Understanding the Chemistry of Surfactants in Cosmetics

Surfactants are a variety of raw materials used in cosmetic formulation to perform a variety of tasks such as cleansing, foaming thickening and the process of emulsifying. They also serve to improve product spreadability and to provide hair/skin conditioning. They can be either synthetic or natural and they generally come from petroleum-based chemical. Renewable raw materials can offer a viable […]

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