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Dec 04, 2013 | 09:13 AM CST
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
One of the first mainstream temporary hair colors to come to market is the Bumble and Bumble's spraychalk. This product is a “wild, quick-dry tinted hairspray for a splash of color and style” that comes in various colors. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality.
Dec 04, 2013 | 08:52 AM CST
At recent European and Asia-Pacific events, a number of speakers suggested that consumer behavior was becoming a major barrier to sustainable development in the beauty industry.
Dec 03, 2013 | 06:37 PM CST
Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to color in makeup and hair applications.
Dec 03, 2013 | 01:02 PM CST
Once California added diethanolamine to the list of regulated chemicals in personal care formulations under Proposition 65, chemists immediately sought out surfactants that were free of DEA. Here is presented a roadmap for identifying the right solution to replace DEA-containing surfactants in personal care products.
Nov 27, 2013 | 08:01 AM CST
Cosmetics & Toiletries has extended the deadline for raw material nominations to its 2014 R&D Awards (to be presented at in-cosmetics in Hamburg). Recognize your team's innovation and expertise today! New deadline for entries: Dec. 10, 2013.
Nov 22, 2013 | 11:33 AM CST
Essential Ingredients has created a 40% salicylic acid gel that is safe, stable, effective and meets the United States Pharmacopeia's Salicylic Acid Gel Monograph.
Nov 22, 2013 | 10:59 AM CST
Innospec has introduced two new variants of its benzoate ester Finsolv TN (INCI: C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate), a more sustainable version and one that is lower in benzyl benzoate.
Nov 20, 2013 | 11:25 AM CST
Areas of ethnic beauty product development, beauty devices, and fashion and other non-beauty brand partnerships are where beauty brands need to look to make revenue gains, according to Euromonitor.
Nov 20, 2013 | 11:13 AM CST
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has introduced a collection of hair therapy formulations. Included in the set of hair formulations are: Radiant Repairing Shampoo, Radiant Hair Conditioner, Time Control Hair Lotion and CC Hair Cream.
Nov 20, 2013 | 10:30 AM CST
At SCS Formulate in Coventry, UK, Ashland introduced a formulation collection for men's grooming. The Groom ‘n’ Go formulation kit offers men a comprehensive personal care regimen in less than 30 min.