US Patent No. 9,107,839 B1; Gwendolyn J. Williams of Canton, MI has patented a multi-benefit hair care composition that is comprised of rhassoul clay combined with water; a conditioning agent comprising cocoa seed butter, aloe vera leaf extract, oliv… Read More »
Much as they are in skin care, European consumers are changing their hair care regimens to include a variety of targeted products for different hair and scalp conditions. As a result, the scope for product innovation is much wider, as companies exten… Read More »
Namaste Laboratories’ ORS (formerly Organic Root Stimulator) has rolled out Shealicious Hair Conditioning Cocktails, designed to address the growing “cocktailing” trend by harnessing therapeutic oils in an easy, convenient and affor… Read More »
New from Jeen International are two patented cationic emulsifiers in free-flowing powder format to address a wide array of formulation challenges for both skin and hair care.
Jeesperse ICE-T CIS-2 (PEG-150 distearate (and) cetearyl alcohol (and) pol… Read More »
Since 1911, Cutex has made its own way in the nail care industry by looking outside of the box, or in the most recent case, the jar. Cutex Twister with Spa Formula is the latest in the company’s arsenal of cleaning, strengthening and conditioni… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,307 B2; Avon has patented a method for rendering keratin fiber water-repellant. It entails applying a composition comprising one hydrophobic particulate material consisting of octylsilyl-functionalized fumed alumina; a second hydr… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has planned a CEP course on basic hair science on June 24 in Philadelphia.
This course will cover hair biology; hair morphology and fine structure; technologies to measure physical and chemical phenomena in hair; opt… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,987,182 B2; Henkel, Düsseldorf, has been awarded a US patent for a malleable toilet cleaner composition. It is comprised of perfume; at least one nonionic surfactant; at least one alkyl benzene sulfonate; at least one olefin sulf… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published March 4, 2015
Formulators in the trend-setting beauty markets in countries such as France, South Korea and Japan are pushing a new anti-aging active—water. Few compounds are more basic, yet today, water is being billed as the ultimate moisturizer. Luckily fo… Read More »
Shoreditch, London is the place to go to pick up on the latest fashion, food and grooming trends. This inner city section of London is where the trend for thick full hipster beards got its start and now, everywhere you look, men aged 18-40 are sporti… Read More »
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… Read More »