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Aug 20, 2012 | 10:54 AM CDT

Patent Picks—Oxygenation, Self-heating, Anti-stress and More in Cleansing

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 cleansing.

Aug 16, 2012 | 10:16 AM CDT

J&J Announces Reformulation Plans and Launches Transparency Website

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has announced plans to reformulate many of its products to omit ingredients associated with adverse reactions. Although the company pledged in 2011 to remove 1,4 dioxane and formaldehyde in baby products by 2013, it has extended that plan to include ingredients in its other personal care brands.

Aug 15, 2012 | 11:50 AM CDT

Lunar Landing

By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer

Consumers expect cleansers and soaps to perform multiple tasks, i.e., nourish and protect, as well as cleanse—safely and mildly.

Aug 15, 2012 | 11:39 AM CDT

Consumer Perspective—Seasonal Cleansing

By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, of FaceWorkshops

The traditional way of cleansing, until a decade or so ago, advocated using soap and water, or rich cleansing milk and toner, depending on the consumer’s preference. This approach has been superseded by cleansing balm in winter and mild facial wash in summer.

Aug 15, 2012 | 09:47 AM CDT

Private Equity Firm to Acquire Physicians Formula

San Francisco-based Swander Pace Capital is set to acquire beauty company Physicians Formula for approximately $65 million, bringing the company private.

Aug 14, 2012 | 04:33 PM CDT

Cannabis Science and Dupetit Partner for Hemp-based Skin Care

Cannabis Science (CBIS), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of medicinal marijuana, has entered into a joint venture with Dupetit Natural Products to develop a line of hemp-based OTC products for the global market that will include skin creams, nutraceuticals and cosmetic products.