Recent in Skin Care (page 19 of 21)
Mar 5, 2013 | Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Consulting Laboratories
Lip balms or salves constitute a special category of protecting and soothing cosmetics. They are intended to be applied to the lip pseudo-mucosa to relieve the signs and symptoms of skin dryness and chapping. Their function and formulation are described here.
Feb 1, 2013 | Jeffery R. Seidling; Scott W. Wenzel; Corey Cunningham, PhD; and Helen K. Moen, Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Frequent and repetitive tissue use can lead to inflammation of the nasal area. While technologies were already marketed to help minimize and prevent further irritation, none had targeted the heat and redness associated with an already inflamed nose. This presented a market need but several formulating challenges. Described here are the steps taken to find a practical solution to these challenges.
Feb 1, 2013 | Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Consulting Laboratories
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.
Jan 22, 2013 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
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.
Jan 16, 2013
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.
Jan 8, 2013 | 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.
Jan 4, 2013 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
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.
Jan 4, 2013 | Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
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.
Dec 10, 2012
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.
Dec 7, 2012
Japanese skin care company Rice Force utilizes two different rice extracts in its latest lotion launch to retain moisture and keep skin balanced.
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 14, 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.