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New in Color Cosmetics (page 8 of 30)
Apr 04, 2012 | 09:32 AM CDT
By: Imogen Matthews
The Marketing Trends presentations at In-Cosmetics Barcelona, which takes place on April 17–19, 2012, provide an opportunity to discover the latest trends and issues affecting the global cosmetics industry. This article will take a look at some of the key trends that will be analyzed in more depth in the presentations.
Apr 04, 2012 | 07:50 AM CDT
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 20, 2012 | 04:58 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Here, industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between color and fluorescence, as understanding the effects of fluorescence can lead to a better visual appearance to skin.
Mar 14, 2012 | 08:58 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to color, such as pigments, films and colorants for skin and hair care.
Mar 06, 2012 | 03:33 PM CST
In this excerpt, Ed Faulkner opens his discussion of pigment dispersion by addressing the importance of a working definition of the term “dispersion.”
Mar 06, 2012 | 02:15 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick…
To follow up on the four-part series of "Comparatively Speaking" columns on color that sourced Nick Morante, the color expert continues in this column to discuss the difference between colors and certified colors.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:45 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
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 01, 2012 | 03:52 PM CST
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Although hair is technically dead, the hair care industry is alive and well thanks to the skill sets driving hair care brands—and no one knows this better than Robert Hefford, PhD. Although he has formulated in other categories, Hefford is a true hair care expert, having conducted basic research, formulating, testing, package design, scale-up and more for some of the industry’s top brands. Here, he recounts some of his experiences over the past three decades.
Mar 01, 2012 | 03:48 PM CST
By: Malyn Chulasiri, PhD, Better Way (Thailand) C…
The article discusses the preparation of proliposome-coated mica harboring bioactives from plant origin that have skin-whitening/-lightening effects. The treated mica is incorporated into facial powder for skin-smoothing, -moisturizing and -lightening properties, which are evaluated here.
Mar 01, 2012 | 03:30 PM CST
By: Peter Tsolis and John Castro, The Estée Lauder…
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.