Recent in Color Cosmetics (page 7 of 8)
Dec 11, 2012
Pantone announced Pantone 17-5641 Emerald as the color of the year for 2013. While Pantone has teamed up with Sephora to create a 2013 Color of the Year collection with the color, perhaps it may also inspire formulation and packaging hues for other brands.
Oct 16, 2012 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
Urban Decay promises that its Naked Skin foundation allows the consumer to feel like they are not wearing makeup. This column, written by Susan Raffy, reviews the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.
Oct 1, 2012 | Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder Companies; and Richard Riggs, Next Step Laboratories
Many anhydrous products are mixtures of oils, esters, fatty alcohols, waxes, preservatives, fragrances and various pigments. Combining these materials is a complex undertaking, and varying the concentration even slightly changes the dynamics and aesthetics of the final product; in the worst cases, it causes instability.
Aug 14, 2012
Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has launched Color Essentials, a portfolio of color cosmetic formulations designed to offer novel product concepts and higher levels of value to color cosmetics formulators looking to improve aesthetics, sensory benefits and long-lasting waterproofing.
Aug 7, 2012 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick Morante, Nick Morante Consultants
Color expert Nick Morante helps Tony O'Lenick in this edition of "Comparatively Speaking" by explaining the difference between pressed and loose powders, detailing both shared and differing ingredients.
May 8, 2012 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
Now one can achieve the “mistake-proof and gorgeous look” results of a makeup artist at home with Sephora Instant Airbrush Foundation. This column will review the ingredient listing of this product for claims substantiation and functionality.
May 4, 2012
Gelest will showcase its specialty silanes and silicones as reactive surface treatments to tailor the properties of surfaces during Suppliers' Day.
Apr 11, 2012
Shiseido has launched a mascara that conditions the lashes with camellia oil.
Apr 4, 2012
In the opening overview of his latest book, Edwin Faulkner discusses the purpose of color in daily life as an introduction to a deeper examination of color usage in decorative cosmetics. Visit Alluredbooks at booth #1345 to learn more.
Mar 6, 2012
In this excerpt, Ed Faulkner opens his discussion of pigment dispersion by addressing the importance of a working definition of the term “dispersion.”
Mar 1, 2012 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Cosmetics have evolved and are now expected to do much more. In fact, some have been doing more since ancient times, as Li explains with a review of the history and application of Traditional Chinese Medicine in cosmetics.
Mar 1, 2012 | Peter Tsolis and John Castro, The Estée Lauder Companies
Although any formulation type can pose obstacles for the cosmetic chemist, foundations are notorious for their degree of difficulty and intricacy of detail. As if it were not challenging enough to stabilize emulsions with superior aesthetics, foundations require emulsion stability while ensuring color properly develops and stays uniform throughout the product.