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Read the Label: Avène Ultra-light Hydrating Sunscreen, Face, SPF 50+

This month, we welcome back our regular "Read the Label" contribution from Susan Raffy, of Susan Raffy Consulting, to review the label claims and ingredient listings of new products. This month features the Avène Ultra-light Hydrating Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50+, for Face.

Throwing Shade: Revision Skincare's Intellishade SPF

Intellishade SPF 45 blends naturally with every skin tone, while providing broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection with anti-aging benefits.

Safer Solar Protection Part II, Going Beyond UV Defense

Recent research has focused on nature’s ways of protecting living organisms, from plankton and cyanobacteria to humans, from the sun. With the proper topical delivery systems, some of these biomechanisms may prove beneficial to consumers and marketers.

Letter to the Editor: Beautiful Yet Depressing

In this Letter to the Editor regarding our controversial January sunscreen article, after 50 years of working in sun protection, John Woodruff now questions his contributions. Read his letter, here.

Letter to the Editor: Congratulations

"I found this information focused on the consumer, something that we as formulators need." In his Letter to the Editor, Daniel Mauricio Sánchez gives Cosmetics & Toiletries a thumb's up for the controversial January sun protection article.

Letter to the Editor: Criticisms of 'Safer Solar Protection' Article

"My feeling is that the paper by Stanek and Gupta, in its present form, might add to the sunscreen confusion." In this letter to the editor, Paolo Giacomoni, Ph.D., provides his opinion on what the authors missed.

Supplier Roundtable: High-SPF, Non-whitening Sun Protection

Ever thought about how to formulate a non-whitening, high-SPF product? As part of a new “Supplier Roundtable” series, experts from the industry were challenged to provide solutions for these formulating issues.

Convenience is Key for Sun Care Products

Technavio's latest global sun care products market report points toward a rise in multifunctional and premium products entering the market, with consumer ease and use of technology in mind.

Formulary

Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Sun Protection

As we settle into January, cold temperatures loom and consumers will soon hope to escape to a tropical paradise. Consider the following sun formulas to help protect them. For additional formulas and a directory of ingredients, visit the Cosmetics & Toiletries Bench Reference.

Safer Solar Protection: Going Beyond UV Defense, Part I

This two-part article is controversial. In part I, it reviews a number of concerns about the safety of traditional sunscreens. In part II, scheduled for February, the authors propose new approaches to move past these issues.

Smart Sunscreen Packaging Shows How Long Until You Bake

Imagine smart packaging that tells the consumer when it's time to reapply another glob of sunscreen. Well, it's already on the horizon.

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