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By: Rachel L. Chapman, C&T Magazine
Posted: October 2, 2006, from the October 2006 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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Today there is a noticeable trend toward products that depend on stimuli-responsive behavior, according to Robert Y. Lochhead. In his article, Lochhead examines stimuli-responsive polymer systems providing thermo-associative thickening at desired temperatures.
In addition, Martha Graziano and Bharat Adhia test the effects of metallic pigments on existing colorants. According to the research presented, new polychromatic colors, higher color intensity and greater coverage can be achieved by combining metallic pigments with existing colorants.
In all areas of personal care, research conducted behind the scenes by testing facilities is key to solving formulating puzzles. C&T magazine recognizes the Who’s Who in Testing labs and equipment manufacturers in this annual directory. The alphabetical listing provides full contact information for testing labs, while the geographical cross-reference helps to pinpoint testing facilities, based on location, for easy reference.
From preserving youth to expanding the limits of the color palette, this issue of C&T magazine serves as your guide to answering formulating conundrums.