Recent in Color Cosmetics (page 8 of 8)
Fast Analysis of Cosmetic Allergens Using Convergence Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry – Waters Corp.
Apr 4, 2012
In the opening overview of his latest book, Edwin Faulkner discusses the purpose of color in daily life as an introduction to a deeper examination of color usage in decorative cosmetics. Visit Alluredbooks at booth #1345 to learn more.
Mar 6, 2012
In this excerpt, Ed Faulkner opens his discussion of pigment dispersion by addressing the importance of a working definition of the term “dispersion.”
Mar 1, 2012 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Cosmetics have evolved and are now expected to do much more. In fact, some have been doing more since ancient times, as Li explains with a review of the history and application of Traditional Chinese Medicine in cosmetics.
Mar 1, 2012 | Peter Tsolis and John Castro, The Estée Lauder Companies
Although any formulation type can pose obstacles for the cosmetic chemist, foundations are notorious for their degree of difficulty and intricacy of detail. As if it were not challenging enough to stabilize emulsions with superior aesthetics, foundations require emulsion stability while ensuring color properly develops and stays uniform throughout the product.
Mar 1, 2012 | Luigi Rigano, Rigano Industrial Consulting Laboratories
The category of color cosmetics referred to as foundations, also known as bases, strives to achieve a complex mix of functional, sensorial and aesthetic effects. These all-over facial cosmetics aim to hide minor skin imperfections like wrinkles and blemishes; to even and modify the skin color of the face; and to alter the light reflection capability and luminosity of the face and neck—all while maintaining a natural-looking and velvety appearance.
Feb 28, 2012
L'Oréal has created a primer that also illuminates skin.
Feb 16, 2012
Benefit Cosmetics LLC has introduced a foundation formulated to brighten skin.
Jan 26, 2012
Tarte has utilized Amazonian clay in another product, this time to provide coverage in a foundation for all skin types.
Jan 10, 2012 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC; and Nick Morante, Nick Morante Cosmetic Consulting
Tony O'Lenick collaborated with Nick Morante to develop a four-part series of the "Comparatively Speaking" column that focuses on color. This is the first in the series, where Morante helps explain the difference between spectral color and perceived color.
Jan 4, 2012
Ariel Laboratories, a custom product development laboratory, has created a mineral-based mascara formulation that is said to resonate light.
Dec 21, 2011 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
This online-only "Read the Label" reviews finished products to discuss why specific ingredients were used in the formulations. Raffy, the column's author, is a new addition to the Cosmetics & Toiletries lineup. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the column, with more than 25 years of experience in personal care, including R&D positions at Physicians Formula, Alcon Laboratories, Aware Products and Guthy-Renker. Here, she reviews L'Oréal Paris' Visible Lift Smooth Absolute Foundation SPF 17.