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Dec 04, 2012 | 11:56 AM CST

Past Impressions

By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…

As the year winds down and we settle in for our long winter’s nap, or summer fun, depending on your latitude, I think it’s important to reflect on where you’ve been to know where you’re going. Happy holidays to all!

Dec 04, 2012 | 11:19 AM CST

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Feminine Hygiene Products

By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Co…

When personal care products are formulated to maintain the hygiene of the external genital area, specifically the female genitalia, they must have distinctive characteristics. These products must address the female genitalia’s complex anatomy, physiological elements and role in body metabolism and reproductive functions.

Dec 04, 2012 | 11:14 AM CST

Sea Cucumber Peptides to Affect Collagen

Maurice Elphick, PhD
By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…

Sea cucumbers, considered a delicacy in East and Southeast Asia, may not be pleasing to the eye but could be pleasing to the complexion. These slippery creatures belong to the animal group of echinoderms, which possess an adaptive feature called mutable connective tissue. While investigating this phenomenon, Maurice Elphick, PhD, and his research team from Queen Mary University of London’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences not only identified the genes that encode the peptides to make this tissue stiffen and soften, but also have hypothesized that one of these peptides may be used in anti-aging skin care

Dec 04, 2012 | 10:15 AM CST

Consumer Perspective—Facial Massage for Skin Care Application

By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops

Effort to improve one’s appearance through the application of skin care heightens a sense of well-being to induce the “look good, feel good” factor. Consumers, however, often do not feel confident about how to apply skin care, suggesting that the application instructions are inadequate. This creates an opportunity for skin care manufacturers to provide application instructions for better product efficacy. A consumer’s application technique contributes to the product’s efficacy in addition to dictating consumer satisfaction on the product’s feel.

Nov 29, 2012 | 02:47 PM CST

C&T's Regulatory Webinar Garners Great Response

By: Cosmetics & Toiletries Staff

On Nov. 28, 2012, Cosmetics & Toiletries hosted a live Webinar titled, "Regulations—What You Forgot to Ask," featuring a call-in with industry regulatory expert David Steinberg.