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Apr 30, 2012 | 12:09 PM CDT
During In-Cosmetics 2012, Indena launched two new botanical ingredients for anti-aging skin care; one focused on 'inflammaging' and glycation, and the other on photoaging and skin discomfort.
Apr 24, 2012 | 03:08 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
In this installment of "Comparatively Speaking," industry expert Tony O'Lenick describes the difference between solubility and extraction, and how various extraction techniques can be used to isolate desired cosmetic actives.
Apr 23, 2012 | 01:54 PM CDT
Lonza Personal Care launched its Vivillume active derived from White Bird of Paradise to restore skin’s youthful appearance.
Apr 17, 2012 | 01:42 PM CDT
The natural beauty market has been evolving toward more effective and truly natural products, writes Kline & Company project manager Agnieszka Saintemarie in a recent blog post; however, she questions whether this is the most effective strategy for brands aiming to succeed in the segment.
Apr 13, 2012 | 04:24 PM CDT
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
This online-only "Read the Label" reviews finished products to discuss why specific ingredients were used in the formulations. Here, Éminence's Neroli Age Corrective Eye Serum is discussed.
Apr 12, 2012 | 04:05 PM CDT
At In-Cosmetics in Barcelona, Innospec has created two surfactant blends based on Iselux (INCI: Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate) that are biodegradable, derived from renewable resources and free of sulfates, ethylene oxide and amide.
Apr 06, 2012 | 09:52 AM CDT
Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University have suggested that thyme may be an effective treatment for acne.
Apr 03, 2012 | 03:25 PM CDT
At In-Cosmetics in Barcelona, AkzoNobel Global Personal Care is introducing a line of bioactive ingredients based on Zeta Fraction, including the line's first launch—an anti-aging fraction derived from Camellia sinensis.
Mar 30, 2012 | 02:49 PM CDT
By: Arthur Georgalas
The skin care industry strives to formulate products based on nature’s remedies. However, formulators of such products seek more scientific guidance to determine whether a particular natural material measures up to its synthetic counterpart.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:33 PM CST
By: Huiliang Li, Jahwa Cosmetics
Cosmetics based on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) are formulated not only using TCM drugs, but also according to cultural theories and principles. This article serves as a review of TCM drug ingredients, history and principles, to assist product developers in understanding how they can be combined for products targeted to this specialized market.