Surfactant solutions – breaking the mould
John Woodruff looks at mild surfactants for shower gel and body wash formulations, as well as new emulsifiers, solubilisers and thickening aids for systems that respond poorly to the addition of electrolytes. Also included are ingredients for maintaining foam and boosting the effect of SLES.
SCS Formulate – creating convenience
The latest SCS Formulate (15-16 November 2011) welcomed more visitors to see more exhibitors than ever before. And while sustainable ingredients continued to account for a large portion of new and/or heavily promoted products, exhibitors also showcased a variety of solutions to make the lives of cosmetic chemists that little bit less stressful