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Table of Contents:

May 2015

Editor's Note for this Issue

Formulating Articles

Topical Delivery of Vitamin D for Well-being

By: Celeste Hilling, Skin Authority, Carlsbad, CA USA

Bakuchiol to Stabilize Retinol and Polyunsaturated Lipids

By: Ratan K. Chaudhuri, PhD, Sytheon Ltd., Boonton, NJ US; and Boxin Ou, PhD, International Chemistry Testing, Milford, MA USA

Biomimetic vs. Traditional Skin Moisturization: An In vivo Comparison*

By: Petya Todorova, Peter Grant-Ross and Slobodanka Tamburic, School of Management and Science, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK; Ritva Kurimo, Laurea University of Applied Science, Vantaa, Finland

Sponsored Content–Ethylhexylglycerin: Highly Pure Quality by Patented Stabilization

By: schülke, Inc.

Research Articles

Silica Nanoparticles for Increased Cosmetic Ingredient Efficacy*

By: S. Nafisi, PhD and H. I. Maibach, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Natural vs. Synthetic Antimicrobials and HDAC as an Indicator of Microflora Health

By: Maureen Danaher, Durant Scholz, Erica Segura and Meghan Darley, Active Micro Technologies, LLC, Lincolntown, NC USA

Making it Personal: The Focus of Multifactorial Skin Care

By: Katerina Steventon, FaceWorkshops, LLC

Regulatory Articles

Asia-Pacific Update on Korean Organic Standards

By: Karen Yarussi-King, Raleigh, N.C., USA

Testing Articles

Defining and Controlling Frizz

By: Trefor Evans, PhD, T.A Evans Inc., Princeton, NJ USA

Sea Anemone Delivery of Collagen and γ-PGA for Anti-aging Benefits

By: Yossi Tal, PhD, Einav Danon and Amir Toren, PhD, StarletDerma Ltd., Caesarea, Israel; and Alain Khaiat, PhD, Seers Consulting, Singapore

Market Data Articles

Beauty Industry Growth: Mature Markets Offer Safer Investments

By: Robert Walker, Euromonitor International