• DSM Promotes Hair Styling Polymer

    February 6, 2015
    Strong consumer demand for more diverse styling products has been at the foundation of recent DSM Personal Care research and development work on Tilamar Fix A140. In addition to its aerosol and spray applications, this ingredient now enables hair ca…

  • Spectra Adds Deeks & Co. As Sales Rep for Southeast

    February 6, 2015
    Spectra Colors Corporation is now working with a new sales agent, Deeks & Company. The firm will be covering accounts for the Southeast US region. Deeks & Company, a third generation family-owned company has been a leading supplier of raw ma…

  • Broad-Spectrum Protection with BASF’s Uvinul Easy

    February 6, 2015
    BASF recently introduced Uvinul Easy for sunscreen formulations. The material makes it easy to create sun care products with SPF and broad-spectrum protection. Simply adding water to Uvinul Easy, even in a cold process, gives a fine oil-in-water emul…

  • Vertellus Launches Reilline

    February 6, 2015
    Vertellus has ended its distribution arrangement with Ashland and is marketing its Chromabond line of PVNO dye-transfer inhibitor technology under the new Reilline brand name. The move reflects Vertellus’ decision to focus on expanding its chem…

  • Sytheon Skin Lighteners Have Anti-Aging, Protection Benefits

    February 6, 2015
    Sytheon has introduced Synovea HR and Asyntra SL, broad-spectrum skin lighteners with anti-aging and skin protective benefits. In a study of in-vitro enzyme inhibitory activity, Synovea HR provided the most effective melanin inhibitory activity vs. o…

  • Nutripeptides Anti-Aging Active Available from Silab

    February 6, 2015
     Nutritional deficiencies have a major impact on the skin which becomes drier, less firm and wrinkles appear. Thanks to its optimized peptide structure, rich in rice di- and tripeptides that can be rapidly assimilated, Nutripeptides is an is an…

  • Elevance Clean 1200 is VOC-Exempt Degreasing Solvent

    February 6, 2015
    Elevance Clean 1200 is a VOC-exempt industrial degreasing solvent that outperforms both traditional and bio-based solvents in neutral pH, according to Elevance. The material is produced from renewable oils, using proprietary technology. Elevance&rsqu…

  • TRI-K’s Milk Tein NPNF Increases Hydration

    February 6, 2015
    TRI-K Industries, Inc. announces the latest update to its protein line, Milk Tein NPNF. Made from food grade milk powder, Milk Tein NPNF immediately increases hydration to the skin and with repeated use, increases moisture retention on the skin, acco…

  • Croda Reveals New Findings on Volarest FL

    January 6, 2015
    Croda published new data supporting the use of Volarest FL in sunscreen applications. Volarest FL is a high-performance polymer designed to offer the personal care market more consumer-appealing cosmetics. The company maintains that by including Vola…

  • Innospec Expands Surfactant Line

    January 6, 2015
    Innospec Performance Chemicals introduced the newest addition to its Pureact line of surfactants, Pureact MS-CG. Pureact MS-CG (INCI name: Sodium methyl oleoyl taurate) is an odorless and colorless oleoyl taurate that helps to build viscosity in sur…

  • Grant Industries Rolls Out Granactive Retinoid

    January 6, 2015
    Granactive Retinoid is a next-generation anti-aging product delivering the performance of retinol and retinoid derivatives with significantly lower irritation potential, thus supporting clear, visibly more youthful looking skin with better consumer a…

  • Lonza Launches Skin Brightener

    January 6, 2015
    Lonza Consumer Care recently introduced its next-generation biotech active, ReGeniStem Brightening, which is designed to target imperfections and help improve overall skin tone. Derived from the meristematic stem cells of licorice, this easy-to-use,…

  • Rahn Publishes Reforcyl Study

    January 6, 2015
    Typical signs of mature skin such as decreased elasticity, reduced firmness and the formation of wrinkles are strongly linked to a weakness in the skin barrier caused by the impaired synthesis of epidermal lipids. Reforcyl from Rahn was specifically…

  • Penford Products Partners With Univar Inc.

    January 6, 2015
    Penford Products, a division of Penford Corporation and a recognized leader in bioproducts innovation and applications development, recently debuted PenCare DP, a new biobased deposition and conditioning polymer. To support the commercial introducti…

  • DSM’s Parsol TX TiO2 Complies with SCCS

    December 5, 2014
    DSM reports that Parsol TX fully complies with all new specifications listed in the SCCS Opinions. Earlier this year, the Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (SCCS) assessed the use of titanium dioxide in its nano form, and concluded that it is…

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