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Dec 01, 2009 | 05:06 PM CST
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
This article is about something that anyone with teenage children will recognize: the fact that while you cannot get pre-teens to go into the shower, you cannot get teenagers out of the shower. However, when their showering is too often, too hot and too long, they are steam-stripping their skin.
Dec 01, 2009 | 04:02 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
I hope this issue of C&T magazine not only finds you in good health and brings you cheer, but also stokes your creative fire. While it’s not quite that cup of hot apple cider, this issue warrants pouring yourself one with which to sit back, relax and simply enjoy a good read.
Dec 01, 2009 | 02:56 PM CST
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Recently, some European Union member states have expressed concern over the misuse of the Estimated Symbol (℮), often referred to as the “e” mark, on product labels. In addition, some regulators have argued that the International System of Units, known as the metric system, should be used on all product labels to indicate the net contents of a finished product. Both of these concerns have fueled the present column in which the author debates how product labels should indicate the net contents of a cosmetic product. In closing, he comments on the jurisdiction of the CPSC in the United States.
Dec 01, 2009 | 02:41 PM CST
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Research on perfluorocarbons (PFCs) began before World War II but it was the 1942 Manhattan Project in the United States to develop the atomic bomb that led to methods of producing PFCs other than reacting fluorine with hydrocarbon. As a result, PFCs have been adapted for a number of industries including traumatic brain injury, sickle cell crisis pain, trauma, wound care, decompression sickness, acute respiratory distress syndrome, stroke, myocardial infarction, surgery, diabetes and cosmetics.
Dec 01, 2009 | 11:47 AM CST
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
This month’s survey of recent patent and research literature describes money-making ideas for personal care product development, including silicone resin waxes to modify texture and rheology, imidazoline for hair conditioning, gallnut and Eclipta prostrata to minimize hair dye damage, renewable propanediol, and an in vitro measurement for SPF, among others.
Dec 01, 2009 | 10:51 AM CST
By: Durga D. Kulkarni, Jimmy R. Dordi and Sunder N…
Vegetable oil-based esters are shown by the authors to improve the tactile attributes of vegetable oil by lowering its viscosity and improving its spreadability, in addition to providing environmentally friendly options for cosmetic chemists.
Dec 01, 2009 | 10:43 AM CST
By: David R. Macinga, PhD, and James W. Arbogast, …
Hand sanitizing is a proven public health benefit that has grown globally. While alcohol is the most tested and proven active used for hand sanitizing, other actives are employed, including quats, triclosan and natural antimicrobials. Here, the authors review the benefits and limitations of various hand sanitizer actives.
Dec 01, 2009 | 10:39 AM CST
By: Prapaporn Boonme, Mattha Aporn, Sirowan Khwank…
In the present article, sago starch-containing perfumed and cooling body powders are formulated and their physicochemical properties for potential skin irritation are examined. The results indicate that sago starch could potentially be used as the main component in body powders.
Dec 01, 2009 | 09:42 AM CST
To support the skin’s natural mechanism of moisturization, Laboratoires Serobiologiques has developed a calcium compound and ceramidase inhibitor combination to restructure and fortify dry, fragile skin by regulating epidermal homeostasis.
Nov 30, 2009 | 01:38 PM CST
Vladimir Badmaev, PhD, MD, has accepted a joint appointment as director of scientific and medical affairs for Polifenoles Naturales and P.L. Thomas (PLT).