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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 This approach has been superseded by cleansing balm in winter and mild facial wash in summer.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.

Aug 14, 2012 | 03:27 PM CDT

Absorbing Oil With Rice Seed Protein

Clean & Clear Advantage Oil Absorbing Cream Cleanser

Johnson & Johnson has added an anti-acne cleanser to its Clean & Clear brand that absorbs oil with rice seed protein.

Aug 14, 2012 | 03:05 PM CDT

Quaternary Ammonium Compound for Hair Shine, Color and Condition

Croda has launched an active that has been developed to intensify hair color.

Aug 14, 2012 | 02:24 PM CDT

Ashland Creates Color Essentials Program for Innovative Formulation

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has launched Color Essentials, a portfolio of color cosmetic formulations designed to offer novel product concepts and higher levels of value to color cosmetics formulators looking to improve aesthetics, sensory benefits and long-lasting waterproofing.

Aug 13, 2012 | 04:24 PM CDT

Researchers Find UVA Protection in Strawberry Extract

Researchers from universities in Spain and Italy have uncovered photoprotective properties in a strawberry extract.

Aug 10, 2012 | 09:15 AM CDT

Croda Acquires IRB and Gains Plant Stem Cell Extraction Technology

Croda International Plc has entered into an agreement to acquire Istituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche SpA. (IRB), a company that specializes in plant cell culture active for personal care and health care.

Aug 08, 2012 | 09:28 AM CDT

Report Sees Rise in Chinese Natural Hair Care

A Mintel report has seen a rise in the natural hair care market in China due to recent product safety scandals associated with toxic or carcinogenic chemical ingredients.

Aug 08, 2012 | 09:04 AM CDT

Biosil's Founder and President, Charles Buffa, Passes Away

Cologero "Charles" Buffa, founder and president of Biosil Technologies, passed away on Aug. 3, 2012, at the age of 77.