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IFSCC Focus: High Throughput Formulating, Next Generation Lipstick, NMF and More
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Posted: October 19, 2010
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Poster presentations were also given during the three days, and topics ranged from developments in actives and methods to assess cosmetic efficacy and sunscreens, to advances in delivery, antiaging, eco-friendly cosmetics, manufacturing and equipment and care of nails, hair and skin. In addition, work relating to the immune system, neurobiology for wellness, decorative cosmetics, consumer health/prevention care and safety, animal testing alternatives—and even legislative changes/challenges was presented. Yuki Sugiyama and co-authors Takashi Ohmori, Hideki Shimizu, Tomoko Kimura and Daisuke Yoshizawa, all of Shiseido; Yoji Tezuma and Yusuke Aoki of NOF Corp.; and Yotaro Morishima of the Fukui University of Technology won the Best Poster award for their paper, “A Novel, Self-Assembled Structure for Transparent, Reversibly Deformable Oil Gels and its Application to Cosmetics.” This award was presented during the closing ceremony and gala.
The IFSCC closed with a celebratory dinner during which the IFSCC presidential gavel and award were passed on, and awards were presented. In addition to the previously mentioned awards, the Basic Honorary Mention was awarded to Eric S. Johnson, of P&G Beauty, et al. for, “Polymer-Surfactant Phase and Surface Interactions Leading to New Models for Cationic Polymer Chemistries”; the Best Argentinian Paper was presented to Jorge A. Montanari, of Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, et al. for “Ultradeformable Liposomes for Topic Application of Cosmetic Actives can Modulate their Destination Across The Stratum Corneum”; and finally, the Best Raw Material Award was given to Norberto Delic, of AAQC, et al. for “Silica Nanoparticles Modified with Cinnamic Alcohol: Synthesis, Characterization and Uses In UV Protection.”
The evening wrapped up with a live performance by local guitarist legend Esteban Morgado, accompanied by the art of tango dancing, and went on through the early morning hours with a DJ dance party. The next IFSCC Conference will be held Nov. 1–3, 2011, in Bangkok, and the next IFSCC Congress will be held in 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa. For more information, visit www.ifscc.org.