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May 31, 2013 | 11:33 AM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Skin care practice is often culturally ingrained and guided by ritual. There are numerous professions concerned with the skin: the dermatologist, the dermatology nurse, the esthetician and even the skin care sales assistant. Their expertise, approach, perspective and degree of authority in skin care decision-making is different. Yet, finding common denominators is beneficial, and all of these professionals are skin care consumers themselves.
May 31, 2013 | 08:46 AM CDT
Through a framework agreement for a technical partnership, Shiseido is working on this development with Canadian bio-venture company RepliCel.
May 29, 2013 | 04:24 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Water content, surfactants, thickeners, actives, nanoparticles and skin penetration were among the hot topics presented at the biennial XXI COLAMIQC congress of the Latin American and Iberian cosmetic chemists. Held May 14-16, 2013, in São Paulo, technical sessions were paired alongside the FCE Cosmetique exhibition and trade show for both the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries.
May 29, 2013 | 09:41 AM CDT
Sederma targets microRNAs in its new launch to fade the signs of senescence, thereby reducing the appearance of age.
May 28, 2013 | 04:21 PM CDT
Researchers from Evonik and Beiersdorf teamed up to investigate the staining left on clothing by antiperspirants and develop a means to prevent it. Their investigation, which involved consumers from the beginning, resulted in the incorporation of new actives and a new delivery system into a new launch by Beiersdorf's Nivea line.
May 28, 2013 | 03:08 PM CDT
Although, more people are using sunscreen now than in past years, the industry still has a ways to go, according to a study conducted by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The study found that not only do only 17.2% of Americans use sunscreen on a regular basis, but only 32% of melanoma survivors wear sunscreen regularly.
May 28, 2013 | 09:31 AM CDT
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
Unilever's Motions Straight Finish Heat Styled System claims to be an innovative, 3-step product line that, with the help of heat styling tools, allows women with natural hair textures to go from curly to straight and back again, without losing their curls.
May 24, 2013 | 03:37 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
Cosmetics & Toiletries sat down with Lipotec's Cristina Carreño, PhD, at Suppliers' Day 2013 to talk about peptides, advances in anti-aging skin care and ways for suppliers and manufacturers alike to better communicate skin care science to the consumer.
May 22, 2013 | 10:11 AM CDT
To commemorate the International Day for Biodiversity, May 22, 2013, the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) has published the report of this year’s Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference, which focused on how biodiversity is reshaping the beauty industry.
May 22, 2013 | 10:05 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to hair care and growth.