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Jan 8, 2015 | Luigi Rigano, PhD, Rigano Laboratories, Milan, Italy
Lip glosses combine the properties of color cosmetics and lip balm to offer high shine, lip enhancement and pleasantness, accompanied by protection and soothing benefits. To offer these properties, lip glosses must incorporate a complex blend of oils, waxes, thickeners and tackifiers. Various modern technologies allow the formulator to assemble sensorially enchanting lip glosses.
Dec 17, 2014 | Katie Anderson
There are numerous “natural” personal care products for babies and children, but CeraVe Baby Wash + Shampoo is the first cosmeceutical that I have seen in this market segment.
Dec 3, 2014
In the traditionally female-oriented skin care market, it is men who present a highly attractive opportunity in Germany, finds new report by Canadean; report also finds many consumers now believe there is little difference between premium branded skin care and private label alternatives.
Nov 11, 2014
Women desire a youthful looking face more than a youthful looking body, according to the results of a national survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Allergan Inc.
Nov 5, 2014
Sederma has developed a novel ingredient to sustain and optimize hyaluronic acid turnover in the skin.
Oct 31, 2014 | Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder Companies, Melville, NY USA; and Peter Marinelli, Grant Industries, Elmwood Park, NJ USA
Obtaining the desired feel and performance in a formula has been greatly simplified by the evolution of silicone chemistry. Silicones have been popular cosmetic ingredients for decades, and have led to innovative textures in skin care and makeup. Though they began as basic linear polymer systems, technologies have evolved to develop various forms from these main backbones.
Oct 28, 2014 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting Inc.
Unilever’s St. Ives Even & Bright Pink Lemon & Mandarin Orange Scrub takes advantage of two hot trends in the cosmetic industry by using natural exfoliants in the “brightening” category. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.
Oct 22, 2014 | Katie Anderson
The male skin care market in Asia, specifically in Korea, is on the uptick, according to Florence Bernadin, founder and CEO of Information et Inspiration. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Asian male skin care market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Bernadin's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.
Oct 14, 2014 | Luigi Rigano, PhD, Rigano Laboratories, Milan, Italy
Besides soothing and calming irritated skin, aftershaves are expected to refresh the skin, provide emolliency, reduce blood flow, tone skin, impart scent and antibacterial benefits, and prevent folliculitis, among others. Relevant ingredients for these functions are discussed here in terms of three categories of aftershaves: fluid transparent solutions, thick gels and fluid emulsion lotions.
Oct 13, 2014
The Vietnamese cosmetic market is a emerging market with huge potential, according to Le Chau Giang, special adviser to the president of the ASEAN Cosmetic Association and senior director and head of regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Asia Pacific. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Vietnamese cosmetics market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Giang's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.
Oct 3, 2014 | Giuseppina Viscardi, Monza, Italy; Nicola Garuccio and Parand Salmassinia, Induchem, Volkestwil, Switzerland and New York
Lipstick is formulated with pigments for the obvious reason of color, but formulators always face the same technical difficulties of pigment dispersion and final shade matching. The present article explores solving these two lipstick dilemmas with an amphiphilic copolymer to improve pigment dispersion and texture of lipsticks.
Sep 30, 2014
The survival instincts of Alpine snow algae can be conferred to skin cells, extending their longevity. And, as shown in this video, a tube photobioreactor is used to grow and harvest the algae, from with this extract is made.