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Editor's Note: Health and 'Swell'ness

The consumer driver for health and wellness will no doubt flow into the New Year and beyond. As such, this issue takes inspiration from the spa world.

Microbeads Then and Now: Polyethylene and Alternative Next-gen Abrasives

Properties of microbeads such as their particle size, density, morphology and material hardness are important for abrasive and sensory attributes. The present article highlights these and other aspects for both polyethylene-based beads and naturally derived abrasive alternates.

Read the Label: Murad Transforming Powder Dual-Action Cleanser & Exfoliator

One of the latest Asian-inspired skin cleansers comes from U.S. derm brand Murad. Here, Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., explores it claims and ingredients to see how they match up.

Transform the Shower into Organic Power

Groupe GM presented a line of organic shower products including a shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, body lotion and soap.

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Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Bath, Body & Shower

The holidays are here. Don't stress! Relax and pamper yourself with these novel bath, body and shower formulas. Visit the Cosmetics & Toiletries Bench Reference, our free, exclusive online directory of formulas and ingredients, for details on these and other formulas.

Keeping Things Simple is Significant in Bath & Body

Angela Eppler, Ph.D., senior R&D scientist for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and C&T scientific advisor, offers her insights on what formulators need to know in the Bath and Body segment.

Evonik Unveils Cleansing Technologies with Biosurfactants

Evonik is now the first company to use biotech methods for producing industrial-scale quantities of biosurfactants, which are key components of modern shampoos, shower gels and household cleansers.

Splish Splash Colonial Chemical’s New Ingredients Are Taking Baths

Rub-a-dub-dub in the tub with Colonial Chemical, Inc.’s four new ingredients: ColaTeric CDB, ColaDet BSC-ND, ColaDet EQ-20 and SugaDet Pearl, which benefit cleansing in various ways.

Multi-Functional Milk and Honey Body Wash

Vineyard Hill Naturals’ Hand & Body Wash is a hydrating wash helps cleanse, hydrate and exfoliate.

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C&T Formulary: Bath and Body

Supplier-submitted formulas for Bath and Body products including antiperspirants, bar soaps and body wash.

Century-old Dead Sea Mud Fights Acne

Adovia Dead Sea Mud Soap is a must-have for acne-prone skin. It removes dirt and cleanses skin while simultaneously infusing it with minerals essential to keeping skin hydrated and moisturized.

Formulating Aftershave

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.

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