Recent in Skin Care (page 16 of 17)
Dec 4, 2012 | Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops; and Steve Barton, Skin Thinking Ltd.
This dialogue, the first of a two-part series, is based on a presentation given by Katerina Steventon, PhD, at the Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference on June 12, 2012, in London. It establishes a conversation with Steve Barton, a skin biologist, to discuss concerns and perceptions of British consumers related to skin care. Barton has extensive experience working with marketing teams to improve communication of skin care benefits to consumers, to initiate a dialogue between the consumer and the formulator.
Dec 4, 2012 | Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Consulting Laboratories
When personal care products are formulated to maintain the hygiene of the external genital area, specifically the female genitalia, they must have distinctive characteristics. These products must address the female genitalia’s complex anatomy, physiological elements and role in body metabolism and reproductive functions.
Nov 12, 2012
Amway has added an at-home treatment to its Artistry brand that aims to mimick the benefits of a professional photo-facial treatment with the enzyme UV-endonuclease encapsulated in a liposome delivery system.
Nov 6, 2012 | Imogen Matthews
The popularity of beauty options such as BB creams as caused a boom in products that offer multifunctionality, but at the same time, consumers are continually seeking out products that fit specific needs.
Oct 8, 2012 | Cecilia Teran, Durant Scholz, Julie Cava, Kathleen Norris, Erica Babson and Dale Hana; Active Concepts, LLC, Lincolnton, NC USA
Whether formulating for Asia, North America, Europe or Latin America, the cosmetic chemist will face one common demand in all these markets: an even skin tone. This article excerpt provides an overview of melanosome manipulation.
Sep 4, 2012 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester 15 is a cream with a high concentration of vitamin C ester, a more stable form of vitamin C ascorbic acid. This column will review the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.
Aug 28, 2012
Vietnamese cosmetic market sales are estimated at US $150 million per year year with an annual sales increase of 30%.
Aug 28, 2012
Both markets are fueled by moisturizing and anti-aging skin care products and are expected to grow into 2015.
Aug 15, 2012 | Katerina Steventon, PhD, of FaceWorkshops
The traditional way of cleansing, until a decade or so ago, advocated using soap and water, or rich cleansing milk and toner, depending on the consumer’s preference. This approach has been superseded by cleansing balm in winter and mild facial wash in summer.
Aug 14, 2012
Johnson & Johnson has added an anti-acne cleanser to its Clean & Clear brand that absorbs oil with rice seed protein.
Jul 31, 2012
Jarchem has added a green clay to its Jarxotic Naturescrubs line that provides absorption, adsorption and coverage to cosmetic formulations.
Jul 3, 2012 | 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.