Recent in Color Cosmetics (page 2 of 13)

Bite Beauty's Prismatic Pearl Multistick

Bite Beauty's Prismatic Pearl Multistick features a buildable, shimmering formula that is 35% powder for a lightweight color application to eyes, cheeks and lips.

Pinterest Unveils Emerging Beauty Trends for 2018

According to Pinterest, in 2017, the number of beauty pinners reached a whopping 48 million and beauty pins saw a 75% year over year increase.

Pantone Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet

"From exploring new technologies and the greater galaxy to artistic expression and spiritual reflection, intuitive Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come."

Read the Label: Erborian BB Crème Au Ginseng SPF 20

Erborian's BB Crème Au Ginseng product claims to transform the skin with a velvety, ultra-soft, spotless finish. In this product review, Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., looks to the label to see if the ingredients align with these claims.

INOLEX’s LexFeel Vibrant Improves the Spread and Feel of Makeup

With color cosmetics growing in popularity, INOLEX has added a new fluid to its LexFeel ingredient portfolio, to improve color vibrancy and sensory characteristics in makeup formulas.

Do You Have the Need for Speed Formulating?

Cosmetics & Toiletries caught up with Irwin Palefsky, president and CEO of Cosmetech Laboratories, Inc., to hear his opinions on the speed formulating process and how formulators can get in-demand products to market quickly, without compromising safety and efficacy.

Leveling Up: Passion Fruit Drives Color Cosmetics Into New Dimensions

Passion fruit seed extract is shown to exhibit antioxidant, skin whitening and sun protection capabilities in color cosmetics. This novel, natural and sustainable source for cosmetic actives demonstrates a near totality of claims for formulators and marketers.

Mented's Lip Gloss for Women of Color

Newly launched Mented Cosmetics features nude lipsticks, nail shades and lip gloss specifically designed to complement darker skin tones.

Wowder by Glossier

Formulated with diamond powder, kaolin clay and vitamin E, Wowder helps cut shine, blur the appearance of pores and set makeup without caking.


Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Foundation and Color

Autumn is around the corner for at least half of our readers, bringing with it dramatic color-change across the landscape. For others entering spring, the refreshed earth is awakening with color. In both cases, a color formulary seems appropriate; so we've included one here.

In the Mind's Eye: Color Science to Expand the Multicultural Palette

In recent years, the demand for multicultural cosmetics has grown, putting pressure on formulators to extend the shade range of product offerings. The present article reviews the basics of color science, pigments and formulation concepts to support developers for this segment.

Patent Pick: Giving Mascara Mishaps the Slip

Clumping, smudging and other mascara mishaps could become history thanks to a new invention from L'Oréal. Here, high levels of plant oil replace wax to provide desired benefits to mascara.

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