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Recent in Research (page 40 of 40)

Frontiers of Science Supports Cosmetic Research

On Dec. 12, 2013, at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' (SCC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase, Rachel Grabenhofer, presented the Frontiers of Science Award to Joseph Schwarcz, PhD, from McGill University, on behalf of Cosmetics & Toiletries.

Visualizing the Impact of Emulsifiers on Emulsion Perception

This paper describes an approach to systematically investigate the intrinsic effects of emulsifiers, quantify them and translate them into consumer preferences. These are processed mathematically and displayed in a simplified, two-dimensional map to assist formulation work.

Role of Photography in Acne Metrics*

To optimally treat acne, an accurate severity assessment is required1 and while visual assessments have relied on text descriptions, lesion counting and photographic methods, an ideal grading system would be more accurate and reproducible. Further, its ease of use, and time and monetary costs are also important. Here, the authors consider different approaches for improved acne assessments using photography.

Technically Speaking: Formulation Technologies and Other Topics

This column discusses the latest technology surrounding skin care, hair care, oral care, AP/DEO and sunscreen formulation. In addition, interesting raw material introductions for the personal care industry are also reviewed.

Water Activity

Water activity is a key consideration in preserving cosmetics. As this article discusses, there is an important difference between the amount of water present in a product and availability of this water for microorganism growth.

Patent Picks—Solid Hair Dye, Illuminated Effects Packaging, Hollow Micronized Wax and More in Color

Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to color in makeup and hair applications.

Patent Picks—Solid Hair Dye, Illuminated Effects Packaging, Hollow Micronized Wax and More in Color

Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to color in makeup and hair applications.

Role of Photography in Acne Metrics*

To optimally treat acne, an accurate severity assessment is required1 and while visual assessments have relied on text descriptions, lesion counting and photographic methods, an ideal grading system would be more accurate and reproducible. Further, its ease of use, and time and monetary costs are also important. Here, the authors consider different approaches for improved acne assessments using photography.

Patent Picks—Timed Sunscreens, Wood Extract, Wash-on Protection, UV in Hair and More in Sun

Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and related peripheral markets. This edition features inventions relevant to sun care.

Patent Picks—Timed Sunscreens, Wood Extract, Wash-on Protection, UV in Hair and More in Sun

Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and related peripheral markets. This edition features inventions relevant to sun care.

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