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New in Color Cosmetics (page 3 of 5)
Mar 30, 2010 | 11:45 AM CDT
By: Yelena Lipovetskaya, Cospheric LLC
Advances in manufacturing solid polyethylene microspheres have enabled their development in various colors as well as controlled traits such as opacity, specific gravity, particle size distribution and electrostatic charge. These traits can be leveraged by formulators to create new effects in color cosmetics, described here.
Jul 30, 2009 | 12:04 PM CDT
By: Isabelle Imbert, PhD; Anne Francoise Clay; Joe…
The cosmetic industry is challenged to develop active ingredients to provide the skin with a natural, healthy glow without sunlight exposure. Here, the author examines the effects of Pisum sativum extract on melanocytes and shows a time- and dose-dependent increase in skin tone, also suggesting the material could protect skin from UV damage.
Jul 30, 2009 | 11:54 AM CDT
By: Eric Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
This article is the third in a four-part series that highlights connections between cooking chemistry and personal care product development, including reactions that occur and why, and how to best utilize these reactions, for the benefit of formulators.
Jan 30, 2009 | 10:37 AM CST
By: Yukari Sakazaki, Chiaki Asami and Kazuhiro Nis…
In the present report, the authors developed a foundation specifically tailored to the needs and preferences of elderly women and, through scientific measurement, confirmed that wearing the right makeup leads to brain activation. Studies validated that among elderly women, satisfaction with self-appearance could contribute to higher self-confidence, improved outlook and resistance to neurological ailments.
Jul 02, 2008 | 04:56 PM CDT
By: Luigi M. Rigano and Nicola Lionetti, L. Rigano…
Inulin lauryl carbamate is a polysaccharide-based emulsifier that addresses the twin problems of emulsion stability and high powder content in color cosmetic formulations. Here, the authors present a formulation strategy.
Dec 03, 2007 | 01:11 PM CST
By: Emilie Desmarthon, LCW—Sensient Cosmetic Techn…
The present work describes a cosmetic technology based on a newer formulating concept—cream in powder form. The final formulation can be created by two different technical processes to produce either water- or oil-based cosmetics. In each case, the proper selection of ingredients determines the stability of the finished products.
Jun 01, 2007 | 10:45 AM CDT
By: Thomas Rabe, Sarah Vickery, Paul Wildgust and …
In the present study, researchers discuss the benefits of using encapsulated organic colorants in cosmetic foundations, including higher chroma shades with tunable opacity, increased color variation of the foundation and a surface energy profile optimized to skin.
Nov 01, 2006 | 11:08 AM CST
By: Ingrid Vervier and Bénédicte Courel, Dow Corni…
The authors describe a silica-coated silicone elastomer powder that can be incorporated into skin care and color cosmetic applications for wrinkle-masking and sebum control properties, as well as to create novel textures and sensory characteristics.
Oct 02, 2006 | 11:11 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, C&T Magazine
Butterflies, bacteria, yeast and fungi are providing new ways to color cosmetics, thanks to recent developments in microscopy, microbiology, nanotechnology and biotechnology. Although cosmetic colorants are highly regulated, certain colorants from plants and minerals do not require certification and have long histories of use in cosmetics.
Oct 02, 2006 | 10:25 AM CDT
By: Martha Graziano and Bharat Adhia, Eckart Cosme…
Data reported here illustrates that metallic pigments enhance the effects of existing colorants, expanding the existing color palette available to cosmetic formulators. Compatibility, applications and their safety profiles also are described.