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Sep 25, 2012 | 10:21 AM CDT
Estée Lauder has launched a skin-brightening line that lightens dark spots in addition to addressing the multiple causes of skin dullness.
Sep 18, 2012 | 05:00 PM CDT
Patent Picks—Ceramide, Magnolia, Coumarin, Banyan Tree/Lotus/Clover Alternatives to Hydroquinone and More
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to skin lightening and pigmentation.
Aug 28, 2012 | 04:34 PM CDT
Both markets are fueled by moisturizing and anti-aging skin care products and are expected to grow into 2015.
Jul 03, 2012 | 03:07 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
From an insider’s view, safety testing is an assumed step in the development of any product on the market. This puts the pressure on analytical and quality control efforts behind the scenes to ensure that ingredients and products meet or exceed expectations. In doing so, theoretically, no one else has to give it a second thought. For those who must give it considerable thought, this edition features two articles on testing, among other topics.
Jul 03, 2012 | 02:23 PM CDT
A Dermatological View—Exploring Potential Differences in Percutaneous Penetration and Barrier Function Between Individuals of Different Ethnicity or Skin Color
By: Elodie Metral and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Unive…
The current understanding of percutaneous penetration and parameters that can influence it remains a sub judice area. Ethnicity or pigmentation, for instance, can be implied in percutaneous absorption for which several studies, described here, have been conducted to clarify their roles.
Jun 11, 2012 | 11:52 AM CDT
BASF launched several ingredients at the recent FCE Cosmetique and Pharma 2012 events, including an all-in-one hair protectant, strengthener and straightener; and a liquid thickener for hair styling gels.
May 08, 2012 | 04:57 PM CDT
Presperse has launched a blend of botanical extracts combining a skin lightening vitamin C derivative and a naturally derived anti-inflammatory/antioxidant.
Mar 30, 2012 | 03:38 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Sophisticated texture and fragrance as part of a formulation’s aesthetics are important to the discerning consumer, and skin type is the primary influence behind how the consumer perceives a skin care product. For example, consumers with dry skin require a richer moisturizer, even though the product should absorb quickly for a smooth finish.
Feb 22, 2012 | 07:30 AM CST
To answer consumers’ desires for straight hair, and comply omit unsafe straightening ingredients, Croda has developed the Cystine Hair Smoothing System, which gently relaxes the hair’s natural curl without added formaldehyde.
Nov 10, 2011 | 03:22 PM CST
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
The Midwest Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (MWSCC) showcased the different hats that cosmetic science wears at its 2011 Fall Technical Symposium on Oct. 13, 2011, with the theme “The Many Faces of Cosmetic Science.”