Recent in Skin Care (page 6 of 28)
Aug 28, 2013
A video posting featuring Euromonitor senior beauty and personal care research analyst Oru Mohiuddin shows how the growth strategies of the some of the beauty industry's biggest players are stacking up.
Aug 19, 2013
A new report from Canadean shows that facial care will remain the largest skin care category in the U.S. to 2017, and multi-purpose products will increase in popularity with time-constrained consumers.
Aug 13, 2013 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
“Feels like an oil, acts like an oil, but it’s not an oil.” Okay, then what is this emollient? It is chemically equivalent to other types of squalane derived from shark liver or olive, but created during an exclusive fermentation process from sugarcane.
Aug 8, 2013
Since the early 1980s, nonaqueous emulsions have attracted technical interest as potential vehicles and delivery systems for personal care products. This is due to the development of a broad range of silicone-based emulsifiers, silicone polymers and other polymeric emulsifiers that have enabled their use. This article will briefly review their history and evolution into current-day specialized applications.
Aug 8, 2013
Hands also frequently provide symbols and perceptions of human personality, energy and mood, and because these multitasking tools are easily soiled, they must be frequently cleansed.
Aug 2, 2013
Market research Canadean forecasts growth for skin care in Mexico, citing its mending economy following the recession.
Jul 31, 2013
Higher SPFs in makeup and skin care products are becoming more the norm, according to The NPD Group, and this sun protection-infused market has grown to $1.1 billion in U.S. prestige department stores from June 2013 to May 2013.
Jul 24, 2013
Soon after the nutrition industry recognized the benefits of probiotics, the personal care industry began researching its application in skin care.
Jul 24, 2013
Water conventionally has been used in personal care as the starting ingredient in formulations, but rarely has it been the single ingredient in an aerosol delivery system. When Drew Aultman, founder and president of Watersall started her company she decided to focus on water... literally just water.
Jul 23, 2013
The skin innately possesses metabolic pathways and receptors to protect against external assaults. Here, one protective component, 7-dehydrocholesterol or provitamin D, naturally present in the skin, is described, which serves as the precursor for active metabolites that influence the formation and maintenance of barrier function, the activation of antimicrobial peptides, photoprotective activities, and protection against senescence.
Jul 18, 2013
Kline & Company's Carrie Mellage picks up the bee buzz at Cosmoprof North America.
Jul 17, 2013
This article is the third in a four-part series that highlights connections between cooking chemistry and personal care product development, including reactions that occur and why, and how to best utilize these reactions, for the benefit of formulators.