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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.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:40 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Whenever a given scent was first introduced, that’s how far back in our memories it can take us. This is something to bear in mind, especially as consumers try a product for the first time.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:16 PM CDT
By: S. Peter Foltis, L’Oréal USA, Clark, NJ, USA
Self-tanning preparations are becoming increasingly important for consumers desiring a tanned look without exposing themselves to undue harm. The present article reviews DHA and other self-tanning active ingredients and their mechanisms of action. Formulating hallenges such as stability and ingredient interactions are discussed, as well as the evaluation and regulation of self-tanning products.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:11 PM CDT
By: Jill B. Costa, PhD, Bell Flavors and Fragrance…
Outdoor, indoor and self-tanning products have different usage profiles, thus fragrancing each product type has special considerations with respect to the overall fragrance structure and the types of characters that work best. The present article reviews fragrance structure and discusses specific considerations for each product type to assist formulators in designing successful sun care products.
Jun 04, 2012 | 02:42 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Although market trends for sun protection might make consumers believe otherwise, many younger individuals continue to desire and pursue tan skin. This is regardless of the awareness for the relationship between sun exposure and melanoma, and strong prevention messages in the media.