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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.

Oct 08, 2014 | 09:56 AM CDT

Ni'Kita Wilson Joins Aware Products and Returns as C&T Columnist

By: Katie Anderson

Ni'Kita Wilson is joining Aware Products as VP of sales and innovation. Wilson is also coming back to the Cosmetics & Toiletries team as a regular columnist, having previously written the Read the Label column.

Oct 08, 2014 | 09:16 AM CDT

L'Oréal Obtains Business License to Market Chinese Episkin

By: Katie Anderson

L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.

Oct 07, 2014 | 04:45 PM CDT

Are Silicones Safe and Sustainable? What are the Alternatives?

By: Arthur Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors LLC, War…

Alternative hydrocarbons, esters, ethers and emollients aim to replace D5, and to a lesser extent, low viscosity silicone fluids—and many of them meet the mark. However, a second look at why silicones are being replaced is advised. Formulators may want to evaluate the data themselves for both safety and environmental aspects to make their own judgments.

Oct 06, 2014 | 04:44 PM CDT

PCHi 2015 Conference Growing to Explore Latest Trends

By: Jeff Falk

New topic segments to address the up-to-date challenges and trends within the cosmetics industry announced for 2015 conference.

Oct 03, 2014 | 11:25 AM CDT

Copolymer to Improve Pigment Dispersion in Lipsticks

Lipstick is formulated with pigments for the obvious reason of color, but formulators always face the same technical difficulties of pigment dispersion and final shade matching. The present article explores solving these two lipstick dilemmas with an amphiphilic copolymer to improve pigment dispersion and texture of lipsticks.

Oct 01, 2014 | 10:18 AM CDT

New Skin Lightening Actives Are Just a Trail Away

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

The anti-aging market has soared in recent years to become one of the biggest earning segments for the cosmetic industry, and next to wrinkle reducing, skin whitening/lightening is one of its most common claims, especially in the Asian cosmetics market.

Oct 01, 2014 | 09:51 AM CDT

Sederma Celebrates 50 Years

By: Katie Anderson

Sederma is celebrating 50 years of being a cosmetic active ingredient supplier. For its anniversary, the company is inviting the industry to meet the people at Sederma on its Facebook and LinkedIn page.

Sep 30, 2014 | 03:01 PM CDT

The Support of Family: Boosted Preservation Solutions to Protect Your Products

By: schülke inc.

The boosting effect that ethylhexylglycerin has on many antimicrobial materials is well established and described in several patents, and schülke has created a family of ethylhexylglycerin preservative blends that provide a boosting effect to a range of materials.