Ferulic Acid, the sun-protective antioxidant

Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays is the major cause of skin damage, leading to injury and premature aging. Photons from solar radiation activate a chain reaction that leads to the interaction of free radicals with proteins and lipids. In cosmetics several strategies are followed to fight against the damage produced by solar radiation, one of…

cosméticos naturales

Natural Ingredients for Cosmetics

In Cosmetics, the natural products are trendy and they are taking larger and larger market share at world-wide level. To meet these new needs, the cosmetics manufacturers are launching proposals with high percentages of natural and environmentally friendly ingredients. So far, there were different criteria to designate a cosmetic as natural, leading to some confusion…

Fatty Acid Esters: natural emollients and emulsifiers for Cosmetics

In the cosmetics industry, the emollients are a group of essential ingredients. They have a key role in the skin hydration and facilitate the application of products. The fatty acid esters are emollients of natural origin. Quimidroga is the distributor of the fatty acid esters from IOI Oleochemical Malasia:   Isopropyl Palmitate             Isopropyl Palmitate…