When we try a cream for the first time, we usually evaluate, in addition to the scent and the visual aspect, some tactile properties, such as softness, consistency and smoothness. The texture of a cosmetic is indeed a crucial factor, able to influence the purchase choice and consumer loyalty, as much as the perfume. But […]
Plants and plant extracts containing hydroxyanthracenic derivatives have long been widely used in the formulation of food supplements and medicinal products, with the aim of promoting intestinal transit and for their laxative effect. Despite the consolidated tradition of use, over the last few years EFSA has expressed doubts about the actual safety of these preparations, […]
Due to their complexity, emulsions are thermodynamically unstable systems and, over time, can incur phenomena of physical instability, such as the coalescence of the internal phase, sedimentation, or phase separation. As any formulator knows, a cosmetic, in addition to being safe and effective, must also be stable. In the case of emulsions, a methodology that […]
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