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Nov 23, 2009 | 10:07 AM CST
Colonial Chemical Inc. has created naturally-derived, non-ethoxylated emulsifiers for natural product applications, specifically for 1,4-dioxane-free formulations.
Nov 17, 2009 | 10:03 AM CST
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
The second annual CosmeticsXchange (CTX) began Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, with an evening cocktail reception to break the ice. Held at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, USA, attendees mingled around the pool among colleagues and peers and discussed various topics of importance within the cosmetics R&D industry.
Nov 13, 2009 | 11:35 AM CST
Alban Muller International has launched a line of oil-soluble plant complexes, all with different skin or hair benefits.
Nov 11, 2009 | 08:31 AM CST
A recent study in Skin Pharmacoloy and Physiology examined the delivery of epigallocatechin-3-gallate and quercetin from green tea and Ginkgo biloba extracts into the skin from cosmetic formulations.
Oct 20, 2009 | 05:06 PM CDT
Colonial Chemical has introduced natural surfactants to provide mild cleansing and high foaming properties in wash-off applications including sulfate-free products.
Sep 29, 2009 | 04:20 PM CDT
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Since the cosmetics and personal care industry is not regulated, various organizations have offered conflicting positions on standardized guidelines for natural and organic claims. To improve communication on this topic, it will therefore become important to dissociate claims regarding the naturalness of ingredients from the perception of safety.
Sep 29, 2009 | 02:58 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
This issue takes wellness cosmetics to heart. Steep some hot tea with honey, sit back, relax and enjoy an interesting read—it’s good for you, and will surely provide you healthy food for thought. I know I feel better.
Sep 08, 2009 | 06:36 PM CDT
P.L. Thomas has introduced a wheat-derived antiaging active to the North American market that provides skin and hair benefits via its lipid and ceramide content.
Aug 31, 2009 | 11:11 AM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions; and Ber…
The present review summarizes the current knowledge of vernix caseosa and discusses the underlying principles by which vernix caseosa operates; this can be applied in moisturizing and barrier-enhancing products, although the proteolipid biofilm itself cannot be used directly on the human body. The most important characteristic of vernix caseosa is its controlled degree of occlusivity—neither too much nor too little.
Aug 12, 2009 | 08:33 AM CDT
Brazil-based Beraca was awarded for “The Sustainable Use of Amazonian Seeds,” selected by the United Nations from more than a thousand initiatives of social and environmental responsibility worldwide.