Right on point: Everything you need to know about cosmetic delivery systems

John Woodruff provides his selection of the best delivery systems for the enhanced and/or longer-term efficacy of cosmetic active ingredients

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Delivery system patents: How to improve the efficacy of actives

From nanostructures to temperature or moisture-triggered delivery, this month's patents focus on cutting-edge delivery ...

4 patents for novel beauty product emulsifiers and surfactants

An in-depth view of patents that show novel uses for emulsifiers and surfactants

Solvay acquires ERCA assets

The chemical group is to acquire the specialty chemical assets of Brazil based ERCA Química

Versatile molecules: What are surfactants and how do they work?

Surfactants are arguably the most versatile of all molecules, as Jordan Petkov explains

Evonik opens surfactant facility in China

The specialty organic surfactant facility in Shanghai will have a capacity of 80,000 metric tons

Unilever commits to renewables

The company has signed an agreement with the University of Liverpool to develop renewable chemicals

Exploring hair care materials past and present

R J W Hefford looks at the history of shampoos, conditioners and hair styling products, and provides his pick of the ...

Innospec acquires Chemsil and Chemtec

The purchase of silicones specialist Chemsil and distributor Chemtec will strengthen the specialty chemicals company's ...

Evonik expands Indonesia plant

Chemicals company increases its capacity for surfactants and esters

Cosmetic ingredients for green chemistry

John Woodruff discovers novel and innovative beauty ingredients that meet the criteria for natural and/or green ...

Demand for natural cosmetics drives innovation in surfactants

Prevailing trends are for mild and natural surfactants, emulsifiers and solubilisers - however criteria including ...

Solvay acquires Sunshield Chemicals

Seeks to grow Novecare surfactants business in Asia

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