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Read the Label: The Hero Project Hyasoft Instant Moisture Boost

The Hero Project's Hyasoft brand Instant Moisture Boost claims to combat dryness, eliminate dullness and quench dehydrated and fatigued skin. Here, Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., reviews the product's ingredients in relation to its claims.

An Offensive Defense: Minimizing Preservatives, Maximizing Protection and Resources

Designing formulations with maximum preservation efficacy using minimum preservative quantities is vital for several reasons, outlined here. This strategy is referred to as an “offensive defense,” and requires leveraging the right preservatives and levels for given formulation designs.

Comparatively Speaking: The INCI Names vs. Properties of Silicone Surfactants

Surface tension is a ruling factor in the formulator's world. In this edition of "Comparatively Speaking," Tony O'Lenick explains its influence on foam and wetting; he also demonstrates how little the INCI name reveals about a material's properties.

DSM Nutritional Products Personal Care's Alpaflor GigaWhite

Alpaflor GigaWhite is an organic bioactive that helps brighten the skin, while also impacting the production of melanin and melanosome maturating.

MMP Inc.'s Luteolin 98 MM

Luteolin 98 MM was tested ex vivo and showed activity to help stressed skin from pollution.

Mibelle Group Biochemistry's Densorphin

Not only does this active based on monk pepper berry extract help improve the skin, but also stimulates the synthesis of DHEA.

Lipotrue SL's Neøclair Pro

Neøclair Pro helps protect skin from pollution, both indoor and outdoor and provides repairing properties against aging.

DuPont Tate Lyle Bio Products' Zemea Propanediol

Zemea propanediol serves as an effective solvent for cosmetic actives and functional materials.

Biosil Technologies Inc.'s Phyco’Derm

This ingredient has various benefits including a number of anti-aging properties to help improve skin.

Sensient Technologies Corporation's Vegetable Charcoal

This company's ingredient can be used in various formulations without disrupting their systems and helps provide an active cleansing within cosmetic products.

Grant Industries' Granactive Retinoid

Granactive Retinoid can be used in anti-aging and anti-acne beauty treatments, in addition to decreasing UV-induced skin damage, among other symptoms.

February 2018 Product Roundup: Attractive Actives

New for 2018, the Cosmetics & Toiletries Product Roundup is a monthly feature presenting ingredients, equipment or services that relate to a chosen theme. Check out this month's collection of active ingredients.

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