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Feb 10, 2017
In effort to identify allergens in German chamomile, researchers isolated three compounds and tested their potential reactivity. While initially they proved to be weakly reactive, as one compound aged, it became unstable and more reactive.
Jan 3, 2017
Butterflies in my stomach, that’s what I’m feeling. Both excited and nervous. Why? In this issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries, we’re trying something different. Our cover story is about safer sun protection but not in a way you’re used to; it's controversial.
Oct 7, 2016
It's nice to see our government liaison supporting our scientists' efforts by standing up to share with others the notion that cosmetic science is real.
Sep 21, 2016
Fragrances are complex combinations of substances that are added to many consumer products to give them a distinctive smell, impart a pleasant odor, or mask the inherent smell of some ingredients—but ultimately, to enhance the experience of the product user.
Sep 9, 2016
The good, bad and ugly science behind ingredient "reputations" were addressed by Jay Ansell, of PCPC, during his in-cosmetics N.A.
Jul 21, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Allured Business Media
It’s been a while since a cosmetic ingredient was slandered. To ensure we’re not letting you down, here’s a report on new study examining the negative impact of phthalates.
Jul 21, 2016
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel has made a safety determination on a number of chamomile, polymer, keratin and sulfate ingredients. Some are safe for use at certain levels while two HDI polymers still have insufficient data.
Apr 8, 2016
Blood, sweat and hairs ... a group of researchers from Japan have developed a skin transplant model that can create fully functional 3D skin transplants, complete with hair follicles and sebaceous glands, for replacing seriously damaged skin or as an alternative to animal tests.
Mar 16, 2016
Teen girls may be at particular risk to chemicals such as parabens and triclosan used in cosmetics and personal care formulations, a study finds. However, this study, like many others is up for debate.
Feb 10, 2016
To ensure quality and safety for baby care products, Sederma performed required toxicological tests on four active ingredients.
Oct 7, 2015
The Personal Care Products Council has taken issue with the Breast Cancer Action’s latest statement alleging products offered to women in philanthropic cosmetic kits dispensed by the PCPC contain chemicals linked to increased cancer risk.
Sep 8, 2015
As scrutiny of formaldehyde-donor (FD) and other preservative technologies has increased in recent years, additional assurances of the relative safety and benefits of FD technologies are required. This two-part article examines the effects of temperature and pH on free-formaldehyde levels (as detected by C-13 NMR), first in water, then in personal care formulations.