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Expert Opinions on Sunscreens and Moisturizers

Should we be lowering SPFs for better broad-spectrum efficacy? And of what relevance is the microbiome to skin hydration? These and other insights in sunscreens and moisturizers are covered in our all-new digital exclusive column, "Expert Opinions." Watch for new topics next month.

Cosmetics & Toiletries Expanded Formulary: Color Cosmetics

Featured concepts in this digital-exclusive EXPANDED formulary include a cream to powder eye shadow; magic CC cream, bronzer, loose powder, mascara, warming lip gloss and more. Click through to see the full listings.

Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Color Cosmetics

Featured color cosmetic formulas this month include Ashland's Sebum Control Foundation, Bio-Botanica's Velvet Finishing Powder and Brenntag Specialties' Soft Matte Setting Powder. Click through for the expanded formulary.

Preserve and Protect: Shielding the Sunscreen Umbrella

The sunscreen market is trending toward higher SPF levels, but these formulas tend to be more difficult to preserve. This study shows how high-SPF sunscreens can be adequately preserved using nontraditional approaches combining antimicrobials and multifunctional additives with boosting aids.

Beyond Your Basic Carrier—Jojoba Heals

Its aesthetic properties are relevant as formulators seek natural ingredients to replace synthetics; not to mention the bonus omega-9 and vitamin E content.

New Age of Sustainable Sunscreens: Formulating for Modern Sun Care Trends

Sunscreen developers are faced with fast-moving trends, environmental considerations and regulatory hurdles. This column describes ingredients and methods to create environmentally friendly products while addressing key skin concerns.

Ingredion Inc.’s Farmal MS 6135

A clean, multifunctional polymer, this ingredient provides a soft matte finish on skin.

Campo Research’s Campo Snow White Coral Algae

Derived from marine algae seaweed, this ingredient can filter solar UV rays for formulations greater than SPF 50.

Sytheon’s Synoxyl AZ

This antioxidative ingredient reduces immediate and delayed skin damage while balancing skin microbiome diversity.

Silab’s Matribust

This active regulates the matrisome of sagging skin to firm the neck and décolleté area.

Acme-Hardesty Company’s CBP Inulin

Derived from chicory root, this biopolymer combines prebiotic activity with functionalities such as moisturizing and thickening.

Croda Inc.’s Crodabond CSA

A naturally derived film-former, this polymer provides multiple benefits for hair care and color cosmetics.

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