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Hair and Scalp Care Go Hand-in-Hand

The hair and scalp have many different physico-chemical and biological characteristics, yet they are intrinsically linked in people’s quest for healthy, attractive hair.

Long Live Dead Hair

It seems a shift is happening in cosmetics and personal care. While skin care remains the largest market segment worldwide, hair care is picking up the pace.

Preserving Products Naturally: Non-chemical Preservation Keeps Product Stable Sustainably

It’s a difficult time for chemical preservatives as consumers become more convinced that anything chemical can’t be good or harmless, let alone safe. Yet manufacturers still have to use some method to keep their products stable. Fortunately, a wide variety of natural preservation alternatives is available, many of which offer sustainable aspects.

Condition Lips For Softness

With ILIA Lip Conditioners, provides users with a organic lip color that also soothes and conditions the lips. Each shade increases the natural beauty of the lips.

Appear Younger with Cream Sunscreen

With Crème Mineral Beauty Balm SPF 50 by MD, the user can protect their skin from the sun with a water-resistant formula. The product can protect the skin from photo aging and skin cancer while reducing discolorations.

Combing Through Sun and Pollutant Effects on Hair

Trefor A Evans, Ph.D., institute fellow at TRI Princeton and long-time C&T scientific advisor, offers his insights on the latest developments in hair science and what they mean to the cosmetic formulator.

C&T Formulary: Sensitive Skin and Baby Care

If you're like many consumers, maybe you've jumped aboard the "sensitive skin" bandwagon. And who's to say there isn't some truth to this complaint? The environment has certainly changed, so it seems logical that skin would change in response. Whether it's fact or placebo, this collection of formulas for sensitive skin, including baby care, offer product developers some novel options for this growing market.

Be the Belli of the Ball with Clear Skin

Belli’s Anti-Blemish Facial Wash cleanses and exfoliates the skin by using natural ingredients. This product helps by clearing problem areas and preventing new ones from starting.

Spice up Intimacy with PrivateRx’s Lubricant

Relieve dryness and help spice up life in the bedroom with PrivateRx’s Personal Vaginal Lubricant. With a water-based and silicone blend, the long-lasting lubrication provides various benefits for women.

Slay the Makeup Game

With five different scents to choose from, Gerard Cosmetics’ Slay All Day Setting Spray is a cooling, oil control mist, which helps increase the look and longevity of makeup for hours at a time.

VIDEO: P&G Scientists Talk Consumer Trends in Hair Care

P&G scientists James Schwartz, Ph.D. and Rolanda Wilkerson, Ph.D., tell us about the latest consumer expectations for hair care.

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Practical Modern Hair Science

Practical Modern Hair Science

Between The Covers Discover:

  • Amino acid distribution and biochemistry
  • Examination of strength and anti-breakage product claims
  • Hair: growth cycle, heat protection, shine, and color intensity and retention
  • Overview of shampoos and issues relating to surfactants
  • Science of hair color including chemical reactions and formulations
  • Ethnic differences in hair and absorption of materials
  • Evaluate and quantify visual properties of hair
  • Dandruff-Causes and biology of the condition
  • Hair styling products and polymers

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Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

Finally! This book offers practical approach to the formulation chemist’s day-to-day endeavors by: addressing the innumerable challenges facing the chemist both in design and at bench, such as formulating with/for specific properties; offering valuable “tips” to troubleshooting issues regarding ingredient selection and interaction, regulatory concerns that must be addressed early in development, and the extrapolation of preservative systems; exploring the advantages and limitations of raw materials; addressing scale-up and pilot production process and concerns; and much more.Order your copy today.