Recent in Skin Care (page 12 of 26)
May 28, 2014 | Susan Raffy
On the H2O Plus company website, the description for the H2O Plus Oasis Men Ultimate 5-In-1 Facial Spray reads, “This multi-action facial spray for men provides 5 benefits to help hydrate, soothe, even skin tone, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and give a smooth, clean-shaven appearance.”
May 9, 2014
Gathering research from six dynamic global markets, Kline & Company shows where opportunities are the greatest for at-home devices—China.
May 8, 2014 | C. Scott Danos, MPH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA (Ret.)
Ameliorating the appearance of bruises can be accomplished by combining glycerin and triglyceride in a skin care formulation that functions both as a humectant and occlusive agent, as described here.
Apr 22, 2014
These two ingredient examples demonstrate the importance of this microRNA regulated pathway and its interest for the cosmetic industry.
Apr 2, 2014
Naturex's new Super Flowers ingredients dip into the phytochemistry of flowers such as blue lotus, jasmine and more.
Mar 28, 2014
Symrise launched anti-aging, and natural and responsibly sourced ingredients for various applications during in-cosmetics 2014, held in Hamburg.
Mar 20, 2014 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting Inc.
While the benefits of minerals from the Dead Sea have long been touted, AHAVA Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate features the company's Osmoter technology, a complex of Dead Sea minerals claimed to activate the natural cellular process to "rehydrate, illuminate and recharge the skin."
Mar 18, 2014
At Cosmetagora, Soliance introduced a mask concept that is customizable to the user’s specific skin needs. Instant Mask begins by the formulator choosing a base—either cream or gel
Feb 21, 2014 | Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder Companies; and Michael Ingrassia, Biocogent LLC
Recently, one popular avenue for formulation has been the development of emulsions using cold-process materials and techniques. Though this approach has many advantages, there are some specific areas to consider. This article describes these areas, including ingredient compatibilities, processing, pre-blended concentrates, high energy dispersion and others.
Jan 13, 2014 | Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder Companies; and Angle D. Camacho, Bayport Laboratories
Troubleshooting most stability concerns in cosmetic formulations typically starts at the usual raw material classes comprising the skin care and makeup ingredient list. In skin care systems, the emulsification system, thickening ingredients, actives and emollients are usually examined. In a makeup formulation, structural items such as waxes and fillers are usually reviewed, as well as film-formers and colorants.
Jan 6, 2014 | Karen A Costa-Strachan, PhD, Prestige Brands Holdings Inc.
Slimming treatments address a number of targets in skin physiology, including: improving microcirculation, strengthening and protecting the connective tissue, and decreasing adipocyte contents. Traditional and newer approaches to slimming treatments employ a number of ingredients to achieve such ends.
Jan 5, 2014 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
First, if you haven’t noticed, Suppliers’ Day is themed “Project Trendway: Your Stage for Innovation.” This is appropriate considering the industry celebrities, press and scrutinizing eyes of would-be buyers that will be watching as exhibitors strut their latest and greatest on the Suppliers’ Day catwalk.