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Dec 6, 2016
You don’t need to go miles high to give skin a cloud nine feeling. However, Mibelle’s pine ingredient, pinolumin is derived from the chilly Alps and is utilized to lessen skin irritation and inflammation.
Nov 28, 2016
With facial makeup applications leading the color pigments industry, MarketsandMarkets published a report, projecting for this market to reach over $11.5 billion by 2021.
Nov 23, 2016
Get ready to "wow" with the silver sparkling pigment Merck KGaA launched. Ronastar Frozen Jewel can be added to premium cosmetics and high-quality body care products to add a twinkle.
Nov 18, 2016
"If my products help people to take a moment for themselves each day, my dream will be realized.”
Nov 18, 2016
Protean refers to flexible, versatile and adaptable ingredients, which assume many roles in formulations. Several notable multi-tasking ‘stars’ such as these are in the cosmetic raw materials universe. Their astonishing behaviors are described here.
Nov 17, 2016
Microemulsions present a means to convert the challenges faced by the personal care industry into step-change opportunities. This review considers the features of microemulsions, their applications and various means of preparing them.
Nov 15, 2016
Assembling five of its top skin care actives, DSM has developed a "Five Actives—Five Actions" approach to protect skin against the effects of pollution.
Nov 2, 2016
The functional limitations of surfactant emulsions led one Shiseido team to develop a "novel, ultimate emulsification system" to overcome those limitations. Read on to learn more about this system, which was presented at the IFSCC Congress in Orlando.
Oct 31, 2016
Halloween is kicking off with the IFSCC Congress 2016, which consists of various launches and innovations. Lubrizol Corporation is one of many companies introducing new concepts, including its Carbopol SMART polymers.
Oct 29, 2016
Brave researchers in France studied the creepiest, crawliest of creature venoms, including spiders, snakes and scorpions, in search of new molecules to inhibit melanogenesis.
Oct 27, 2016
It's been a while since we heard about açaí but Mary Kay could be bringing it back in a big way—particularly alongside pomegranate. The inventors on a new patent application claim they've found the right mix to address multiple signs of aging.
Oct 21, 2016
The use of phytosterols is proposed here to retard the deterioration of cosmetic emulsions caused by perfume degradation. For the described tests, phytosterols from crude rice bran oil, a natural and economic choice, were used. A simple and easily controlled technique is described through which the phytosterols provided the desired results.