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Dec 10, 2013 | 01:20 PM CST
Jane Henderson, global president of Mintel’s beauty and personal care division, explains, “Mixologiste is fast becoming the stand-out trend that spans all beauty and personal care categories. This is a key mega trend, in development for the last year or so, but we are set to see it really accelerating in 2014."
Dec 09, 2013 | 03:38 PM CST
By: M Chulasiri, PhD, P Santiparaphop and V Teeran…
The present article discusses facial powder containing specific layered color-travel pigments that give a color-flop effect due to light reflectance at different angles. In particular, layering a bluish silver pigment with a sienna pigment is shown to highlight the forehead, cheek and nasal bridge while shading the jaw, chin and alar base of the nose, consequently imparting a slim-looking appearance.
Dec 05, 2013 | 01:28 PM CST
Serving as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Pantone hue Radiant Orchid—a mix of fuchsia, purple and pink—has been named 2014's color of the year.
Dec 04, 2013 | 09:13 AM CST
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
One of the first mainstream temporary hair colors to come to market is the Bumble and Bumble's spraychalk. This product is a “wild, quick-dry tinted hairspray for a splash of color and style” that comes in various colors. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality.
Dec 03, 2013 | 06:37 PM CST
Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to color in makeup and hair applications.
Nov 13, 2013 | 09:40 AM CST
Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. has entered personal care with Elevance Smooth, a line of plant-based multifunctional polymers, and Elevance Soft, a line of plant-based emollients.
Nov 06, 2013 | 11:19 AM CST
Globally, the most popular claims in hair coloring new product launches are those that help to brighten or illuminate the hair.
Nov 06, 2013 | 09:20 AM CST
Croda Inc. has introduced the first in a line of sensory-driven emollients.
Nov 04, 2013 | 02:44 PM CST
By: Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder Companies; and …
Troubleshooting most stability concerns in cosmetic formulations typically starts at the usual raw material classes comprising the skin care and makeup ingredient list. In skin care systems, the emulsification system, thickening ingredients, actives and emollients are usually examined. In a makeup formulation, structural items such as waxes and fillers are usually reviewed, as well as film-formers and colorants.
Oct 29, 2013 | 11:29 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
Over 110 attendees flocked to the Belvedere Events & Banquets in Elk Grove Village, Ill., USA, to attend the Midwest chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemist's (MWSCC) Fall Technical Symposium on Oct. 10, 2013.