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Blurred Lines: The Growing Influence of Cosmetics in Hair Care Innovation

Hair care is seeing a boost in the personalization of its products, a trend that is heavily influenced from the color cosmetic and skin care beauty categories.

Corrections Regarding NPA Standards: Letter to the Editor

After reading this article, I found inaccuracies in some of the statements regarding the Natural Products Association (NPA) Natural Standard.

Researchers Propose Coloring Hair with Nano-Patterning

Researchers from the University of New Mexico and Los Alamos National Laboratories have reported nano-patterning a diffraction grating on human hair with a focused ion to allow the hair to reflect colors in the spectrum to produce a hair color pattern with a flat iron.

Read the Label Online: Nexxus Color Assure Pre-wash Primer

This primer is formulated with exotic white orchid extract, to help seal and protect each hair strand; repelling water to colored hair remarkably vibrant. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Author Response to 'Improved Antioxidant Penetration' Letter to the Editor

A recent Letter to the Editor called to question some details in the logic presented in an April 2014 Cosmetics & Toiletries article. Following is the author's response to this letter.

Earth-friendly Homosalate UV Filter

Novacyl has introduced its YOSH homosalate UV filter, an oil-soluble material that absorbs in the UVB range and acts as an excellent solvent and booster.

Formulating for Brazil

Croda has launched "Formulating with Brazil in Mind," a promotional kit featuring market-relevant formulations to aid customers in creating personal care products suited to the Brazilian market.

Guide to Powder Behavior

Freeman Technology has published a free educational guide, titled "An Introduction to Powders."

New Ranges Leverage Botanical/Microorganism Synergy

Greentech has developed new actives from the synergies between botanicals and microorganisms. At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, the company introduced two ranges of actives: Probiophytes and Ferment’Actives.

Peptide to Assist Botulinum Toxin Type A

Lipotec has launched a peptide positioned to topically assist Botulinum Toxin Type A while "waiting for the next injection."

Read the Label Online: H2O Plus Oasis Men Ultimate 5-In-1 Facial Spray

On the H2O Plus company website, the description for the H2O Plus Oasis Men Ultimate 5-In-1 Facial Spray reads, “This multi-action facial spray for men provides 5 benefits to help hydrate, soothe, even skin tone, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and give a smooth, clean-shaven appearance.”

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