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Exfoliation, Scrub and Gommage

Cosmetic means for achieving rejuvenated skin can be positioned according to intensity of action, skin renewal speed and some functioning details, thus: gommage, scrub, exfoliation and peel represent the four rejuvenation strategies. In some regions, peel refers to aggressive treatments requiring authorized operators such as dermatologists or medical doctors. Therefore, this column will discuss only the first three methods for a better skin glow.

P&G Beauty Decreasing Use of DEP, Triclosan

The company is on track to have its products be phthalate- and triclosan-free by 2014.

Beauty Focus, R&D Investment Important for Future Growth, Says Euromonitor

A video posting featuring Euromonitor senior beauty and personal care research analyst Oru Mohiuddin shows how the growth strategies of the some of the beauty industry's biggest players are stacking up.

Singapore a Growing Beauty Hot Spot in Southeast Asia

A new report from RNCOS, which hones in on trends, demographics and more for the beauty and cosmetic industry in Singapore, shows the market in the country having an anticipated CAGR of around 4% during 2013–2017.

African Consumers Worldwide Unhappy with Hair Care Options

In a new report on African consumers and their behavior in the hair care market, Diagonal Reports shows a rise of the "chemophobe" consumers, as well as how online retail and engagement is changing expectations.

BB Cream Launches in US Increase Nearly 50% Since 2012

Reported usage for other color cosmetic products include 53% for mascara, 48% for lip gloss, 45% for lipstick, eye liner and foundation, 43% for blusher, 42% for eye shadow, and 40% for powder.

Drawing the Line on Wrinkles

A new effective strategy to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles involves supporting the production of structural proteins involved in skin cohesion at the dermal-epidermal junction with a new biomimetic peptide created by solid phase.

Enhancing Shine and Gloss in Sticks

Sensient Technologies Corp. has launched two ingredients that improve the shine and gloss of lipsticks, glosses and more due to their refractive indices.

Rimmel Sources Invista for Lycra Technology in Mascara, Nail Polish

Rimmel London has partnered with Invista to incorporate its Lycra technology into mascara and nail polish.

Ethnic Variation in Skin Properties: Quo Vadis?

Part I of this piece, published in the April issue of C&T magazine, began an update on the quantity and quality of dermatological knowledge on the skinmetrics of racial differences in skin structure and function. Part II completes this update and offers an interpretation in reference to skin care for different ethnic groups.

Macroalgae in Nutricosmetics

Ingested macroalgae and its extracts can provide antiaging benefits such as inhibition of matrix enzymes, glycation, inflammatory activity and elastin calcification. Here, the authors investigated macroalgal extracts on insulin levels of test subjects to determine whether they could control glucose levels.

Ethnic Variation in Skin Properties: Quo Vadis?--Part I

This article explores and attempts to clarify recent objective data that has become available in the context of transepidermal water loss (TEWL), water content (WC) [via conducĀ­tance, capacitance, resistance and impedance], etc. to photodamage to differentiate skin properties of different ethnic groups.

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