March 2019 Meeting
TOPIC: NEW COMBINATIONS OF SILICONES WITH NATURAL INGREDIENTS - ENHANCING FEEL AND DELIVERING ACTIVES
Despite receiving unwarranted bad press in recent years, the year-over-year use of ’cones’ (polydimethylsiloxane and its derivatives) in personal care continues to greatly exceed GDP growth. This is because no other class of materials can match the bio-inertness, stability, touch characteristics and near infinitely tunable properties of silicones. Pro-foaming to defoaming, high to low friction, water soluble to oil soluble, shine to matte surface effect – these properties are all easily in reach when it comes to customizing cosmetic formulations with silicones. Silicone’s give formulations distinctive aesthetics, silky feel, shiny hair, instant visual blurring, long lasting make-up and many more benefits. They are non-toxic, very beneficial for skin and safe to use around the eye area. There are no studies to show that silicones represent a danger to human skin. Here we will specifically review hybrid organic-silicone compatibilizers for active delivery, innovative PEG-free silicone emulsions, a new class of sugar-PDMS molecules and naturally-derived carrier combinations as a possible proxy for the difficult-to-substitute cyclic silicones.
Robert received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Grand Valley State University, during which he held an internship at Sherwin Williams. After graduation he decided to pursue a doctorate degree in polymer chemistry at the University of Notre Dame. During his time at Notre Dame he studied the polymerization of branched polymers in microemulsion publishing 17 research article and 1 book chapter. Rob received his PhD in polymer chemistry and began a career at ICM products developing more than 50 products and one patent application. He currently holds the position of senior R&D Chemist with CHT USA (formerly ICM Products) and he continues to develop new silicone-based technologies for a variety of global markets.
TOPIC: WHERE DO I START? THEN WHAT? OR, WHAT'S NEXT?
Whether you are the Brand Owner, Formulator or the Project Leader, Product Development, Marketing Director, Procurement, Supply Chain, Microbiologist, or Advertising Designer, the Conundrum is still the same:
Where do I start? How do I start? What do I start? How do I know if I finished?
Just like a good story, you have beginnings, middles, and ends. But, as any good book, movie, or dinner goes, there are those twists of fate, multiple characters, plots that thicken, and all those red herrings that lead you astray, and then there’s the sequels followed by the prequels…...
Working as a team augments closing the gap from point ‘a’ to ‘b’ and gets the product out the door to those consumers who need your product. It's a concert of action that creates and moves a product from concept to performance at the consumer, whether you're a 1-person company or a 15,000 R&D and Commercialization team.
Joseph Dallal got his start in his Mother’s Beauty Salon, teething on Perm Rods and Clippies, brushing plaster mannequins, cooking the clients under the drier, stocking shelves and taking out the trash. He started cooking for the family at 12 yrs. old and made/modified perms and shampoos at 17 yrs. old in our Salon Dispensary, with his dad’s scientific tutelage. After passing the Texas State Board exams and receiving his Cosmetology License, he worked his way through College with a double major in Anatomy & Physiology, then a B.Sc. in Chemistry with Honors, followed by a M.Sc. in Chemistry, with a thesis in Enzymatic Inhibition of Protein Synthesis by a Plant Extract. Later, received his Cosmetology license in Connecticut.
His first industry job was formulating Hair Care at Redken (had used Redken products since he was 6), followed by Zotos International (used perms as a professional), then GAF/ISP, and now Ashland Specialty Ingredients/ASI (where he continues the art and science of Formulation, presentations of new technology, claim substantiation, and Innovation with Clients around the world). Mr. Dallal has been an SCC member since his first year in the Industry, and has served as Chair for the Connecticut SCC Chapter, Area I Director, COCA Chair, and National SCC President 2012. He was the President of the Stamford chapter of National Cosmetology Association 1992 and has been a member of the American Chemical Society since 1975.
Mr. Dallal is the Author and Co-Author of 2 Textbook chapters in Hair Styling technology (Hair and Hair Care/Dale Johnson, Harry’s Cosmeticology 8th/Marty Rieger); awarded 2 patents in Styling (Striped Gel) and Conditioning (nonwoven) product; served as a Guest Lecturer at SCC and Universities (FDU, Bronx, Toronto, TS, etc.), Cosmetic Science graduate programs, and hands on lab classes through the SCC, Ashland, and privately. He enjoys handball, Hands on Lab classes (SCC, private, and my ASI Lab), and Industry Events Globally. He lives by the motto, "Raise the Bar; Pay it Forward!"
|Event Date||March 26, 2019 5:00 pm|
|Event End Date||March 26, 2019 8:30 pm|
|Location||Avenue of the Arts Hotel, Costa Mesa|