various immediate-release pharmaceutical and nutritional tablet applications, International Specialty Products details the scientific approach behind Advantia Prime Coating Systems in a 12-page technical brochure. Ad…

  • Croda Introduces DiversaClean

    March 6, 2007
    To make cleaning easier and less time con suming, Croda launched DiversaClean SRS, a diverse soil removal system designed to improve cleaning ability. It is a 70% active pre-optimized blend that is stable in acid, alkali, hypochlorite and hydrogen pe…

  • Mibelle Biochemistry Launches Two New Products

    March 6, 2007
    Mibelle Biochemistry has introduced two new products for cosmetic formulations. Dextophane is a second-generation antioxidant to protect the skin against city pollution and MelanoBronze is a product that boosts natural skin tanning. Dextophane i…

  • Wacker Introduces Hybrid Polymer for Hairstyling

    March 6, 2007
    The silicone/vinyl acetate copolymer makes it possible to produce water-based hairsprays that not only provide a firm hold, but also give hair a natural feel. The newly-developed hybrid polymer, Wacker-Belsil P 101 gives hair a firm hold—withou…

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