Natural emulsifiers

What is an emulsion? Emulsions are mixtures of polar and non-polar liquids, and cosmetics are full of formulations combining an aqueous phase with oily ingredients.   What is an emulsifier for? In order for these mixtures to remain stable, emulsifiers must be incorporated. Thanks to emulsifiers, aqueous and oily phases, which are immiscible, can be…

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Citrus bioflavonoids: the alternative to zinc oxide to prevent diarrhoea in weaning piglets

Diarrhoea in weaning piglets, a challenge Today piglet weaning remains a critical point in pig production. Weaning in intensive pig production systems occurs at an age when the piglet is physiologically immature, both digestively and immunologically. Thus, the separation from the mother, the introduction to a new environment and the disappearance of mother’s milk from…

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Sulfate-free surfactants

When developing sulfate-free shampoos, the main challenge faced by the formulator is to achieve foaming and viscous products. The selection of sulfate-free surfactants is essential to achieve high performance products.   Surfactants Surfactants are essential components in cosmetics. From body hygiene to skin moisturising cosmetics, and even tooth and nail care products, surfactants are found…

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