Recent in Fragrance (page 3 of 5)
Apr 9, 2010
Bell Flavors and Fragrances predicted the10 fragrance and flavor trends for 2010. These flavors and fragrances can be used by formulators to develop on-trend personal care products.
Oct 30, 2009 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Scent obviously is strongly connected to experience and can evoke memories, but how does it work? While the view of how a scent connects to an experience may be blurry, the fact that the two connect is clear. So what better way to connect a consumer to a positive experience than through scent?
Oct 30, 2009 | Wen Schroeder, SEKI Cosmeticals LLC
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.
Oct 30, 2009 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
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.
May 29, 2009
The panelists were given 15 fragrances to smell, ranging from fruit fusion to sweet lime punch. After listing their favorites, the panelists were shown a color wheel and asked to indicate where they felt each fragrance should be placed on the color wheel.
Feb 26, 2009 | Benoit Auffray, Robertet
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.
Feb 9, 2009
Researchers reported that eczema-provoking allergens formed by the reaction with acid in the ambient air (autoxidation) or with skin enzymes may be to blame for allergic reactions to essential oils.
Jan 15, 2009
The fragrances listed were chosen by tracking samples over the past year, scouting trends internally and compiling fragrance trends from external resources.
Jan 12, 2009
Perfumer Harvey Prince, in conjunction with scientists at Rutgers University, has created the first antiaging perfume
Jan 6, 2009
Personal care product manufactures have struggled to define the terms natural and organic. These manufacturers are confronted with many issues.
Jul 2, 2008 | David M. Hindenlang and Milton E. McDonnell, Honeywell
Undesirable odors transmitted by volatile molecules in some personal care ingredients can be substantially reduced by adding 5% of an appropriate odor-adsorbing zeolite powder. Here, the authors show this reduction by observing the headspace (HS) over the ingredients via gas.
May 1, 2008 | Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazine
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.