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Jun 18, 2012 | 09:26 AM CDT
The US personal care market is on the rise, according to a report by Kline & Company. The report, Cosmetics & Toiletries USA, valued the market at US $38 billion, representing a growth of 4.2%. The report found growth in nail polishes, facial treatments, men's care and luxury fragrances.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:40 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Whenever a given scent was first introduced, that’s how far back in our memories it can take us. This is something to bear in mind, especially as consumers try a product for the first time.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:16 PM CDT
By: S. Peter Foltis, L’Oréal USA, Clark, NJ, USA
Self-tanning preparations are becoming increasingly important for consumers desiring a tanned look without exposing themselves to undue harm. The present article reviews DHA and other self-tanning active ingredients and their mechanisms of action. Formulating hallenges such as stability and ingredient interactions are discussed, as well as the evaluation and regulation of self-tanning products.
Jun 04, 2012 | 02:42 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Although market trends for sun protection might make consumers believe otherwise, many younger individuals continue to desire and pursue tan skin. This is regardless of the awareness for the relationship between sun exposure and melanoma, and strong prevention messages in the media.
May 08, 2012 | 04:13 PM CDT
Lipo Chemicals will present optically activated nylon particles, which are designed to emit and diffuse visible light to reduce the appearance of skin imperfections, among other innovations.
May 04, 2012 | 12:46 PM CDT
Gelest will showcase its specialty silanes and silicones as reactive surface treatments to tailor the properties of surfaces during Suppliers' Day.
May 03, 2012 | 04:58 PM CDT
In addition to courses for the beginning chemist, natural products and optimization of formulas, Cosmetics & Toiletries has added Physiology of the Skin, featuring Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, to its online training program. Buy at Suppliers' Day and save! Visit booth 1345.
May 03, 2012 | 02:52 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
This edition examines oral care formulas to address erosion and sensitivity with an article by Faller. Also, Rigano discusses the components of toothpaste and their functions. New findings in naturals and sun care are also always of interest, and in this issue, Tooley et al. describe a water-based titanium dioxide dispersion for natural UV protection. Finally, Becker et al. present a time-saving method to pre-evaluate filler pigments for soft focus effects.
May 03, 2012 | 02:42 PM CDT
By: Miriam Becker, Christoph Schmidt, PhD, Veroni…
Functional filler pigments play an important role in adjusting optical properties such as transparency and soft focus effects in cosmetics. However, their suitability for specific formulas is not apparent until time-consuming tests using many different fillers have been conducted. Therefore, a new method to predetermine the soft focus effects of functional filler pigments is described here.
Apr 11, 2012 | 10:08 AM CDT
Shiseido has launched a mascara that conditions the lashes with camellia oil.