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Coated Inorganic Filters for Elegant and Protective Sunscreens

Inorganic UV filters must be distributed evenly to ensure sun protection. Further, they can present challenges of a pasty consistency and undesirable opacity when applied to skin. This paper therefore describes strategies using micronized titanium dioxide with different coatings to optimize its dispersion and protective benefits while improving processing and aesthetics.

Read the Label Online: Wella Luxeoil Reconstructive Elixir

Beauty oils for skin and hair have been quite popular, and Wella's Luxeoil Reconstructive Elixir is one of them. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Wacker Introduces Silicone Elastomer Gels for Improved Skin Feel

At in-cosmetics 2015, Wacker will debut two silicone elastomer gels that improve skin feel in skin care and color cosmetics.

Formulating On Trend: Hydration

How can hydration be considered a trend, when it never went away? It is not so much about the act of hydrating so much as it is “what” and “how” hydration is being delivered. From gel-crème textures to next-generation hyaluronic acid and electrolytes, hydration has taken front and center.

Deglycation Mechanism to Treat Diabetic, Elderly and Xerotic Skin

The non-enzymatic process of glycation affects macromolecules in the skin, causing premature aging especially under diabetic, xerotic and elderly conditions. As the present research describes, a mechanism of deglycation can be used to target these conditions using an imidazole derivate. Here, in vitro and in vivo assays on diabetic, xerotic and elderly panels show statistically significant positive results.

Dr. Straetmans Introduces Natural O/W Emulsifier Blend for Caring Feel

At in-cosmetics 2015, Dr. Straetmans will unveil a natural emulsifier blend for o/w emulsions with higher viscosities that provide a rich texture and nourishing skin feel.

Induchem Activates Brightening with Skin's Microorganisms

At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Induchem will introduce a skin tone brightener that is activated by microorganisms on skin.

Sederma Launches Lifting Active from Plant Cell Culture

At in-cosmetics in Barcelona, Sederma will debut its lifting active for the face and neck.

Innovation Upgrade

The cosmetics industry faces upgrading innovation to meet the high expectations of such digi-centric consumers. It’s a good thing cosmetic scientists are consumers, too, and following these tech trends, they’ve helped push the industry ahead in new ways.

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Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

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