Recent in Chemistry (page 13 of 19)

Technically Speaking—Thioredoxin and Other Topics

The following column discusses the latest technological advancements in the fields of hair care, skin care, oral care, sunscreen, color cosmetics and more.

Technically Speaking: Topical Botulinum Toxin, FOITS to Measure Anti-wrinkle, and More

The following column discusses the latest technological advancements in the fields of hair care, skin care, oral care, sunscreen, color cosmetics and more.

Happy Belated Mole Day!

All chemists know what a mole is, but most do not know that there is an actual holiday celebrating the mole—and it was yesterday...

Solubility vs. Partition Coefficient

Getting back to the basics, Tony O'Lenick takes a look at the difference between solubility and partition coefficient.

Bench & Beyond: Adolph Strecker and Amino Acid Synthesis

Between the amino acid and the enzyme is a big stretch in size and complexity, and if seen from the point of view of Adolph Strecker, there is a catalyst at either end.

Technically Speaking: SPF in Relation to Sunscreen Application In Vivo

The following column discusses the latest technological advancements in the fields of hair care, skin care, oral care, sunscreen, color cosmetics and more.

Vitamin vs. Enzyme, Essential Oil vs. Essential Fatty Acid

Industry expert Tony O'Lenick compares and contrasts vitamins and enzymes and then compares and contrasts the difference between an essential oil and an essential fatty acid.

The First Genealogy of Personal Care

To provide both the suppliers and the cosmetics industry with a point of orientation, Symrise has created a genealogy of personal care products.

pH vs. Buffering Capacity

Industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between pH and buffering capacity in formulations.

The International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient Process: A Chairperson’s Perspective

Most cosmetic formulations are built on water, but there are many additional ingredients, all of which are named according to a standard nomenclature discussed in this article by Eric Abrutyn, Kao Brands Company and INCI chair. It seemed appropriate to welcome the conference attendees from many nations and languages with this article about the international language of cosmetic ingredients.

Technically Speaking: 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor Complexation with Cyclodextrins and More

The following column discusses new technology in skin care, hair care, cleansing, color, sun and more.

Technically Speaking: Thymosin β4 in Antiaging and Other Topics

This article discusses the various raw materials that can be formulated in to antiaging skin care.

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