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Aug 21, 2008 | 08:57 AM CDT
Coty Inc. and SnapNow have partnered to integrate hyperlinks between the physical and the virtual world.
Jul 30, 2008 | 02:37 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazin…
Some of the raw material sources for alternative fuels also are sourced for the production of personal care ingredients. Palm oil, extracted from palm tree fruit, is used in both bio-diesel fuel and personal care products. Due to biodiesel demand, the price of palm oil has risen. Additionally, the deforestation of palm trees has turned many personal care companies away from using palm oil for environmental reasons.
Jul 29, 2008 | 12:50 PM CDT
In this letter to the editor, the author expresses his opinion that the industry should generate pro-active educational initiatives to legislatively and thoughtfully define cosmeceutical.
Jul 01, 2008 | 10:57 AM CDT
Recent studies indicate bimatoprost, a drug designed to treat glaucoma or ocular hypertension, may spur eyelash growth. The bad news is use of the drug may cause vision deterioration, among other effects.
Jun 03, 2008 | 01:37 PM CDT
Beauty foods, originating in Asia, are migrating west, according to Mintel. From 2006-07, their marketshare in Europe more than doubled, while in North America they registered a modest increase from 3.9% to 4.66%...
Jun 03, 2008 | 11:05 AM CDT
By: Robert Y. Lochhead, Stephen F. Foster, Ashley …
This overview of recent literature provides a snapshot of research trends in biopolymers and biomedical polymers. To improve product efficacy, the personal care industry often looks to other sectors for innovative materials and ideas. Here, the authors encourage readers to innovate by technology transfer and by gaining a better understanding of biopolymers.
May 01, 2008 | 11:54 AM CDT
By: Jean-Francois Nicolay, PhD, Exsymol S.A.M. and…
Molecular modeling has been used in the pharmaceutical industry for years to predict how a new molecule may work based on research conducted with molecules of a similar structure. The cosmetics industry has also begun to use this technology to predict the behavior of new molecules on skin and in skin care applications.
Apr 08, 2008 | 11:17 AM CDT
Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, scrutinizes the term cosmeceutical and suggests a new focus for the cosmetic industry through this light-hearted analogy comparing active ingredients to men.
Mar 28, 2008 | 03:49 PM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
This column offers a brief survey with commentary on technologies being developed to deliver cosmetic or dermatological benefits via textiles.
Feb 29, 2008 | 11:44 AM CST
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
By 2011, clay nanocomposites are projected to reach 44% of the marketshare—and it is this area that provides opportunities in personal care, as recent research by one manufacturer of naturally occurring nanotubes and other nanomaterials, NaturalNano Inc., has shown; specifically, its halloysite nanocomposites.