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Jun 29, 2006 | 10:34 AM CDT
By: Shrinivas C. Kothekar, Jyotsna T. Waghmare, Sh…
This review describes the principles of nanoemulsion formation and stability. Advantages of nanoemulsions for personal care and challenges with the lack of progress in nanoemulsions are discussed.
Jun 29, 2006 | 10:27 AM CDT
By: Martin Rieger, PhD, Tinton Falls
This review of articles drawn primarily from the pages of the 2005 and 2006 Journal of Investigative Dermatology discusses the skin’s inherent mechanisms for photoimmunoprotection, photoadaptation and photoprotection following exposure to the sun.
Jun 20, 2006 | 01:03 PM CDT
Industry expert Ken Klein tests your formulating knowledge with this fun crossword puzzle teaser.
Jun 20, 2006 | 12:20 PM CDT
Industry expert Tony O’Lenick explains the difference between a bacteriostatic and bacteriocidal.
Jun 15, 2006 | 04:00 PM CDT
According to the Natural Marketing Institute's Health & Wellness Trends Database consumers are seeking health claims in food and nutritional supplements now more than ever.
Jun 06, 2006 | 08:50 AM CDT
Industry expert Ken Klein brings a little humor to the bench with a few chemistry jokes.
Jun 06, 2006 | 08:22 AM CDT
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks: What's the difference between irritation and sensitization? Steve Schwartz provides the answer…
Jun 01, 2006 | 11:05 AM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
Nikko Chemicals Co., Ltd. discloses melanin-formation inhibitors useful for skin-lightening topical compositions.9 The inhibitors contain phospholipids and glycolytic pathway products with the exception of lactic acid and ethyl alcohol. An example of such a cosmetic lotion is shown in Formula 3, which showed significant melanin formation inhibitory effect on human skin after UVB irradiation.
May 22, 2006 | 05:32 PM CDT
Well-being is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as, “the state of being happy, healthy and prosperous;” however, the methods to achieve well-being are anything but defined.
May 22, 2006 | 04:32 PM CDT
This water resistant SPF 45 lotion has been created by Ken Klein and contains more than 10 errors. how many can you find?