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Oct 22, 2014 | 10:44 AM CDT

Promising Ethnic Beauty Market Gives Way to Intensified Competition

By: Jeff Falk

Kline report finds that multicultural beauty marketers are breaking boundaries between general and multicultural beauty.

Oct 22, 2014 | 10:13 AM CDT

Conditioning Damaged Hair Around the Globe

By: Denise Costrini, Croda Personal Care, North Am…

Although there is a demonstrated need for damaged hair products around the world, it can be challenging to formulate for different ethnic groups with their own unique hair characteristics. The need for a conditioning agent across ethnicities led Croda to develop a conditioning agent that is able to improve the appearance, feel and manageability of hair regardless of ethnic origin.

Oct 22, 2014 | 09:14 AM CDT

The Asian Male Skin Care Market: A Q&A With Florence Bernadin

By: Katie Anderson

The male skin care market in Asia, specifically in Korea, is on the uptick, according to Florence Bernadin, founder and CEO of Information et Inspiration. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Asian male skin care market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Bernadin's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.

Oct 21, 2014 | 11:42 AM CDT

Environmentally Benign Antimicrobials with Improved Efficacy

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

Lignin and cellulose-based nanoparticles are environmentally benign and can deliver higher efficiency, in terms of active agent employed. The application of these nanoparticles for preservation and a novel approach to fabricate them will be the focus of the presentation by Alexander Richter at the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit in June 2015.

Oct 15, 2014 | 01:04 PM CDT

Translating Sensation to (and from) Personal Care

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

Converging multiple sensory experiences in one personal care product can differentiate it from others on the shelf. Translating sensations to (and from) personal care will therefore be addressed by sensory expert John Hayes, PhD, at the June 22 and 23, 2015, Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit in Philadelphia.

Oct 15, 2014 | 10:39 AM CDT

Crodarom Achieves EFfCI's GMP Certification

By: Katie Anderson

Crodarom, member of the Croda International Group, has been awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for cosmetic ingredients by SGS according to the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI).

Oct 15, 2014 | 09:53 AM CDT

Showa Denko Debuts Aqueous Stable Vitamin C Derivative

By: Katie Anderson

At in-cosmetics Asia, Showa Denko K.K. will introduce a vitamin C derivative for personal care that is stable in aqueous solutions.

Oct 14, 2014 | 05:35 PM CDT

Formulating Aftershave

By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Rigano Laboratories, Milan…

Besides soothing and calming irritated skin, aftershaves are expected to refresh the skin, provide emolliency, reduce blood flow, tone skin, impart scent and antibacterial benefits, and prevent folliculitis, among others. Relevant ingredients for these functions are discussed here in terms of three categories of aftershaves: fluid transparent solutions, thick gels and fluid emulsion lotions.

Oct 14, 2014 | 02:13 PM CDT

EC Restricts Use of Propylparaben, Butylparaben and MCI/MI

By: Katie Anderson

The European Commision has adopted two measures restricting the use of butylparaben, propylparaben and methylchloroisothiazolinone (and) methylisothiazolinone in cosmetic products.

Oct 13, 2014 | 03:22 PM CDT

Patent Picks—Modified Collagen, Cyclodextrin UV/IR Protection, Fatty Acid Anti-inflammation and More for Skin Care

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features recent inventions related to hydration and thickness, anti-inflammation, UV and infrared protection, controlled release, preservation, wetness protection and more for skin care.