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Feb 14, 2012 | 03:15 PM CST
By: Elsa Jungman, University Paris–Sud
After sudden flooding in Thailand postponed the initial 2012 International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Conference date, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists in Thailand (SCCT) organized a successful event at Bangkok’s Dusit Thani Hotel on Dec. 12–14, 2011.
Feb 10, 2012 | 10:28 AM CST
Cocoon Apothecary has launched a 100% natural blend of therapeutic mud, clay and pure essential oils. Ancient Mud Facial Mask is said to detoxify, tighten and exfoliate skin.
Feb 03, 2012 | 11:17 AM CST
Tom's of Maine has launched an antiperspirant line that is formulated with sustainably sourced ingredients.
Feb 02, 2012 | 09:39 AM CST
By: Arthur Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors
Within the realm of natural and organic personal care products, deodorants and antiperspirants loom large simply because the overall category itself is very large in any retail health and beauty aids planogram. These two related products—i.e., antiperspirants and deodorants (AP/Deo)—are fraternal twins joined at the axilla that perform in this same anatomical arena using some of the same tricks.
Feb 01, 2012 | 09:38 AM CST
Expanscience Laboratoires sourced avocado pulp to create an anti-aging, detoxifying and plumping active.
Jan 05, 2012 | 04:39 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
Are we tired yet of the word sustainability? I know I am (although I blatantly used it in the headline). Colleagues from the Midwest Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and I recently debated this as we planned an education session and considered this topic.
Dec 22, 2011 | 03:13 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC; and Ed …
In this "Comparatively Speaking," Tony O'Lenick refers to Ed Matson to explain the difference between a natural fragrance and a synthetic fragrance, explaining the formulating advantages of using both.
Dec 02, 2011 | 02:17 PM CST
By: Maria Minguet, PhD; Rut Barcelona, MD; Eduard …
Ethyl lauroyl arginate HCl (LAE), derived from natural lauric acid and L-arginine, is shown here to provide broad-spectrum activity against microorganisms including Malassezia furfur and Propionibacterium acnes. In vitro tests corroborated by in vivo evaluations suggest its efficacy in anti-dandruff and dermo-purifying applications.
Nov 23, 2011 | 08:53 AM CST
Patent Picks—Natural Preservatives, Beta-Lactam for Hair Growth, Allyl Caproate for Sensory 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 actives for skin and hair care as well as inventions to improve formulation stability, preservation and sensory attributes.
Nov 22, 2011 | 10:38 AM CST
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has launched a renewable, biobased propylene glycol that meets United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the US Department of Agriculture's Certified Biobased Product Label standards.