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Feb 20, 2014 | 03:55 PM CST

Approaches to Cold-process Formulations

By: Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder Companies; and …

Recently, one popular avenue for formulation has been the development of emulsions using cold-process materials and techniques. Though this approach has many advantages, there are some specific areas to consider. This article describes these areas, including ingredient compatibilities, processing, pre-blended concentrates, high energy dispersion and others.

Feb 19, 2014 | 09:48 AM CST

Patent Picks—Restoring Skin Fluorescence, Red-glowing Cosmetics, Reversing Hair Graying and More in Color

By: Cosmetics & Toiletries editors

Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to color for skin and hair applications, as well as to measuring color.

Feb 19, 2014 | 07:14 AM CST

BASF Launches Sustainable Palm Oil Range

By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries…

BASF has introduced a range of ingredients for home and personal care based on certified sustainable palm (kernel) oil, in accordance with the principles and criteria of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

Feb 18, 2014 | 08:29 PM CST

New York State Proposes Ban of Microbeads in Cosmetics

By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries…

New York state has sought to prohibit the production, manufacture, distribution or sale of any cosmetic product containing microbeads.

Feb 18, 2014 | 07:21 PM CST

NSF Launches Testing, Certification and Consulting Program for Cosmetic Safety

By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries…

Global public health organization NSF International has launched the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program in response to growing concerns from consumers and retailers regarding adulteration, mislabeling and counterfeiting issues.

Feb 18, 2014 | 06:37 PM CST

New Kline Reports Look at the Beauty of Diversity

By: Abby Penning

As multiculturalism grows, brands will need to know not just more about how to develop products for these audiences, but just more about these consumers in general.

Feb 18, 2014 | 06:20 PM CST

Aveda Founder Horst Rechelbacher Passes Away at 72

Horst Rechelbacher passes away at 72.
By: Abby Penning, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine…

The professional skin care industry mourns the passing of Horst Rechelbacher, who died peacefully at his home yesterday at the age of 72.

Feb 18, 2014 | 06:04 PM CST

Induchem Utilizes Larch Tree for Anti-hair Loss Active

By: Katie Anderson

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg Induchem is set to unveil a new anti-hair loss active based on regenerative medicine research.

Feb 18, 2014 | 08:26 AM CST

Read the Label Online: Revlon Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel

Revlon Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel in China Flower
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting Inc.

I used to think that scented nail polish was created for “tweens,” but not anymore with the launch of Revlon's Parfumerie Scented Nail Enamel, available in 24 scented shades. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Feb 12, 2014 | 09:12 AM CST

Sederma Certified in Good Manufacturing by SGS

By: Katie Anderson

Sederma has been awarded the Cosmetic Ingredient Good Manufacturing Practices certification by SGS.