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Polymer Naturally Sticks it to Stray Hairs (or Makes More)

Next week, Revolymer will feature its new RevCare NE 100S hair styling polymer during in-cosmetics North America. This naturally derived film-forming technology can replace petrochemically derived equivalents while matching or exceeding their performance.

Plant-Based Synthetic EGF for Anti-aging

Lipotrue will smoke the competition with its Epitensive anti-aging product, derived from a relative of the tobacco plant. The company will present its technology next week during in-cosmetics North America.

Alternative Preservative with Bonus Claims

Alternatives to conventional preservation are like cake; everyone wants it. This ingredient launch from Lincoln Manufacturing puts the icing on top, with added benefit components. Check them out at in-cos N.A.

Keeping Things Simple is Significant in Bath & Body

Angela Eppler, Ph.D., senior R&D scientist for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and C&T scientific advisor, offers her insights on what formulators need to know in the Bath and Body segment.

Editor's Note: A Little Innovation Takes Us a Long Way

Innovation is the force behind new product development. The act or process of introducing new ideas, devices or methods, as Merriam-Webster defines it; and it requires a degree of intrepidity and creativity. Having metrics to go along with it doesn’t hurt, either, so you have an idea of what your market needs.

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C&T Formulary: Naturals

Be sure to visit the Cosmetics & Toiletries Bench Reference, our free, exclusive online directory of formulas and ingredients, for details on these formulas and more.

When Acne Attacks, Hexylresorcinol and Ethyl Linoleate Fight Back: Experimental (part II)

Although P. acnes is a commensal bacterium of normal skin, together with the sebaceous gland, it clearly is implicated in acne. Here, P. acnes and other possible causes are reviewed, and a hexylresorcinol and ethyl linoleate anti-acne treatment to target them is described.

When Acne Attacks, Hexylresorcinol and Ethyl Linoleate Fight Back (part I)

Although P. acnes is a commensal bacterium of normal skin, together with the sebaceous gland, it clearly is implicated in acne. Here, P. acnes and other possible causes are reviewed, and a hexylresorcinol and ethyl linoleate anti-acne treatment to target them is described.

Take a Hint: Go with Milk Makeup’s Tint

Available in eight colors to match any skin tone, Milk Makeup's Sunshine Skin Tint is a vegan liquid foundation, which can easily fit in a purse or pocket. The product is applied directly to the skin and can be blended in using fingertips for targeted coverage.

'Feel' Your Age? This Ingredient Can Help

During in-cosmetics N.A., Gattefossé will present an ingredient targeting one of the most difficult signs of aging to hide: degraded skin texture.

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