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Oct 17, 2013
Male skin care needs are distinct due to the presence of testosterone. The unique attributes include increased skin thickness, enhanced sebum production and the onset of androgenetic alopecia. The market must evolve to address these needs.
Oct 16, 2013 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
editing...“An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and in this case, an Activator Ampoule a day keeps the wrinkles away. Missha Time Revolution Night Repair New Science Activator Ampoule is loaded with probiotics and other cosmetic active ingredients and claims to smooth wrinkles, firm, energize, restore elasticity and whiten the skin.
Oct 15, 2013
From artificial nail stylings to new ways to decorate and bedazzle nails, the nail care segment of the beauty industry continues to see a boom.
Oct 15, 2013
"Certainly, the scope for development of algal ingredients for personal care applications is vast, with many algal species remaining entirely untapped," writes Euromonitor contributing analyst Cathy Boyle.
Oct 15, 2013
Generally, the primary goal of hair-growth products is not to cure a condition but to prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. Several hair growth ingredients currently available provide this effect by accelerating blood flow. This article excerpt* describes mechanisms of hair loss and materials to treat it.
Oct 15, 2013
Azelis Personal Care has assembled the Cosmetic Formulators Calendar, a year’s worth of raw material and formulation ideas derived from seasonal changes, holidays, etc. to inspire the formulator and the marketing team.
Oct 11, 2013
Recent work indicates that the biomarker progerin, in conjunction with dysfunctioning telomeres, triggers cellular senescence. In response, trifluoroacetyl-tripeptide-2, a synthetic tripeptide, was developed to decrease progerin production, thereby regulating biological mechanisms involved in the aging process and reducing the cosmetic effects of aging, which are explored here.
Oct 10, 2013
While the introduction of fluoride remarkably increased the life expectancy of natural teeth, two oral care problems have since emerged: tooth sensitivity and dental erosion. This article describes approaches to these problems and discusses the challenge of simultaneously maintaining fluoride efficacy in multi-benefit toothpaste formulations.
Oct 9, 2013
All hair styling formulations start with a framework that is adjusted to obtain the correct viscosity, flow, etc. Auxiliary ingredients are then added to fine-tune the formula with respect to aesthetics, benefits and compliance. This article presents a review of the components in hair styling products.
Oct 8, 2013 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
According to Merriam-Webster, phenomenology is the study of consciousness and self-awareness as a philosophy. Putting this with epidermic led me to what the industry now considers wellness and corneocare, which Steventon describes.
Oct 8, 2013 | Cicely Sara Quintana Seguil, Belcorp
To improve the appearance of dry and wrinkled lips, it is necessary to hydrate them. Here, the author describes a lipstick concept to meet this need and a formulation process to achieve it. The product was then tested for immediate and long-lasting moisturization using a corneometer, and a quantitative study was conducted to rate its usability.
Oct 8, 2013 | Peter Tsolis,The Estée Lauder Companies; and Angle D. Camacho, Bayport Laboratories
Cosmetic formulators are constantly challenged to develop products for daily use, and mascaras in particular are one of the most researched (and scrutinized) products a woman can purchase. Scientists must go to great lengths to ensure this miracle product delivers on the eyelash benefits it advertises.