Recent in Skin Care (page 14 of 31)
Mar 25, 2013
Like most methods of hair removal, chemical depilation is known to cause skin irritation. This can be concealed on the body but it is much more noticeable on the face, posing a challenge for women who wish to conceal their depilation efforts, as well as formulators creating chemical depilatories. Siân Morris, PhD, and her R&D team at Procter & Gamble (P&G) believe they solved this dilemma.
Mar 25, 2013
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.”
Mar 11, 2013 | Imogen Matthews
The Marketing Trends presentations at in-cosmetics will discuss key industry issues such as the role of water in the cosmetic industry, beauty products and the environment, new product innovation from Asia, how older consumers are an overlooked demographic and what to expect in future new product development.
Mar 5, 2013 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
While our path may appear to veer far from water, its status as the universal solvent will bring us back to the source.
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 12, 2013
BB stands for “blemish balm” in Asia or “beauty balm” in some parts of Europe. It is defined loosely as product that combines serum, moisturizer, base cream, foundation and sunscreen in one. Only recently have BB creams seen popularity in the Western world, where large beauty manufacturers have launched their versions to eager consumers.
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 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.