Recent in Skin Care (page 15 of 18)
Fast Analysis of Cosmetic Allergens Using Convergence Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry – Waters Corp.
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.
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 | 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.