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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

Beyond Beauty Paris 2014 Awards Beauty Innovation

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

Read the Label Online: Bliss Multi-‘Face’-Eted All-in-One Anti-aging Clay Mask

Bliss Multi-‘Face’-Eted All-in-One Anti-aging Clay Mask
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

Practical Foam Science

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

P&G Hair Expert Jennifer Marsh Joins C&T's Scientific Advisors

Jennifer Marsh, PhD
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

Market for Personalized Skin Care Continues to Show Potential

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

Sunscreen Innovation Act Passes: What Does it Mean?

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

Problems with Skin Protectants Part I: A Discussion

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

Topical Delivery of Skin Care Ingredients

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.

Sep 17, 2014 | 10:26 AM CDT

Consumer Preferences in Asia-Pacific Expected to Drive Global Growth in Skin Care

By: Nicole Tyrimou, Euromonitor International

With global per capita spending of $15 on skin care in 2013, compared to $11 on hair care and just $7 spent on color cosmetics (on average), skin care remains the category in which consumers are most willing to spend.