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Oct 17, 2012 | 08:34 AM CDT

Ashland Establishes R&D Facility in India

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., established a Care Specialties Technical Center in Mumbai, India, to better support producers of personal and home care products in India and Southeast Asia.

Oct 16, 2012 | 04:11 PM CDT

Ajinomoto Signs Joint Venture for Indonesian Production Base

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. has signed a joint venture agreement with Indonesian chemical company PT Lautan Luas Tbk (LTL) to establish PT Lautan Ajinomoto Fine Ingredients, a production base for Ajinomoto's amino acid-based cosmetic ingredients in Indonesia.

Oct 16, 2012 | 02:55 PM CDT

Read the Label Online: Urban Decay Naked Skin

Urban Decay Naked Skin
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting

Urban Decay promises that its Naked Skin foundation allows the consumer to feel like they are not wearing makeup. This column, written by Susan Raffy, reviews the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.

Oct 15, 2012 | 11:10 AM CDT

Polyphenol Skin Lightener and Brightener

Berkem has developed Polynektars, a new range of plant-based cosmetic active ingredients based on polyphenols.

Oct 15, 2012 | 11:07 AM CDT

Stomach Fat Slimming Active

Sederma has developed a slimming active ingredient designed to reduce stomach fat through three approaches.

Oct 10, 2012 | 10:34 AM CDT

Boron Nitride Functional Fillers for Cosmetics

EMD Chemicals' performance materials division has launched a line of boron nitride functional fillers for cosmetics.

Oct 10, 2012 | 10:26 AM CDT

Patent Picks— Electromagnetic Radiation, Omentum, Plant Extracts, Growth Factors, Gingerone and More

By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer

Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to active ingredients for skin benefits and to address hair loss.

Oct 09, 2012 | 10:24 AM CDT

Ei Licenses Sphingolipid Technology for Moisturization and Barrier Function Improvement

Topical drug manufacturer Ei has signed agreements with European-based professors and technologists to license a sphingolipid technology that improves barrier function and moisture retention when applied topically. Following is a Cosmetics & Toiletries exclusive interview with the company's lead researcher, Charley Gray, PhD.

Oct 09, 2012 | 09:59 AM CDT

Comparatively Speaking: Shampoo vs. Body Wash Formulation

By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr. and Fenbao (David) Zha…

Tony O’Lenick asks David Zhang, PhD, to explain the difference between two major classes of cleansing products: shampoo and body wash.

Oct 08, 2012 | 12:00 PM CDT

A Review of Skin Hypopigmentation and Contemporary Strategies to Achieve an Even Skin Tone

By: Cecilia Teran, Durant Scholz, Julie Cava, Kath…

Whether formulating for Asia, North America, Europe or Latin America, the cosmetic chemist will face one common demand in all these markets: an even skin tone. This article excerpt provides an overview of melanosome manipulation.