Cationic surfactants are a key class of ingredients in personal care formulation with functions in hair care, skin care, and oral care. Conditioning cationic surfactants are used ubiquitously in rinse-off and leave-on hair care formulations to improve wet and dry combability and repair damaged hair. Skin care formulations with high emollient loadings benefit from cationic surfactants used as oil-in-water emulsifiers in order to improve the stability and aesthetics of these high oil content (…)
Michael J. Fevola, Ph.D.
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