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Beauty Devices Ready to Boom, According to Kline

According to Kline, "Given the global diversity concerning consumer awareness, regulatory requirements, purchase channels, and device availability, a genuine wealth of unrealized potential awaits marketers of at-home beauty devices."

Infant Skin Microbiology and Its Relation to Skin Health

Colonization of the skin by microorganisms is important in the overall health of an infant. This report discusses the distribution of normal microflora on healthy infant skin, and the role normal and exogenous microbes play in common skin diseases. Current and emerging treatments are discussed.

Formulating for Moms-in-the-Making

An expectant mother's diet, environment and lifestyle all affect every stage of natal development; common knowledge dictates that what she eats, drinks and is exposed to all contribute to the health of her child. The same can be said of what she puts onto her skin.

Building Natural Products

Since the cosmetics and personal care industry is not regulated, various organizations have offered conflicting positions on standardized guidelines for natural and organic claims. To improve communication on this topic, it will therefore become important to dissociate claims regarding the naturalness of ingredients from the perception of safety.

Vernix Caseosa: The Ultimate Natural Cosmetic?

The present review summarizes the current knowledge of vernix caseosa and discusses the underlying principles by which vernix caseosa operates; this can be applied in moisturizing and barrier-enhancing products, although the proteolipid biofilm itself cannot be used directly on the human body. The most important characteristic of vernix caseosa is its controlled degree of occlusivity—neither too much nor too little.

'Generation Z' Antioxidants

Here, Julie K. Salmon, MD, a dermatologist at Southwest Skin Specialists, discusses innovative antioxidants that are particularly beneficial in skin care.

Dyeing to be Natural

While today’s natural personal care product offerings include soaps, deodorants, skin cream and toothpaste, there are still sectors lacking truly natural product offerings; among them are hair dyes.

The Anatomy of a Formula—Antiperspirant Sticks, Soft Solids and Gels

Deodorants have been used for more than 5,000 years, with every major civilization having left a record of efforts to mask body odors. Over time, applications have evolved from masking offensive odors with simple perfumed oil, to today’s complex deodorant and antiperspirant (AP) applications.

Anticellulite Products: Ingredients and Efficacy Testing

The variety of anticellulite ingredients runs the gamut from herbal to engineered. The variety of instruments and methods to test their efficacy is broad and broadening.

Translating Ayurvedic Traditions into Modern Beauty Products Key to India Market

According to a new report from Kuick Research, during the last decade, the herbal beauty care business has emerged as a new growth frontier for beauty business in India, and the emphasis has been on the spectacular growth of the herbal and ayurvedic beauty products business.

Sizing Things Up

There’s been a lot of talk lately about particle size, especially in reference to nano. On the consumer front, medical advances based on nano-sized tools regularly appear in the news.

Deciphering Frizz Control Hair Care Formulas

Frizz control hair care has been around for almost 20 years. Frizzy hair is a major issue for women with curly hair that has especially been chemically or mechanically treated.

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