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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.

Move Over Mood Rings: Hyper-reactive Hair is Here

If you haven't heard about color-change hair yet, you soon will. In fact, it's hitting headlines worldwide, and you'll be seeing it strut along the catwalk during London's Fashion Week starting in just a couple days.

Can't 'Beet' DuPont's Latest Ingredient

Achieve healthy and glowing skin with DuPont's newest ingredient launch. The natural active provides moisturization for balanced water levels and protection from UV. Learn more at in-cosmetics Global in April 2017.

Perfect Shaves Now Come in Small Packages

The Single-Use Shaving Cream Minis is a shaving cream contained in a water-soluble pod that are great for shaving on the go.

Cleansing Clay Cleans Male Skin

For Men is a seven product collection that draws out the impurities of the skin with Kaolin clay that doesn’t dry the skin or relieve it of its natural oils.

Read the Label: Avène Ultra-light Hydrating Sunscreen, Face, SPF 50+

This month, we welcome back our regular "Read the Label" contribution from Susan Raffy, of Susan Raffy Consulting, to review the label claims and ingredient listings of new products. This month features the Avène Ultra-light Hydrating Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50+, for Face.

Antioxidants in a Nutshell—Pistachio, to be Precise

Researchers from Tufts University in Boston had a nutty idea: What if pistachios could provide skin benefits? As it turns out, this wasn't such a tough nut to crack.

Kleenex Exfoliating Cushions Named Product of the Year 2017

Over 40,000 consumers participated in a survey that evaluated different products based on seven features: appeal, customer satisfaction, customer advocacy, purchase interest, uniqueness, relevance and customer excitement.

Ashland Combines Formulations to Create Acne-Kit

Millions of people struggle with acne and treating it and Ashland wants to help. The company launched an anti-acne formulation kit to soothe irritated skin and provide various forms of solutions.

Skin Made for Snuggling

Snuggly Lotion makes it possible for the consumer to hydrate the skin with a non-greasy nourishing solution.

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