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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.

Read the Label Online: Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester 15

Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester 15 is a cream with a high concentration of vitamin C ester, a more stable form of vitamin C ascorbic acid. This column will review the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.

International Brands See Success in Vietnamese Cosmetic Market

Vietnamese cosmetic market sales are estimated at US $150 million per year year with an annual sales increase of 30%.

Iranian and UAE Skin Care Markets Forecasted for Growth

Both markets are fueled by moisturizing and anti-aging skin care products and are expected to grow into 2015.

Consumer Perspective—Seasonal Cleansing

The traditional way of cleansing, until a decade or so ago, advocated using soap and water, or rich cleansing milk and toner, depending on the consumer’s preference. This approach has been superseded by cleansing balm in winter and mild facial wash in summer.

Absorbing Oil With Rice Seed Protein

Johnson & Johnson has added an anti-acne cleanser to its Clean & Clear brand that absorbs oil with rice seed protein.

Green Clay for Absorption, Adsorption and Coverage in Cosmetics

Jarchem has added a green clay to its Jarxotic Naturescrubs line that provides absorption, adsorption and coverage to cosmetic formulations.

Compass—Best Foot Forward

From an insider’s view, safety testing is an assumed step in the development of any product on the market. This puts the pressure on analytical and quality control efforts behind the scenes to ensure that ingredients and products meet or exceed expectations. In doing so, theoretically, no one else has to give it a second thought. For those who must give it considerable thought, this edition features two articles on testing, among other topics.

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Foot Care

Many dermatological diseases such as athlete’s foot occur because the feet spend long spans of time in a warm, dark and humid environment. While there are several foot diseases related to diabetes, this column will focus on the development of foot care formulae designed for cosmetic treatments.

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