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Earthoil Launches Petro-ethanol Alternative

Earthoil launched a sugar cane-derived, organic, fair trade ethanol, which is primarily used as a solvent for fragrance compounds.

Shiseido and Burberry Deal Delivers Fragrance and Makeup to Japan

Burberry will distribute its fragrances and makeup products in Japan via Shiseido (Tokyo).

Marshmallow to Freesia: New Fragrance Trends

SevenScent releases top trends.

Fragrancing Sun Care Products

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.

Fragrance and Raw Materials: Birds of a Feather

There is more to fragrance formulation than meets the eye—or nose that is. Both raw material and fragrance formulators spend significant time in the lab testing different materials to determine which ingredients, oils, extracts, etc. best meet their formulation and consumer’s needs. And although fragrance and personal care are two different industries, the discovery processes prove similar.

Understanding Fragrance in Personal Care

Fragrances often are used in personal care products to affect the consumer’s perception of product performance. Therefore, product formulators must be cognizant of their target audience, as well as aware of fragrance allergens, approved fragrance materials and interactions between fragrances and other ingredients. The present article provides an overview of these factors.

Cooking Chemistry and the Formulator—Seasonings: Taste and Smell

This article is the last in a four-part series that highlights connections between cooking chemistry and personal care product development, including reactions that occur and why, and how to best utilize these reactions, for the benefit of formulators.

Speaking the Fragrance Language

because fragrance is a subjective experience, how can a formulator translate a marketing concept into objective terms to incorporate it in a finished product? To investigate, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine attended a recent fragrance workshop, hosted by Bell Fragrances & Flavors, and learned about the Seven Olfactive Fragrance Families

Triggering Physical Response Via Aroma in Lip Gloss

Lip gloss imparts shine, may add color and occasionally provides moisturization. However, just as the concepts of cosmeceuticals and nutricosmetics have moved into makeup, lip gloss has taken on new roles.

Fragrance with Antiaging Benefits

Fragrances are blends of synthetic chemicals, essential oils and solvent extracts, known as absolutes. Recent research has evaluated the effects of these natural aromatic products, revealing they can impact processes in skin. Here, the author describes how a fragrance with specially selected naturals can provide a pleasant scent as well as impart cosmetic activity.

Bell, Mintel Focus on Top Fragrance Trends to Look for in Beauty

At its 2013 Fragrance Workshop, Bell Flavors & Fragrances discussed a range of topics affecting fragrance in the beauty industry, as well as looked fragrance in candles and olfactive descriptions.

Compass—Tulip Appeal

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.