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THE POWER OF SENSORY ATTRIBUTES. When developing new ingredients for personal care formulations we want to balance physical and functional properties along with the desired usage experience for the...


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 8, 2016 | Article

Moisturizing Cream or Lotion: What's in it?

By Isabelle Afriat

In both facial care and hand & body care, skin moisturization is a key feature. Many physiological aspects (strateum corneum hydration, reduced TEWL, smoother skin…) have to be covered as well as...

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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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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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PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS touch all of our lives in many ways, and savvy consumers today demand safety, high quality and performancedriven ingredients in the products they choose. For this reason...


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

Jan 15, 2015 | Article

Lipsticks Recipe

Tracking the origin of lip coloration it’s known that Egyptian women used to apply dyes based on red blood stone or henna on their lips. The origin of the lipstick dates back to end of the 19th...

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Jul 18, 2012 | Article

O\W Emulsion Skin Care Cosmetic Composition

The method of using a pharmaceutical agent requires long-term continuous use of the agent, and according to the method, it is difficult to stably keep the pharmaceutical agent in the base without...

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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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