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Jun 17, 2014
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.
Jun 13, 2014
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.
Jun 12, 2014
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.
Jun 10, 2014
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.
Jun 9, 2014
Freeman Technology has published a free educational guide, titled "An Introduction to Powders."
Jun 6, 2014
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.
Jun 3, 2014
Lipotec has launched a peptide positioned to topically assist Botulinum Toxin Type A while "waiting for the next injection."
Jun 1, 2014
Many approaches can be used to fight hair damage and aging. These include repairing hair structure to recover as much of its integrity as possible and treating hair with specified ingredients to increase strength and resilience. In addition, promoting hair growth can be accomplished by acting on the scalp. The practical application of these strategies is described here.
May 27, 2014
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.”
May 21, 2014
Custom Ingredients Inc. has launched a blend of Amazonian Paulinia cupana (guarana) vine extract and vitamins for anti-aging benefits.
May 9, 2014
Ameliorating the appearance of bruises can be accomplished by combining glycerin and triglyceride in a skin care formulation that functions both as a humectant and occlusive agent, as described here.
May 9, 2014
Gathering research from six dynamic global markets, Kline & Company shows where opportunities are the greatest for at-home devices—China.
May 7, 2014
According to Organic Monitor, the growing array of green actives is spurring innovation in the beauty and cosmetics industry, and the organization is finding that novel green ingredients also are bringing fresh technical challenges with them.
May 5, 2014
Croda Inc. has launched a new hair conditioning agent to address the needs of multicultural hair damage—an expanding market. The company notes the ingredient's broad regulatory acceptance will enable globally approved formulations.
May 1, 2014
Powder cosmetic products (both pressed and loose) include foundations, eye shadows, primers, blushes, bronzers and all-over shimmer powders. Though the raw materials used in them often are similar, the processing, texture, packaging, applicators and application, along with color development, vary for each type. These variations are described here.
May 1, 2014
In this excerpt from his chapter on “Hair Care Product Claims,” Trefor Evans opens the door to the examination of strength and anti-breakage product claims.
Apr 28, 2014
For many, summer is around the corner, and it’s time to break out the sunscreen to protect skin from UV while wearing swimsuits and sports gear.
Apr 21, 2014
TRI-K Industries has developed a multifunctional protein from baobab that helps to repair damage, increase hair strength, protect from UV damage, moisturize dry hair and nourish strands.
Apr 11, 2014
During in-cosmetics 2014, Solvay launched a conditioning solution created to meet market demands for silicone-free, sulfate-free, oil-based and oil-free shampoos. The system targets not the hair type, but the type of effect desired from shampoos.
Apr 9, 2014
The Lubrizol Corporation announced its new polymer technology created for shampoo applications.