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Dec 10, 2012 | 03:23 PM CST
By: Huiliang Li, Jahwa Cosmetics
Statistics have shown that products with TCM claims account for a large share of the skin whitening product market—nearly 33% in 2011, which has risen year after year. This article reviews the historic application of TCM in whitening cosmetics. It is excerpted from its full content, which will appear in the February 2013 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine,
Dec 10, 2012 | 12:48 PM CST
Beauty brands in India have been working to create awareness about using the right skin care products and ayurvedic ingredients in recent years, according to Kuick Research.
Dec 07, 2012 | 03:15 PM CST
Japanese skin care company Rice Force utilizes two different rice extracts in its latest lotion launch to retain moisture and keep skin balanced.
Dec 05, 2012 | 10:33 AM CST
Ashland Specialty Ingredients has launched water-resistant sun care formulations that are transparent on skin, even in the presence of water.
Dec 05, 2012 | 10:11 AM CST
Berg + Schmidt has created a natural emulsifier and thickener based on fruit and cereal fibers.
Dec 04, 2012 | 04:34 PM CST
Seppic has entered into a partnership with Coatex to develop a new line of personal care polymers. Under the agreement, the new line of polymers will be manufactured by Coatex and marketed by Seppic.
Dec 04, 2012 | 04:18 PM CST
A report by the Freedonia Group Inc. has forecasted US demand for natural polymers to grow 6.9% annually to US $4.6 billion in 2016.
Dec 04, 2012 | 02:46 PM CST
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops; and St…
This dialogue, the first of a two-part series, is based on a presentation given by Katerina Steventon, PhD, at the Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference on June 12, 2012, in London. It establishes a conversation with Steve Barton, a skin biologist, to discuss concerns and perceptions of British consumers related to skin care. Barton has extensive experience working with marketing teams to improve communication of skin care benefits to consumers, to initiate a dialogue between the consumer and the formulator.
Dec 04, 2012 | 11:56 AM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
As the year winds down and we settle in for our long winter’s nap, or summer fun, depending on your latitude, I think it’s important to reflect on where you’ve been to know where you’re going. Happy holidays to all!
Dec 04, 2012 | 11:45 AM CST
By: Marie Ollagnier; Gordon Hsu, PhD; Bryan Moran;…
Skin care formulations often are enriched with high levels of electrolytic ingredients for various skin benefits. However, these have a negative impact on the viscosity, texture and stability of a system. Described in this article is a multifunctional polymer that is designed to provide excellent electrolyte resistance along with a pleasant sensory profile, as will be shown.