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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.
Apr 04, 2012 | 09:32 AM CDT
By: Imogen Matthews
The Marketing Trends presentations at In-Cosmetics Barcelona, which takes place on April 17–19, 2012, provide an opportunity to discover the latest trends and issues affecting the global cosmetics industry. This article will take a look at some of the key trends that will be analyzed in more depth in the presentations.
Apr 04, 2012 | 07:50 AM CDT
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 20, 2012 | 04:58 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Here, industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between color and fluorescence, as understanding the effects of fluorescence can lead to a better visual appearance to skin.
Mar 14, 2012 | 08:58 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to color, such as pigments, films and colorants for skin and hair care.
Mar 06, 2012 | 03:33 PM CST
In this excerpt, Ed Faulkner opens his discussion of pigment dispersion by addressing the importance of a working definition of the term “dispersion.”
Mar 06, 2012 | 02:15 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick…
To follow up on the four-part series of "Comparatively Speaking" columns on color that sourced Nick Morante, the color expert continues in this column to discuss the difference between colors and certified colors.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:45 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
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.