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Mar 12, 2013 | 02:13 PM CDT
At in-cosmetics in Paris, Naturochim will introduce the latest additions to its Premium Organic line of butters, avocado and a coconut.
Mar 11, 2013 | 03:17 PM CDT
By: Imogen Matthews
The Marketing Trends presentations at in-cosmetics will discuss key industry issues such as the role of water in the cosmetic industry, beauty products and the environment, new product innovation from Asia, how older consumers are an overlooked demographic and what to expect in future new product development.
Mar 06, 2013 | 04:14 PM CST
Research conducted at UCLA with scientists from Washington University in St. Louis and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute has made an interesting discovery about Propionibacterium acnes that may affect the prevention and treatment of the disorder.
Mar 06, 2013 | 10:48 AM CST
At in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris, Lonza Personal Care will launch a combination of two fermented microbes grown simultaneously to create a competitive environment for survival.
Mar 06, 2013 | 08:46 AM CST
Clariant has launched EcoTain, its life cycle and a label that allows it to assess the protection of human, environmental and ecological health of its products over the value chain and clearly identify what products fulfill those requirements.
Mar 05, 2013 | 03:32 PM CST
Patent Picks—Lotion-infused Hand Towels; Homarine and Erythritol; MNTF Peptides and More for Moisturization
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies to moisturize and rejuvenate skin.
Mar 05, 2013 | 03:07 PM CST
Grant Industries has created a mercapto-containing dimethicone copolymer to improve adhesion to fiber surfaces in straightening, styling and anti-frizz applications. It has also launched two sensory-enhancing silicone materials for water-based applications.
Mar 05, 2013 | 12:38 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
While our path may appear to veer far from water, its status as the universal solvent will bring us back to the source.
Mar 05, 2013 | 12:32 PM CST
By: Konstantin Tsinman, PhD, Pion Inc.; Bálint Sin…
This work studies the applicability of a 96-well-based skin-mimetic artificial membrane permeability model to differentiate between topical pharmaceutical and cosmetic formulations. Results are compared with data obtained from in vitro Franz cell permeability measurements and reveal the applicability of this method to assess cosmetic formulation permeation and speed the discovery process.
Mar 05, 2013 | 12:21 PM CST
By: Olga V. Dueva-Koganov, PhD, Artyom Duev and St…
Current in vitro methods to assess photostability and antioxidant activity do not account for the diffuse reflectance of skin. Described here is an in vitro test that addresses this variable, mimics end-use product conditions and models photodamage processes. The approach is employed to determine the efficacy of an antioxidant from the Camellia sinensis (tea) plant.