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Formula Anatomy Deciphered—BB Creams

BB stands for “blemish balm” in Asia or “beauty balm” in some parts of Europe. It is defined loosely as a product that combines serum, moisturizer, base cream, foundation and sunscreen in one.

Read the Label Online: Fresh Seaberry Restorative Body Cream

Fresh Seaberry Restorative Body Cream is an ultra-hydrating and nourishing treatment designed to calm and relieve irritation. This column will review the ingredient listing for claims and functionality.

2013 R&D Awards Finalists Announced

Cosmetics & Toiletries is pleased to present the finalists for its 2013 R&D Awards, which honor ingredients for their innovative design and finished products for the novelty and craft of their formulation.

Compass—'Trying' Time

From cover to cover, this issue is packed with approaches to create and measure experiences in personal care, which nicely matches this year’s new “give it a try” sentiment—after all experiment leads to experience.

Lab Lessons—Wise Words From the Bench with Gene Frank

On Nov. 13, 2012, Frank was awarded the Stanley Allured Lifetime Achievement Award by the MWSCC for his dedication to the chapter and the education of its future members. Frank serves as a role model for those navigating the murky waters of cosmetic science, and his experience in R&D, for both contract and retail cosmetic manufacturing, provides a unique view for those just starting out.

Report Shows Skin Care Dominating Ayurvedic Cosmetics Market in India

Beauty brands in India have been working to create awareness about using the right skin care products and ayurvedic ingredients in recent years, according to Kuick Research.

Rice Moisture Retention

Japanese skin care company Rice Force utilizes two different rice extracts in its latest lotion launch to retain moisture and keep skin balanced.

Communicating Anti-aging Skin Care Benefits to the Consumer: Part I

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.

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Feminine Hygiene Products

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.

Enzyme-fueled Rejuvenating Treatment to Mimic Photo-facials

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.

Multifunctional BB Creams Versus Tailored Approaches in Beauty

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.

A Review of Skin Hypopigmentation and Contemporary Strategies to Achieve an Even Skin Tone

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.

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