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Jul 10, 2012 | 10:33 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick…
To explain the difference between temporary and permanent hair color systems, Tony O'Lenick defers to Nick Morante, a color expert, who notes that the difference lies in the ingredients used and the irritation produced.
Jul 10, 2012 | 09:23 AM CDT
DSM has created a styling polymer for aerosol hair sprays that offers hold and fast drying without stickiness.
Jul 10, 2012 | 08:17 AM CDT
Hatchbeauty Agency LLC has acquired Gorbec Pharmaceutical Laboratory, a pharmaceutical-grade lab and filling facility in Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, USA, and will offer full contract manufacturer services under the named Hatchbeauty Labs LLC.
Jul 05, 2012 | 10:20 AM CDT
Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered a way to deliver gene regulation technology through topical moisturizers. Although the technology was initially investigated to treat melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, psoriasis, diabetic wound healing and epidermolytic ichthyosis, it may also be used to treat wrinkles in aged skin.
Jul 05, 2012 | 09:27 AM CDT
Induchem has named DKSH Performance Materials its distributor in China, and DKSH has responded to its increased business in the area by opening a fourth Chinese sales office in Beijing.
Jul 03, 2012 | 03:42 PM CDT
The board of directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announced that it will host the 29th IFSCC Congress on Oct. 23–26, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Jul 03, 2012 | 03:33 PM CDT
By: Elsa Jungman, Université Paris-Sud
The Perspectives in Percutaneous Penetration (PPP) conference recently was held at the Palais des Congrès de La Grande Motte. Following are some highlights most relevant to the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Jul 03, 2012 | 03:07 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
From an insider’s view, safety testing is an assumed step in the development of any product on the market. This puts the pressure on analytical and quality control efforts behind the scenes to ensure that ingredients and products meet or exceed expectations. In doing so, theoretically, no one else has to give it a second thought. For those who must give it considerable thought, this edition features two articles on testing, among other topics.
Jul 03, 2012 | 03:00 PM CDT
By: Patricia da Luz Moreira, PhD, Natura Inova&cce…
Botanical ingredients are interesting for their unique and complementary chemical diversities yet they are criticized for these very traits, which make quality assurance, reproducibility and good phytochemical characterization—required for successful high throughput screening, difficult. This article discusses these challenges as well as the benefits of large-scale screenings of botanical extracts that are currently used or developed for cosmetic product development.
Jul 03, 2012 | 02:51 PM CDT
By: Stewart J. Lebrun, Lebrun Labs, CA USA
The testing of personal care products for ocular irritancy ensures their safety, proper labeling and consumer satisfaction. In relation, there is a current demand for animal-alternative tests. Thus, described here is a method using synthetic tissue to test for mild, moderate and severe ocular irritation, including data validating this method as an effective means to screen products.