Dow Corning has launched the very first silicone carbinol fluid for
the personal care market. The product, which is intended for use in
colour cosmetic, high value skin care and other applications acts
as a suspension aid for pigments,...
German manufacturer Degussa has launched a product called Aqua
Foundation that uses a 'dry water' process, which it says converts
solutions containing water-dispersible pigments, vitamins, plant
extracts and other active...
During InCosmetics 2004 in Milan last week, Pentapharm - a Swiss
supplier of naturally derived active ingredients - presented its
new anti-ageing products. Its Pepha-nutrix and Pepha-tight actives
are claimed to help strengthen the...
One of the current needs of the personal care industry is to reduce
the damaging effects that UV exposure has on hair. Nalco Company,
in partnership with NK Chemicals Europe, thinks it may have the
answer with its new UV-absorbing...
Helix BioMedix has announced the results of a recently completed
12-week consumer product test that compared the company's
anti-wrinkle peptide, HB168, with Renova, a currently marketed FDA
approved product. The study was conducted...
International Specialty Products (ISP), a global supplier of
speciality chemicals, has presented a new range of products this
week at the In-Cosmetics 2004 exhibition in Milan. New
preservatives, esters and emollients were among some...
Anti-ageing, cellulite and skin whitening are the words on
everyone's lips this year at InCosmetics 2004 in Italy. As Estee
Lauder reports double digit sales for its third quarter, the
company's R&D vice president Dr...
Dow Corning has added a new silicone quaternary microemulsion for
hair care to its silicon-based product list. Debuting at
InCosmetics in Milan today, the new ingredient is claimed to be
multifunctional, helping to protect hair from...
Inamed and Genzyme Corporations have announced the US Food and Drug
Administration's (FDA) approval of Hylaform, a new aesthetic filler
claimed to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.
The hyaluronic acid-based...
Having announced strong half-yearly results, Malaysian Palm Oil
producer Golden Hope says that it will be looking to markets such
as China to exploit its growing oleochemicals division in an effort
to increase its presence in the...
Exposing unprotected skin to the sun several times a week is
necessary to prevent vitamin D deficiency, claims a new US study.
The report has been criticised by SPF suncream manufacturers
however who argue that any unprotected exposure...