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Apr 24, 2014 | 08:56 AM CDT

Launch of 2015 in-cosmetics Korea Announced

Reed Exhibitions, the organizers of the in-cosmetics group of events, announced the launch of a new addition to its portfolio in Asia.

Apr 22, 2014 | 05:22 PM CDT

MIT Researchers Develop 'Feature Tuning' Algorithm

Researchers at MIT have developed an algorithm for the “feature tuning” of digital images, specifically faces, for improved memorability and other qualities. While the technology is implicated for effects in social media, it also suggests new considerations for digital imaging in cosmetic product development.

Apr 22, 2014 | 04:34 PM CDT

Sederma Launches Website in Russian

Sederma announced new services for its Russian customers, including a translated website and Russian-speaking sales team.

Apr 22, 2014 | 03:08 PM CDT

Shiseido to Open Center for Hair Regeneration Research

By: Abby Penning

The Shiseido Cell-Processing and Expansion Center (SPEC) is set to open on May 1, 2014, and will centralize the research and development of regenerative hair treatments.

Apr 22, 2014 | 02:52 PM CDT

Baobab Protein to Improve Hair Condition

TRI-K Industries has developed a multifunctional protein from baobab that helps to repair damage, increase hair strength, protect from UV damage, moisturize dry hair and nourish strands.

Apr 22, 2014 | 12:26 PM CDT

Octocrylene Concerns Flag Industry's Attention

By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…

The industry reacts to a new study published in Contact Dermatitis reviews reports of the UV absorber octocrylene for its potential to cause photo contact allergy.

Apr 22, 2014 | 11:45 AM CDT

Phenoxyethanol as a Safe and Important Preservative in Personal Care

By: John Krowka, PhD, and Linda Loretz, PhD, Perso…

The effective preservation of personal care products and cosmetics is vitally important to inhibit microbial growth. Phenoxyethanol has a long history as an effective preservative, with well-documented human and environmental safety profiles. This is a valuable option in formulators’ and microbiologists’ toolboxes for safe and effective control of microbial growth, as is reviewed here.

Apr 22, 2014 | 10:36 AM CDT

Green Materials Featured at Sustainable Cosmetics Summit (15-17 May)

Sustainable Cosmetic Summit

For the first time, a summit will look at the entire supply chain of green cosmetic ingredients: from the sourcing of agricultural materials, processing methods, sustainability standards, ingredient authenticity, to the formulation and marketing in cosmetic products.

Apr 21, 2014 | 05:34 PM CDT

Patent Picks: Soft Hair Hold, Barrier Function and More

By: Cosmetics & Toiletries editors

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features the latest inventions related to an array of topics, ranging from soft hold in hair and barrier function in skin, to methods for quantifying hairs, devices for body contouring, processes to produce melanin, improving nail polish films, and more.

Apr 21, 2014 | 04:19 PM CDT

Correlating Aging with Skin’s Mechanical and Optical Properties

By: Olga Freis, PhD, Gilles Perie and Andreas Rath…

The aim of this study was to monitor the evolution of biomechanical and optical properties of the skin with aging. Different biophysical parameters were measured, including skin: elasticity and firmness, color, brightness, fluorescence emission, sebum content, hydration and pH. A significant evolution of the evaluated parameters with aging was observed.