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Sep 30, 2014 | 11:02 AM CDT
By: Mibelle Biochemistry
The survival instincts of Alpine snow algae can be conferred to skin cells, extending their longevity. And, as shown in this video, a tube photobioreactor is used to grow and harvest the algae, from with this extract is made.
Sep 29, 2014 | 02:28 PM CDT
Patent Picks—Improving Soft Focus, Reducing Sensitivity, Tightening, Penetrating and More for Skin Care
By: Cosmetics & Toiletries editors
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features recent inventions related to color cosmetics, actives, immune response, foams, skin-tightening, delivery and more for skin care.
Sep 24, 2014 | 10:57 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
At Beyond Beauty Paris 2014, the winners of the 2014 Beauty Awards were announced including Mibelle Biochemistry for the Advanced Ingredient Award.
Sep 24, 2014 | 09:25 AM CDT
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting Inc.
I am always skeptical when a brand claims to have “the only” product in its category, and Bliss' Multi-‘Face’-eted All-in-One Anti-Aging Clay Mask does just that, claiming to be “the only flexible clay mask that helps correct all six visible signs of aging.”
Sep 23, 2014 | 01:39 PM CDT
By: Steven Abbott, PhD, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd., I…
Foam science can be confusing, so the temptation is to formulate by trial and error. However, understanding the science behind key aspects of foam—i.e., elasticity, DLVO Theory stability, Ostwald ripening, draining and antifoams—and applying this will fast-track foam development. These concepts are detailed here.
Sep 22, 2014 | 05:19 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Cosmetics & Toiletries is pleased to welcome Jennifer Marsh, PhD, of Procter & Gamble, to its highly esteemed Scientific Advisory Board. As an accomplished Principal Scientist in the Beauty and Technology division, Marsh has conducted multiple studies on bleach and oxidative chemistry for hair color technologies.
Sep 22, 2014 | 10:05 AM CDT
By: Jeff Falk
Global market for personalized skin care valued at $12.2 billion; survey of U.K. consumers shows they're even willing to provide blood, skin, hair and DNA samples
Sep 18, 2014 | 11:02 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
The Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauded the U.S. Senate's passage of the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141). While the Act aims to streamline the approval process for new sunscreen actives, will it? Industry expert David Steinberg gives his take.
Sep 17, 2014 | 12:25 PM CDT
By: Giovanni Pantini, PhD, Studio 24, Milan, Italy
Problems with skin protectants include unsatisfactory performance, poor prospects for improvement, and the lack of methods for evaluation. Such problems are introduced here, while insights in the area of perfluoropolyethers and concepts to push skin protectants to new efficacies will be discussed in follow-up articles.
Sep 17, 2014 | 11:09 AM CDT
By: Shyam Gupta, PhD, Bioderm Research, Scottsdale…
Incorporating performance ingredients in a formula does not guarantee they will penetrate the skin and deliver the claimed benefits. This review presents topical delivery approaches introduced in the past five years to improve the efficacy of benefit ingredients for skin care. Examples include molecular, carrier and Trojan horse delivery. Non-conventional delivery systems also are described.