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Probiotic Personal Care: A Case Study

The body’s microbiome is an exciting new “organ” for scientific exploration—and formulation. Here we present a case study with David Keller, Ph.D., of Ganeden, a company leading the way in probiotic innovation, and Jacqueline Gelardi, of Smart-N-Healthy LLC, a company that employs Ganeden ingredients.

Read the Label: Count to Zen Rejuvenating Hand & Body Crème

Count to Zen Rejuvenating Hand Cream is an Asia-inspired U.S. product, described as an intensely hydrating, quick absorbing, cream-textured hand treatment. This column will review the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.

Patent Pick: Giving Mascara Mishaps the Slip

Clumping, smudging and other mascara mishaps could become history thanks to a new invention from L'Oréal. Here, high levels of plant oil replace wax to provide desired benefits to mascara.

Patent Pick: Complexing to Simplify the Antiperspirant Equation

Colgate-Palmolive inventors aren't sweating the small stuff. In a new patent application, they propose a stannous fluoride-based composition for antiperspirants with sweat control.

Troy Corp. Expands Preservative Portfolio

In order to provide more flexibility to formulators, while also reducing costs of preservatives, Troy Corporation has introduced a new range for personal care and cosmetics applications.

Editor's Note: You’ve Been Training for This

Like many, our family is planning a summer vacation—boating and swimming on a lake with friends for an entire week. Moments like these are what skin care formulators have been training for. What do I mean? Read on to find out.

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Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Skin Health and Wellness

Caring for skin will always be a topic of conversation. This month's formulary focuses on next-gen solutions for skin health, well-being and the psyche.

Patent Pick: Precursors Preempt Sun's Strike

Beiersdorf inventors are making offensive moves in the sun protection game. In a new patent application, the company explores how to hustle the avobenzone precursor 4-(tert-butyl)-4'-methoxydibenzoylmethane into action.

Surfactants Exert Control Over Skin Properties

Consumers were educated in skin wettability and surfactant chemistry in a report by Dailymail.com that covered new findings from Binghamton University on how skin properties can be controlled using surfactants.

Blue Light in the Lime Light

Sederma has added a new effort to blackout light that comes from screens, which effects aging among other consequences. Blue light damage can come from sunlight or tablets, TVs, computers, phones and so forth.

Spiral into the Blue

A new blue ingredient, which has radio talk show hosts developing segments about is the newest trend behind blue foods. Where does the blue-green algae originate from? It is lifted from freshwater lakes and ponds … that’s right, the new trend is pond scum.

Get Fresh with the Eucalyptus Oil Market

Fragrances and cosmetics are feeling funky fresh with the eucalyptus oil market as it is starting to boom all around the world. Eucalyptus oil has a variety of benefits and can be utilized as an ingredient for dietary supplements, capsules and more.

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