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Oct 14, 2014 | 05:35 PM CDT

Formulating Aftershave

By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Rigano Laboratories, Milan…

Besides soothing and calming irritated skin, aftershaves are expected to refresh the skin, provide emolliency, reduce blood flow, tone skin, impart scent and antibacterial benefits, and prevent folliculitis, among others. Relevant ingredients for these functions are discussed here in terms of three categories of aftershaves: fluid transparent solutions, thick gels and fluid emulsion lotions.

Oct 14, 2014 | 02:13 PM CDT

EC Restricts Use of Propylparaben, Butylparaben and MCI/MI

By: Katie Anderson

The European Commision has adopted two measures restricting the use of butylparaben, propylparaben and methylchloroisothiazolinone (and) methylisothiazolinone in cosmetic products.

Oct 13, 2014 | 03:22 PM CDT

Patent Picks—Modified Collagen, Cyclodextrin UV/IR Protection, Fatty Acid Anti-inflammation and More for Skin Care

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features recent inventions related to hydration and thickness, anti-inflammation, UV and infrared protection, controlled release, preservation, wetness protection and more for skin care.

Oct 13, 2014 | 02:55 PM CDT

Clariant Expands Production at Tangerang, Indonesia Site for More Personal Care

By: Katie Anderson

Clariant has announced plans to build a new production facility at its Tangerang, Indonesia site to support regional demands in the personal and home care industry.

Oct 13, 2014 | 02:05 PM CDT

Chinese Market Missing Out On Natural/Organic Beauty Market

By: Katie Anderson

China is losing market share in the Asian natural and organic cosmetics market due to animal testing and formulation challenges, according to a report by Organic Monitor.

Oct 13, 2014 | 09:56 AM CDT

Opportunities in the Vietnamese Cosmetics Market: Q&A with Le Chau Giang

By: Katie Anderson

The Vietnamese cosmetic market is a emerging market with huge potential, according to Le Chau Giang, special adviser to the president of the ASEAN Cosmetic Association and senior director and head of regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Asia Pacific. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Vietnamese cosmetics market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Giang's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.

Oct 10, 2014 | 10:00 AM CDT

Cosmetic Regulation in Laos

By: To Yo Be, Contributing Consultant

In 1997, Laos (known officially as the Lao People's Democratic Republic) joined the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) trade community, which governs cosmetics as part of the ASEAN Cosmetics Regulation.

Oct 09, 2014 | 09:26 AM CDT

Researchers Report Anti-acne Effects in Resveratrol

By: Katie Anderson

Researchers at the University of California have reported that resveratrol inhibits acne growth and boosts the antibacterial effect when combined with benzoyl peroxide.

Oct 08, 2014 | 10:58 AM CDT

Silab Awarded as SME for Performance in France

By: Katie Anderson

Silab is the third most beautiful independent small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) in France, as ranked by by the magazine L’Express-L’Entreprise, Ernst & Young and Ellisphere.

Oct 08, 2014 | 10:35 AM CDT

Natural Segment Continues to Outpace the Overall Beauty Market

By: Carrie Mellage

According to Kline, natural product brand owners capitalizing on broader market trends, while function and efficacy are now as important as the ingredient source by many consumers. Non-GMO labeling trend that is now prevalent in food products is in the nascent stages in beauty but expected to grow stronger.