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 »
Inolex, Incorporated has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Global Personal Care Product Innovation Leadership Award for Emulsense, a natural cationic agent for hair conditioning and skin care.
Emulsense improves the conditioning features in… Read More »
The global detergent industry continues to make inroads on creating a more sustainable future. Its past efforts, present problems and future concerns were front and center during the AOCS World Detergent Conference. Read More »
Croda recently rolled out products derived from superfoods—Hydroastivum P for powerful moisturization and anti-irritancy properties for hair and skin; and Crodasone P for protection against cuticle cracking caused by heat and styling damage.
H… Read More »
The Sun Products Corporation has signed a trademark licensing agreement with HIA Brands to develop and market Snuggle branded home textiles.
HIA, a North American home textile provider of sheets, comforters, blankets, throws, bedspreads, tabletop, t… Read More »
In-Cosmetics made in-roads into Latin America earlier this year, when the beauty event took place Sept. 9 and 10 in São Paulo. According to the organizers, In-Cosmetics welcomed more than 2,400 visitors—90% of which came from host countr… Read More »
Essential Ingredients, Inc. has been chosen by AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry to distribute and sell its personal care products an technologies. Under the agreement, Essential Ingredients will be the authorized distributor for US customers east of the R… Read More »
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… Read More »
Despite a slowdown in growth in the European hair care market, innovation has helped maintain consumer interest. No longer regarded as a regular personal care staple, the hair care routine has evolved to include sophisticated products, such as serums… Read More »