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Sonneborn scientists have developed an all natural petrolatum substitute, SonneNatural®. SonneNatural®is nature's finest emollient. SonneNatural® has similar physical and sensory characteristics...

Jun 17, 2013 | Article

Trends Coalesce at Suppliers’ Day

By Nancy Jeffries

Each year, hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees travel to Suppliers' Day at the New Jersey Expo Center in Edison, New Jersey to explore the science of cosmetic design. On May 14th and...

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Mar 9, 2011 | Article

Wax-in-Water Emulsion Comprising a Combination of a Glutamic Acid Derivative and an Alkyl Polyglycoside

Known mascara formulations include, in particular, emulsion mascaras or washable mascaras, which are composed of a wax or mixture of waxes which are dispersed by means of at least one surfactant in...

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Mar 24, 2010 | Article

Hardness and Break Strength of Cosmetic Products

By Nick Morante

Hardness and break strength are properties of a cosmetic product to withstand the normal (and sometimes abnormal) stresses that these products are put under or exposed to by the consumer. These two...

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Nov 8, 2007 | Article

Formulating Sticks for Various Cosmetic Applications

By Nick Morante

The use of sticks for various cosmetic applications is a very important in delivering various product functions within this product segment. Sticks are just another variety of product which can be...

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For more than 100 years, Sonneborn has been setting industry standards the world over for the finest possible white oils, petrolatums, and microcrystalline waxes in beauty, personal care and...

Feb 22, 2012 | Article

Natural Alternative to Wax to Remove Unwanted Hair

The natural alternative to wax to remove unwanted hair does not cause irritation to any type of skin. It is made of sugar, water and lemon. It does not need a special machine to heat it, and does...

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Aug 18, 2010 | Article

Revamping the Lipstick Market

By Nick Morante

The use of sticks for various cosmetic applications is very important in delivering various product functions and attributes. In the color and decorative area, stick products, mainly lipsticks...

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Feb 17, 2010 | Article

Natural waxes in cosmetics

Moisture management is an important requirement for skin comfort. Excessive moisture loss leads to roughness and irritation of the skin. Many of the solutions based on the application of mineral...

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Apr 5, 2007 | Article

Waxes Used in the Cosmetics Industry – Part 2

By Nick Morante

Ozokerite Wax is a bituminous coal product and is of mineral origin. It is found near petroleum deposits in Poland, Austria and Russia, and in the United States in Utah and Texas. Ozokerite is...

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