The Universal Selection Source:
Cosmetics Ingredients
How to select ingredients smarter and faster for your Cosmetics & Personal Care formulations? Renowned experts in the field have designed these Selection Guides to assist you further in your selection according to your applications. In this section, we also provide you with Technology Profiles, states of the art of the main ingredients used in Cosmetics & Personal Care.

Technology Profile

Emulsifiers in Cosmetics: Techno Brief

By SpecialChem

This techno brief guides about the role of emulsifiers in cosmetics. It also features the benefits of emulsifiers in cosmetics, their limitations, applications of emulsifiers and emulsifier types too.

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Selection Guide

How to Select Cleansing Agents / Surfactants

By Eric Abrutyn

This Selection Guide deals specifically with the ability of cleansing agents to remove contaminants from a substrate, should it be hair or skin. Surfactants are mainly usedfor their ability to reduce the surface tension between two phases. In general, they may act as detergents, wetting agents, emulsifiers, foaming agents, and dispersants.  

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Selection Guide

Selecting Emulsifiers for Cosmetics

By Amanda Foxon-Hill

It takes a lot to develop complex cosmetic formulations that come up to our expectations. Today we are lucky to have a wide range of different ‘drop-in-and-go’ technologies to help us balance creativity with emulsifiers under tight deadlines. This selection guide will acquaint you with emulsions, types of emulsifiers used to create emulsions for cosmetics, factors to be considered in their selection and evaluating them before using in your personal care formulations.

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