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Lab Lessons—Wise Words From the Bench With George Deckner

According to George Deckner, research fellow at Procter and Gamble (P&G), the key to being an innovative formulator is knowing material science. “Materials are what lead formulation innovation. The formulation stuff is easy to get when you understand material science.”

Reducing Irritation and Increasing Efficacy in Acne Care With Dimethyl Isosorbide

Arlasolve DMI (INCI Name: Dimethyl Isosorbide), a methylated sorbitol derivative, was designed by Croda to help dissolve actives such as BPO in formulations and prevent re-agglomeration. This increases the efficacy of the active as well as reduces its irritation potential.

Patent Picks—Natural Preservatives, Beta-Lactam for Hair Growth, Allyl Caproate for Sensory and More

Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to actives for skin and hair care as well as inventions to improve formulation stability, preservation and sensory attributes.

Soothing Lip Treatment with Pramoxine HCl and Dimethicone

Blistex addresses lip-related symptoms resulting from colds, flu and allergies with its latest treatment launch. Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother is said to alleviate lip discomfort while moisturizing dry, chapped lips.

Formula Anatomy Deciphered— Anti-acne Ingredients

Acne vulgaris (acne) is a skin disease that can be caused by multiple chronic issues including: hyperkeratinization, sebaceous gland hyperplasia with seborrhea, Propionibacterium acnes proliferation and inflammation.

Skin Balm for 27 Uses

Philosophy has introduced a balm that reportedly can address 27 skin issues.

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