Recent in Color Cosmetics (page 5 of 8)

Cosme-phenomenology

According to Merriam-Webster, phenomenology is the study of consciousness and self-awareness as a philosophy. Putting this with epidermic led me to what the industry now considers wellness and corneocare, which Steventon describes.

Delivering High Moisturization from Lipstick

To improve the appearance of dry and wrinkled lips, it is necessary to hydrate them. Here, the author describes a lipstick concept to meet this need and a formulation process to achieve it. The product was then tested for immediate and long-lasting moisturization using a corneometer, and a quantitative study was conducted to rate its usability.

Viscosity, Dispersion and More in Mascara

Cosmetic formulators are constantly challenged to develop products for daily use, and mascaras in particular are one of the most researched (and scrutinized) products a woman can purchase. Scientists must go to great lengths to ensure this miracle product delivers on the eyelash benefits it advertises.

Read the Label Online: Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation SPF 15

This foundation is available in ten shades and uses “light responsive technology” based on gel-covered pigments that mimic photo filters to blur imperfections. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Make Up For Ever, NPD Group Study Shows Dissatisfaction with Foundation

A study on foundation makeup by The NPD Group, commissioned by Make Up For Ever, found a large number of women have challenges with foundation, including finding the right product, application issues and more., leading Make Up For Ever to launch Foundation Nation.

Impact Colors Predicts 2015 and Beyond Color Trends

Impact Colors has introduced Color Trends 2015+, an online presentation of color and color effects in the personal care industry for 2015 and beyond. Color Trends 2015+ frames the future in five themes: Brilliance, Two-tones, Multicolors, Faux Nature and Men.

Impact Colors Predicts 2015 and Beyond Color Trends

Impact Colors has introduced Color Trends 2015+, an online presentation of color and color effects in the personal care industry for 2015 and beyond. Color Trends 2015+ frames the future in five themes: Brilliance, Two-tones, Multicolors, Faux Nature and Men.

BB Cream Launches in US Increase Nearly 50% Since 2012

Reported usage for other color cosmetic products include 53% for mascara, 48% for lip gloss, 45% for lipstick, eye liner and foundation, 43% for blusher, 42% for eye shadow, and 40% for powder.

Enhancing Shine and Gloss in Sticks

Sensient Technologies Corp. has launched two ingredients that improve the shine and gloss of lipsticks, glosses and more due to their refractive indices.

Rimmel Sources Invista for Lycra Technology in Mascara, Nail Polish

Rimmel London has partnered with Invista to incorporate its Lycra technology into mascara and nail polish.

Avon Increases Eyelash Volume With New Mascara Brush

Avon has utilized feedback from 2,000 women and 5,000 hours of research to launch a new way to apply mascara.

Blush Just Got Smarter

Blush has evolved to a more sophisticated use of color that involves pigment, chemistry and now biology. New to the market are blushes that use the skin’s chemistry to help the products achieve a natural flush.

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