Advantages of jojoba esters in nonwovens

Small, vehicle controlled, clinical studies were carried out to explore the benefits associated with incorporating Floraesters K-100 Jojoba [INCI: Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters (and) Jojoba Esters (and) Water (aqua)] and Floraesters K-20W Jojoba [INCI: Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters (and) Water (aqua)] into various nonwoven wipe solutions.

Analysing a new generation of liposomes

When liposomes about 25 years ago first came on the market, they were initially an innovative ‘magic ball’ and a new argument for marketing. Later it was shown that they also worked cosmetically as an effective moisturising factor (Capture by Christian Dior).

Effects of pomegranate flower complex on the skin

The balance between collagen breakdown and collagen synthesis plays a crucial role in the extrinsic and intrinsic process of skin ageing. Environmental factors acting on the skin and genetically-determined processes cause an increase in collagen breakdown and at the same time a reduction in the synthesis of new collagen, which results in the increased appearance of wrinkles.
Taking days out of the production cycle

Taking days out of the production cycle

Amway is a 52-year-old company, headquartered in Ada, Michigan, with more than 14,000 global employees in more than 80 countries and territories, and 3 million distributors worldwide.
Meeting UVA requirements in multifunctional products

Meeting UVA requirements in multifunctional products

While UV protection is obviously the most important feature of sunscreens, increasing numbers of hybrid products are now presenting sun protection alongside skin care and even colour cosmetic claims. This is due in part to growing consumer awareness that sun exposure is not limited to beach holidays; it is the episodic, everyday exposures to the sun over years which put both the skin’s health and its appearance at risk.

Basildon Chemicals exhibited at SCS Formulate 2011

In April 2011, Basildon Chemicals was purchased by the KCC Corporation of Korea. This creates a partnership which opens up new opportunities for both companies.

A highly moisturising active from tamarind seed

Xilogel is a Tamarindus indica polysaccharide endowed with remarkable filming and hydrating properties. It has been extremely well characterised as a branched high molecular weight (ca 650,000 Da) xyloglucan, capable of forming viscous gels with an excellent sensory feeling.

Rice meristem cultures rejuvenate skin

Growing red rice meristem cultures in bioreactors is a sustainable process that reduces residual biomass waste, but the benefits of this technology are not limited to environmental impact.

Targeting PGC-1??expression to influence on lipid storage

Modelling body shape is a common concern for both women and men in modern society, and the amount of subcutaneous fat and its distribution greatly influences physical appearance.

Formulating with cyclomethicone replacements

There are a number of cosmetic applications in which a dry skin-feel after product application is important. Typically, cyclomethicone (D4 and D5) compounds are used in cosmetic products to provide a solvent that feels dry on the skin.

Sun care in Western Europe – an overview

Suntanned skin remains a look that is sought after by consumers in most European countries due to a perception that this offers a healthier appearance.

Peptides build a 3D regenerative matrix

One of the main effects of ageing on skin is the reduction on its ability to selfregenerate and create new extracellular matrix (ECM). This has an impact on the production of key structural proteins, such as collagen, but also on proteoglicans, which play a role on cellular signalling.

Moisturising effect of orange blossom extract

Marketing claims about hydrating the skin are among the oldest labels, featured on cosmetic products. In today’s modern society many women start to take care of their skin and in particular of its hydration, even before worry wrinkles and signs of ageing occur.

A consistent message via odour, shape and colour

Emotion is the key to any appreciation of the senses, particularly organoleptic and visual. For example we have all experienced a different degree of appreciation of the same piece of art, music or food, depending on our state of mind at the time.
Wash and light fastness: analytical methods outlined

Wash and light fastness: analytical methods outlined

Quantifying the performance of hair colorants is essential in developing new products and confirming claims made about their properties. This article describes an approach that can be used not only to compare hair dye colour but also allow the response of colorants to washing and exposure to light.
Natural deodorant

Natural deodorant

New from Cosmetochem International AG, usNeo, a naturally effective deodorant and antibacterial active addresses the growing trend for effective, plant-based actives.

Encapsulated salicylic acid for acne treatment

SalSphere Salicylic Acid 30 is an innovative proprietary sub-micron spheres technology that has been proven to be a significant advancement in acne treatment.

DHA solution to mask self tan odour

People are much more aware of the dangers and ageing effects of too much sun. But this still does not dissuade us from wanting a golden glow to make us feel healthier and look slimmer.

Ingredients focus: a concise look at new products

‘Miracle worker’ for immediate soft focus, wrinkle correction, and sensory feel Grant Industries More and more women are looking for the immediate results of “Botox” without the necessary doctor visits and medical procedures.

New alternatives to cosmetics preservation

In recent years, there has been considerable interest in the development of preservative-free or self-preserving cosmetics. The aim of our work was to develop new cosmetic formulations by replacing chemical preservatives with ingredients with antimicrobial properties that are not legislated as preservatives according to Annex VI of Commission Directive 76/768/EEC.

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