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Hair Care Ingredient Innovation
By: GCI Editors
Posted: July 9, 2012, from the August 2012 issue of GCI Magazine.
page 3 of 3Argan oil (Centerchem): Offers hair protective effects, as well as softening and anti-drying properties.
BiotHAIRapy (Ashland): Biofunctional extracts that target the outer and inner root sheath of the hair follicle to strengthen hair and make it healthier.
Chufa Milk EC (Crodarom): Consisting of sugars, amino acids, flavonoids, minerals and vitamins B, C and E, the ingredient provides moisturizing and antioxidant properties in hair care applications, as well as skin care.
Cococin (Sabinsa): An ingredient—green coconut water in powdered form with proteins, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and growth hormones—that helps support cell growth and hydrate hair.
Collasurge (Croda): A moisturizing active composed of marine collagen amino acids that helps flood hair with hydrating collagen to enhance suppleness and flexibility.
Hybridur 875 (Centerchem): A polymer dispersion that helps deliver superior film and barrier protection properties, making it valuable for hair applications.
Rhodiola Complex (Centerchem): An ingredient that helps fight against the damage caused by photoaging and restores elasticity, strength and the natural appearance of hair.
Sapindin (Sabinsa): An extract of the soap nut tree with mild detergent and antimicrobial properties useful in shampoos and hair care preparations, including anti-dandruff preparations.
Soy Complex (Centerchem): Protects hair from external aggressions, restores the hair fiber from the inside, and provides a smooth and radiant appearance for more manageable hair.