Recent in Skin Care (page 4 of 28)

Approaches to Cold-process Formulations

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.

Red Pump Solutions

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.

Recent Advances in Slimming Treatments

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.

Symrise Awarded for Innovation by SEPAWA

Symrise’s multifunctional stabilizer SymSave H (INCI: Hydroxyacetophenone), launched in July 2013, was awarded the SEPAWA association's Innovation Award 2013 during the group's recent event, held in Fulda, Germany.

Naturex Launches Line of Eco-friendly Botanical Oils for Skin and Hair

At in-cosmetics Asia, Naturex launched a line of 13 botanical oils that match sensorial and efficacy properties with social and environmental responsibility.

Read the Label Online: Bliss Triple Oxygen Ex-'glow'-sion! Vitabead-Infused Moisture Cream

TheTriple Oxygen Ex-‘glow”-sion! Vitabead-Infused Moisture Cream contains oxygen and microalgae for an instant burst of youthful radiance. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Azelis Presents Year-long Inspiration for the Formulator

Azelis Personal Care has assembled the Cosmetic Formulators Calendar, a year’s worth of raw material and formulation ideas derived from seasonal changes, holidays, etc. to inspire the formulator and the marketing team.

Naturex Launches Line of Eco-friendly Botanical Oils for Skin and Hair

At in-cosmetics Asia, Naturex launched a line of 13 botanical oils that match sensorial and efficacy properties with social and environmental responsibility.

Uncovering Stability Issues: The Obvious and Not So Obvious

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.

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