“Not every day is the same when it comes to a person’s skin or hair care needs. Our BeautyCraft Booster collections let brands put the consumer in the driving seat of their personal care regimen, giving the individual hands-on control over what’s important at a particular time. Simply by adding a few drops of a specific booster to a base moisturizer or cleanser that product will transform into a much-needed exfoliating scrub, a mattifying lotion, or even an anti-frizz rinse-off hair shampoo. So simple yet so effective, the possibilities for personalization are endless,” says Tori Dunn, Applications Chemist at Clariant and the formulator behind these boosters.
Zeitgeist invokes the mood of the age and perhaps no feeling more closely reflects this spirit of the time than that we must salvage our planet. With sustainability as a guiding principle, Heubach’s 2023 Decorative Color Trends set a new direction in color and application techniques for decorative coatings. Read More
Paul Jagodzinski has been elected to serve a third term as chair of the board of directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The one-year term begins on Jan. 1, 2023. Read More
BOENNIGHEIM (ivs) LOWA, one of the leading outdoor shoe specialists, and the testing service provider Hohenstein are entering new territory together: the LOWA model LADY LIGHT GTX has been awarded the OEKO-TEX® LEATHER STANDARD certificate. Read More
Rainbows and sugar may conjure up images of a certain leprechaun-branded breakfast cereal. But now, researchers in ACS Nano report a kaleidoscope-like film for telling different sweeteners apart that displayed multiple colors when stretched by hand. When evenly stretched with a simple apparatus, the material enhanced the unique shifts in fluorescence intensity of 14 sugars tagged with a dye, distinguishing between them in beverages and sweat samples. Read More