Recent in Ethnic Care (page 3 of 4)
Nov 1, 2012 | Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Consulting Laboratories
Many products currently on the hair care market relate to a woman’s attempt to partially or completely modify her curly, frizzy and tangled hair. Hair straightening and hair relaxing formulations have been invented to achieve the desire for straight hair.
Sep 1, 2011 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
The term “skin lightening” has been positioned in the cosmetic market to denote the return of skin’s color to a more natural transparent tone, providing a more even skin tone and lighter skin pigment. Topical skin lighteners suppress production of melanin pigment, prevent darkening of the skin or modify pigmentation such as blotches and freckles.
Jul 6, 2011 | Elle Morris
In a market where consumers know a lot about ingredients and are continually interested in new hair care products, brand owners are seeing increasing opportunities with eco-friendly formulations.
Feb 22, 2011 | Ni'Kita Wilson, Cosmetech Laboratories Inc.
This online-only "Read the Label" by industry expert Ni'Kita Wilson reviews the labels of finished products to discuss their formulation benefits and drawbacks. Here, Wilson reviews the ingredient listing for RX for Brown Skin's Skin-Evening Body Butter.
Oct 21, 2010
Carol's Daughter has formulated with macadamia seed oil in a hair care product designed to protect hair from heat damage.
Apr 1, 2009 | AkzoNobel R&D staff
In the past, many ethnic hair care formulations relied heavily on the use of invert emulsions. These products utilized oils as the primary conditioning agent and were lacking in many respects; they did not provide substantial styling benefits, they tended to weigh hair down, and the aesthetic properties were often greasy and unappealing.
May 1, 2008 | Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California School of Medicine and Sarika Saggar, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Part I of this piece, published in the April issue of C&T magazine, began an update on the quantity and quality of dermatological knowledge on the skinmetrics of racial differences in skin structure and function. Part II completes this update and offers an interpretation in reference to skin care for different ethnic groups.
Mar 28, 2008 | Sarika Saggar, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Naissan O. Wesley, MD, UCSF Department of Dermatology; Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California School of Medicine
This article explores and attempts to clarify recent objective data that has become available in the context of transepidermal water loss (TEWL), water content (WC) [via conductance, capacitance, resistance and impedance], etc. to photodamage to differentiate skin properties of different ethnic groups.
Feb 26, 2008
In this thought experiment, industry expert Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, concludes that skin differences between the human races are often very small but sometimes very real.
Jan 21, 2008
Multicultural brand Ambi is expanding into body care.
May 22, 2007
This formulation has been specifically created to address Asain hair needs. It provides properties such as: sleek look, shine, uniform hair alignment and superior volume control.
Feb 28, 2007
This formula provides support, sheen, moisture and protection to fragile hair. It can be used for wrapping hair. The formula conditions, detangles and eliminates frizz while providing style memory.