Stepan Chemical, Chicago, IL, produces a secondary surfactant for cleansing products such as shampoos and body washes called Amphosol CDB Special (INCI name: Cetyl betaine). This clear liquid is 30% active with 37% solids and contains no dioxane, PEG… Read More »
By Susan X. M. Dong, Branko Sajic and Anatoly Dameshek, Stepan Companyu00adu00adu00ad
Published May 3, 2011
Stepan researchers have developed a mild surfactant, derived from natural feedstocks, that works effectively with various hydrotropic surfactants to improve viscosity, foaming and mildness in hair and skin care products. Read More »
The 2010 edition of the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) Suppliers’ Day was another success. The event included nearly 600 exhibit booths and more than 8,000 attendees. Moreover, attendees took advantage of online pr… Read More »
This month’s discussion is focused on two Dow Corning silicone-derived products. One is for hair use and the other is for skin formulas.
The hair product is Dow Corning CE-8411 Smooth Plus Emulsion (INCI name: Bis-isopropylamino-PG-propyl… Read More »