The Universal Selection Source: Cosmetics Ingredients
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Apr 1, 2013 |
Which ingredient would you be most likely to select for your cosmetics formulation? question is pretty straight forward. If you had to choose only one ingredient in a new formulation, what type...
Apr 6, 2011 |
A natural preservative blend comprising one or more naturally occurring substances comprising 1.0 to 20% w/w one or more naturally occurring substances containing salicylate, 0.1 to 20% w/w one or...
May 1, 2010 |
This question was recently put to the SpecialChem Community and their views on developing a preservative-free product. The response to this question by close to 75% of SpecialChem readers was that...
Feb 2, 2010 |
A couple of months ago in our Opinion space section, we asked our community of formulators and marketers to share their opinion on the following question: "Has the use of Paraben preservatives...
Apr 11, 2007 |
Sep 5, 2012 |
Whereas it is customary to activate chitin or chitosan by giving a treatment of an acid to it, it was surprisingly found in this invention that chitin/chitosan gets activated for the purpose of...
Nov 3, 2010 |
By Amanda Foxon-Hill
Formulating for the natural market can be fun until you try to keep your 'pure-enough-to-eat' cosmetic shelf safe for the required time. Many preservatives have been criticized for their potential...
Apr 21, 2010 |
Personal care products contain significant amounts of water and other natural or synthetic ingredients. The product can be contaminated with microorganisms which can continue to grow in the...
Jul 6, 2007 |
By nature many preservatives are potential irritants as they are meant to kill microorganisms. But this becomes more probable if cosmetic products contain an excess of preservatives...
Mar 15, 2007 |
By Nick Morante
In the United States, all products must be labeled clearly on the product or outer package as mandated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Preservatives must be clearly listed along...
Meet faster your high SPF & UVA targets. Julian Hewitt will share his unique expertise to help you select the right active(s), maximize their efficacy and ensure the photostability of the formulation.
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