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Jun 19, 2013 | 10:00 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources, and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to skin repair, protection and care.
Jun 11, 2013 | 03:57 PM CDT
Symrise has introduced two algae extracts, one designed to prevent hair loss, strengthen hair and make it thicker, while the other serves as a dual-action self-tanner for face and body.
May 31, 2013 | 11:41 AM CDT
By: Giorgio Dell'Acqua, PhD, Freedom Actives Corp.
However, the growing market demand for natural alternatives to synthetic is pushing brands to continue to consider the use of natural oils in their formulations.
May 29, 2013 | 04:24 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Water content, surfactants, thickeners, actives, nanoparticles and skin penetration were among the hot topics presented at the biennial XXI COLAMIQC congress of the Latin American and Iberian cosmetic chemists. Held May 14-16, 2013, in São Paulo, technical sessions were paired alongside the FCE Cosmetique exhibition and trade show for both the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries.
May 28, 2013 | 03:08 PM CDT
Although, more people are using sunscreen now than in past years, the industry still has a ways to go, according to a study conducted by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The study found that not only do only 17.2% of Americans use sunscreen on a regular basis, but only 32% of melanoma survivors wear sunscreen regularly.
May 21, 2013 | 08:39 PM CDT
At Suppliers' Day, Momentive Performance Materials debuted two new silicone blends that offer multifunctionality to personal care formulators.
May 06, 2013 | 12:11 PM CDT
By: S. Wiechers, PhD; P. Biehl; C. Luven; M. Maier…
The article compares the performance of titanium dioxide as a UV filter in cosmetic formulations as a function of its primary particle size. It was found that with increasing primary particle size, even below 100 nm, the effectiveness of the inorganic (mineral) UV filter was clearly reduced.
May 02, 2013 | 01:37 PM CDT
By: Dennis Lott , Florida Suncare Testing Inc.
In September 2012, 101 sun care product users were surveyed on the beach regarding what SPF and product form(s) they were using, among other questions. While 12.2% used SPFs of 15–29, a 58% majority used SPFs of 30–50. Lotions were the favored form, followed by sprays. This article reports the detailed findings from this survey.
May 01, 2013 | 09:33 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to sun protection and after-sun repair.
Apr 09, 2013 | 01:59 PM CDT
Beiersdorf has created a new method of skin analysis to help it develop new skin care products.