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Feb 28, 2006 | 06:05 PM CST
By: Kazuo Tokubo, Shiseido Co. Ltd.
MOT (Management of Technology) has emerged as an attractive means to capitalize on R&D investments. In developing cosmetics, a number of issues emerge during the technology planning and development processes, which will be discussed here.
Feb 28, 2006 | 05:56 PM CST
By: Robert Y. Lochhead, Lisa R. Huisinga and Tara …
New techniques are being offered to produce formulations faster and more cost effectively than ever before. Researchers at the Institute for Formulation Science have addressed this challenge by developing robotic combinatorial techniques for the preparation and investigation of complex mixtures.
Feb 15, 2006 | 12:35 PM CST
ATC RheoSystems introduced RheoExplorer V6 Software that promises to deliver easy use, real-time printing and plotting, and advanced data-analysis capabilities.
Feb 02, 2006 | 09:30 AM CST
By: Bud Brewster
The uniform distribution of UV filters on the skin and in the skin should be a goal for sunscreen formulators because it improves sun protection and increases the SPF. If it also improves the condition of the skin, consumers receive two benefits for the price of one. The good news? It can be done.
Feb 02, 2006 | 09:16 AM CST
By: Ken Klein, Cosmetech Laboratories
Cosmetic formulators are given product briefs from our marketing friends and then we go off to the bench to create our masterpiece. After we submit our idea of what we think the brief really meant, someone from marketing gets back to us and tells us that it doesn’t feel right.
Jan 25, 2006 | 02:40 PM CST
A group of methods to pattern conductive organic polymer layers on a support is offered.
Jan 20, 2006 | 12:09 PM CST
Ingredient Masters (IM) introduced customizable batching and weighing systems for flaked or powdered ingredients.
Jan 13, 2006 | 12:43 PM CST
Perfume, paint and cosmetics can be manufactured without producing as much toxic waste, according to recent report.
Jan 02, 2006 | 12:45 PM CST
By: James Ziming Sun, PhD, and James W. Parr, Schw…
This article focuses on the physical principles of nonaqueous emulsions and their practical applications in preventing discoloration from ascorbic acid, hydroquinone and dihydroxyacetone.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:25 PM CST
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, Caroline L. Kelly, Tr…
Via the introduction of the Relative Polarity Index, the authors show that the choice of emollients in cosmetic formulations determines the total amount of skin penetration of active ingredients whereas the choice of the emulsifier determines its distribution within the skin.