Posted: October 1, 2014
Croda debuted Hydroastivum P for moisturization and anti-irritancy properties for the hair and skin and Crodasone P for protection against cuticle cracking caused by heat and styling damage. Its additional anti-irritancy properties are suitable for skin and scalp care. Crodasone P is an advanced copolymer that offers protection against cuticle cracking caused by common hairstyling practices. It is ideally suited to leave-on styling products or conditioners claiming heat defense. It is also can be effective in shampoos and conditioners.
Innospec added Iselux Ultra Mild to its Iselux line of surfactants. A concentrated surfactant blend developed for use in ultra-mild cleanser applications, Iselux Ultra Mild is tear-free and extremely gentle on skin and hair. It is approximately 80% naturally derived from renewable plant-based resources for ease of use.
Bio-Botanica announced its Zea Botanicals botanical extracts are now available with Zemea propanediol, an all-natural, preservative-boosting humectant from DuPont Tate Lyle that can be used to replaced the petroleum-based glycols.
Silab developed Cohesium, a repairing and moisturizing active ingredient that works to normalize the barrier function of skin, stimulating the natural synthesis of lipids. Cohesium maintains an effective epidermal barrier and ensures tailored skin hydration in any moisturizing and restructuring skin care products.
Lonza Personal Care announced the launch of its the Laraquat specialty conditioning polymer for hair care applications. Based on a natural extract (galactoarabinan) from larch trees, it improves hair manageability and protects hair from humidity. Additionally, Lonza debuted its new Lonzest DC Emollient Ester, which offers skin-conditioning properties.