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Naturex Launches Angelic Hair Ingredient

Have consumers bring their halos and spread their wings with Naturex's new ingredient, known as Angel's Hair. This active botanical benefits hair in a number of ways and is added into a hair product, which will be showcased at in-cosmetics Global in April 2017.

Microgreens Reporting for Duty

Need a blast of new flavor? Or reinforcements for your skin barrier? At ease, soldier. Microgreens are easy to access and grow, and serve as a hero for health and more, packing powerful nutrients and antioxidants.

Botanic Innovations is Calm as a Cucumber

Botanic Innovations is staying calm, cool and collected with its latest ingredient, which has properties to do exactly that. From hair and scalp care to skin care, this ingredient provides various benefits.

Sederma to Fight Aging at in-cosmetics

Get a preview of what Sederma plans to launch at in-cosmetics Global in April 2017. The company's peptide range will receive a new member to fight aging and wrinkles.

Do Solvents Impact Skin?

Can solvents from skin creams, lotions or other topical applications affect molecules in the skin? Researchers from Lund University in Sweden investigate.

JEEN Launches Alternative Preservatives

JEEN found not one, but two solutions to help meet industry demand for alternative preservatives. The manufacturer launched two ingredients to add into formulas and challenging applications for non-traditional preservation.

An Eye for Radiance

For individuals looking to redesign their eye contour to look more youthful and radiant, GATTEFOSSÉ plans on featuring its latest ingredient to reduce wrinkles at in-cosmetics Global in April 2017.

Copper Blue and Inner Light Make Summer Time Skin Care All Right

The Blue Copper 5 Cooling Moisture Mist and Inner Light Instant Complexion Enhancer are part of a dual skin care process that diminishes fine lines and wrinkles while also enhancing skin's natural tone.

Formulary

Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Hair and Scalp

Volume, growth, loss, styling and moisture are among the top hair-related search terms on the Cosmetics & Toiletries website. In response, following are some of the latest formulas we've received to impart these (and other) benefits to hair.

Lip-smacking Results: Mixture Design ‘Pays Off’ to Optimize Wax/Oil Lipstick Ratio

This article explores Mixture Design for lipstick development. The approach models the blending surface with a suitable mathematical equation to identify ideal ingredient ratios. As is shown here, Mixture Design can effectively optimize lipstick formulations, saving development time and costs.

Color, Corrected: Perfectly Tuning to Black Skin Tones

Color-matching foundations that are true to skin tones is a challenge, especially for darker skin. Here, the authors describe a process using L*C*h* measurements to guide the formulator with iterative adjustments to pigments and levels, to successfully match black skin tones. Researchers noted further research is necessary to improve coverage without impacting overall skin color.

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