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Sep 19, 2012 | 09:18 AM CDT
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is becoming the UV filter of choice for many formulators due to its exceptional mildness and safety, and its inherent broad-spectrum UV protection profile. Consumers are attracted to it due to its natural appeal as a mineral UV filter.
Sep 04, 2012 | 11:59 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Claudie Willemin sees legislative and regulatory requirements in a more positive light: as an opportunity for innovation. This attitude has built her successful career of more than 20 years in the cosmetics industry, some of which she recounts here.
Sep 04, 2012 | 11:20 AM CDT
By: Art Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors
The industry continues to seek protection from the sun without chemical reactions on the skin, in the body or in the environment.
Aug 13, 2012 | 04:24 PM CDT
Researchers from universities in Spain and Italy have uncovered photoprotective properties in a strawberry extract.
Jul 02, 2012 | 11:52 AM CDT
HallStar has created a polyester that allows formulators to combine active ingredients that have previously been considered too photo-unstable to be effective.
Jun 25, 2012 | 07:57 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Annual Scientific Seminar, held May 3–June 1, 2012, was led with a charge for sustainability and greener chemistry.
Jun 20, 2012 | 08:14 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, "Patent Picks" are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to sunless tanning, skin protection and anti-aging skin care.
Jun 19, 2012 | 10:57 AM CDT
DuPont has launched a soy-based multifunctional polymer for a variety of personal care applications from sun care to hair care.
Jun 13, 2012 | 10:58 AM CDT
New findings regarding the formation of fullerenes, aka "buckyballs," were recently published in the journal Nature Communications, suggesting that smaller cages grow into larger ones.
Jun 11, 2012 | 10:17 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Researchers at University of California at Santa Cruz have taken a new approach for removing drug-resistant bacteria from wounds and skin infections: using light to trigger the controlled release of nitric oxide.