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Dec 04, 2012 | 11:19 AM CST
By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Co…
When personal care products are formulated to maintain the hygiene of the external genital area, specifically the female genitalia, they must have distinctive characteristics. These products must address the female genitalia’s complex anatomy, physiological elements and role in body metabolism and reproductive functions.
Dec 04, 2012 | 10:55 AM CST
By: Nava P. Greenfield, Yale School of Medicine; a…
Despite their widespread use and applications, the scientific literature on moisturizers lacks strong evidence to support dermatological use. This article explores current literature on the efficacy of moisturizers to help the industry understand their mechanisms and role in treatment.
Nov 27, 2012 | 05:48 PM CST
A year ago this month, on Nov. 5, 2011, beloved cosmetic industry member Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, passed away. Cosmetics & Toiletries takes a moment to remember him and reflect on his expertise as well as his zeal for life and pursuit of science.
Nov 27, 2012 | 05:40 PM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to naturals and botanicals in skin care.
Nov 27, 2012 | 03:30 PM CST
Lucas Meyer has launched an active that addresses the three major undesirable body skin characteristics—stretch marks, cellulite and firmness.
Nov 27, 2012 | 03:26 PM CST
Dow Corning has launched a silicone hair moisturizer for premium shampoos, rinse-off conditioners and leave-in conditioners.
Nov 21, 2012 | 11:13 AM CST
The French Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SFC) will host its annual 2012 Jean-Paul Marty Days on Nov. 28 and 29, which will focus on the subject of senescence and skin.
Nov 20, 2012 | 02:23 PM CST
Pepchipomics is a new project supported by the FP7 of the European Union aimed at synthesizing and reading high-density peptide microarrays, resulting in a new high-throughput platform that integrates peptide synthesis, detection and analysis at an unprecedented scale.
Nov 20, 2012 | 09:39 AM CST
Impact Colors Inc. has named RepCa S.A. the distributor of its effect pigments and products in Central America.
Nov 20, 2012 | 08:31 AM CST
Provital aims to lighten and prevent hyperpigmentation with an extract of Borhaavia diffusa.