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Your Newest Stocking Stuffer: Activated Charcoal

Coal is not just for the naughty list anymore. Vantage launched an ingredient utilizing activated charcoal to fight pollution, which will have consumers filling out their wish list early for Christmas this year.

Read the Label: Nude Wear Touch of Glow Foundation

Physician's Formula Nude Wear Touch of Glow Foundation is a weightless fluid foundation that claims to provide skin with an illuminating veil of radiance. This column will review the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.

Beware: Blue Light Damage On The Rise

Blue light is becoming more prevalent across the industry as suppliers are recognizing the significance of the damage caused by both sunlight and technology. A few industry professionals shared tips on prevention and treatment for said damage.

Editor's Note: The Fiber of Our Being

It’s in the very fiber of our being to bring you data and ideas that are critical and relevant to your product development efforts, beyond space constraints.

A Sense of Sensory Analysis: Testing for the Non-test Expert

Sensory analysis is an important tool that can be successfully applied to all products that impact our senses. This article provides an overview of the means with which formulators can become acquainted with the sensory properties of a cosmetic formula. By doing so, developers can ensure products fulfill consumer needs.

A Pretty Slick Trick—Hair Oils Offer Multifunctional Benefits

The use of hair oils is nothing new, but the formulas, extracts and technologies used to develop them have improved. This article explores the benefits of hair oils, some popular types and their known effects. It also highlights some modern formulations.

Binding Water in 3D: Cellulose Networks for Texture and Sensory Benefits

This article explores a natural raw material sustainably produced from cellulose that improves rheological and sensory properties in cosmetic products. Here, it is tested for matte effects in a face cream, for hair conditioning to reduce combing forces, and for viscosity recovery in sunscreen sprays.

[video] Anti-Pollution Fuels Suppliers' Insight

Anti-pollution is a topic many are consistently expressing concerns over. Cosmetics & Toiletries and Global Cosmetic Industry approached a few people who shared with us the way they approach this trending field.

Formulary

Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Hair Repair & Protection

There's a boom in the global hair color segment, for both men and women; alongside this, conditioners and treatments are growing. As such, here we present novel formula concepts for this sector.

Cold Pressed: Not Just for Juice Anymore

OZNaturals launched a new cold-process formulation method to eliminate the need for heat and harmful chemicals. OZNaturals is slowly working to manufacture its entire product line to cold-processed skincare

[Podcast] Perfume as Art With The Institute for Art & Olfaction

In the first Two Sense podcast, Perfumer & Flavorist sat down with the founder and director of the Institute for Art & Olfaction and discussed the art of perfume and scent's role in society.

PK4 Dietary Supplements by Philip Kingsley

A new protein based dietary supplement for beautiful hair.

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