March 2015 came with the somewhat surprising news that Henkel is introducing its Persil brand into the US market through an exclusive deal with Walmart. While the story in home care has typically revolved around multinationals jockeying for position… Read More »
AAK Personal Care rolled out Lipex SheaClear, a completely clear liquid shea oil that softens and moisturizes the skin. It also improves shine and softness in hair.
The physical and sensory attributes of Lipex SheaClear make it an ideal ingredient f… Read More »
The Procter & Gamble Company has joined GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition How2Recycle Label program. P&G will initially carry the label on its Dawn dishwashing liquid packaging. How2Recycle’s goal is to create a cle… Read More »
The latest creation at 147-year-old household and personal care marketer J.R. Watkins is pure castile soaps ($4.99-$7.99). According to the company, the soaps are versatile and can be used in the bath, as a face cleanser, as a shampoo, around the hou… Read More »
Dreft, the 80-year-old baby laundry detergent brand that’s the top choice of pediatricians and dermatologists, has expanded its product lineup for every stage from newborn through the toddler years. Dreft’s portfolio now includes: Dr… Read More »
The latest release at Evonik is Tego Betain P 50 C, a cost-efficient, concentrated cocamidopropyl betaine based on RSPO certified palm kernel oil. The new 38% active betaine provides superior thickening that can reduce the formulation cost.
The easi… Read More »
By Julia Comas, Cristina Davi, Elena Canadas, Albert Soley, Raquel Delgado , Lipotec SAU
Published May 1, 2015
Lipotec’s Eyedeline marine ingredient provides several benefits for the delicate skin around the eyes. It reduces vascular permeability, which is responsible for the formation of eyebags and dark circles. Read More »
Better Homes and Gardens and market research firm BrandSpark International have unveiled the winners of the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners in household and personal care:
Acne Treatment:… Read More »
By Samantha Brown, Tony Gough and Virginia Kropac, Innospec Performance Chemicals
Published March 4, 2015
For many years, sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) have been the mainstay surfactant base in personal care cleansing formulations. Increasingly, however, there is a move to replace these and other sulfate-containing surfact… Read More »
There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world. Read More »
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. reported record performance for fiscal 2014 ended Sept. 30, 2014 with results that met or exceeded financial targets. Net sales increased 8.4% to $4.43 billion.
Spectrum’s The Home and Garden segment achieved fav… Read More »
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… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,901,065 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a process for preparing a spray-dried detergent powder. The process entails detersive surfactant and other detergent ingredients. Steps include: forming an aqueous detergent sl… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,895,492 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has been awarded patent coverage for an aqueous, dilutable, liquid cleaning composition comprising a plurality of surfactants, including surfactant active components, wherein the plurality of surf… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,895,493 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a non-aqueous liquid composition comprising a cationic polymer (a cationic polysaccharide) in particulate form, a non-aqueous dispersant; less than 20% by weight of water; and… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,901,058 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a liquid hand dishwashing detergent. The composition is comprised of a chelant selected from the group consisting of glutamic acid, diethylenetriamine penta methylphosphonic ac… Read More »