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Jun 17, 2014 | 02:44 PM CDT

Deriving Renewable Squalane from Sugarcane

By: Derek McPhee, PhD; Armelle Pin; Lance Kizer, P…

Commercial use of squalane has been constrained by an inconsistent supply and resulting price volatility, but modern biotechnology has been able to leverage enzyme-catalyzed chemical reactions found in nature coupled with traditional chemical processing steps to create a high-quality source of renewable squalane.

Jun 17, 2014 | 01:55 PM CDT

Read the Label Online: Nexxus Color Assure Pre-wash Primer

Nexxus Color Assure Pre-wash Primer

This primer is formulated with exotic white orchid extract, to help seal and protect each hair strand; repelling water to colored hair remarkably vibrant. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Jun 17, 2014 | 12:43 PM CDT

ACI and PCPC Form Coalition to Promote Antibacterial Use to the FDA

By: Katie Anderson

The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) and the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), which have formed the Topical Antimicrobial Coalition, have submitted their comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its proposed rule, which they find could elliminate access to antibacterial soaps and increase foodborne illness.

Jun 17, 2014 | 10:00 AM CDT

Salvona Relocates to Large NJ Facility

By: Katie Anderson

Salvona Technologies LLC has relocated to a new facility in Hamilton, New Jersey for increased production capability.

Jun 12, 2014 | 12:32 PM CDT

Author Response to 'Improved Antioxidant Penetration' Letter to the Editor

By: Prapaporn Boonme, PhD; Prince of Songkla Unive…

A recent Letter to the Editor called to question some details in the logic presented in an April 2014 Cosmetics & Toiletries article. Following is the author's response to this letter.

Jun 12, 2014 | 11:03 AM CDT

In Memory of J. Leon Lichtin

J. Leon Lichtin

J. Leon Lichtin, PhD, founder of the University of Cincinnati cosmetic science program, passed away on June 10, 2014, at the age of 90.

Jun 11, 2014 | 10:46 AM CDT

Pore Size a Growing Concern

According to a recent poll of 2,000 individuals contracted by L'Oréal Paris, 45% of the women surveyed wish they could change the size of their pores.

Jun 11, 2014 | 10:10 AM CDT

Earth-friendly Homosalate UV Filter

Novacyl has introduced its YOSH homosalate UV filter, an oil-soluble material that absorbs in the UVB range and acts as an excellent solvent and booster.

Jun 11, 2014 | 09:24 AM CDT

Modified Film-former for Flexible, Smooth Feel

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America recently launched its NBN-30-ID product based a silicone group introduced into polynorbornene, a rigid polymer.

Jun 10, 2014 | 04:24 PM CDT

Illinois Bans Microbeads in Personal Care

Illinois has passed a law that prohibits the manufacture of personal care products containing microbeads by the end of 2018. This may pose a new hurdle to personal care product developers, but it also paves the way for new products with an identified market need.