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Jul 03, 2012 | 03:42 PM CDT

SCC to Host 2016 IFSCC Congress

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

Exploring the Depths of Percutaneous Penetration

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

Compass—Best Foot Forward

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 | 02:32 PM CDT

In Sight—Nano-sizing Chitosan for Wound Healing, Anti-aging

By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…

Mihaela Leonida, PhD, a professor of chemistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University, investigated the antibacterial properties of chitosan for cosmetic and pharmaceutical uses. She found that the material exhibited enhanced effects after being nano-sized.