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Patent Pick: L'Oréal's Semi-permanent Hair Styler
This patent disclosure describes an aerosol containing a composition comprising one or more silicone acrylic copolymer(s) and from 30% to 70% w/w of one or more propellant(s).
Nov 16th, 2021
Shin-Etsu’s Natural Diluent System Balances Natural Origin and Performance
Three new products: part of Shin-Etsu’s Formulation Design Toolkit; a non-emulsifying crosspolymer, a non-emulsifying elastomer gel, and a silicone acrylate film former. All formulated with a natural diluent.
Oct 20th, 2021
Cosmetics & Toiletries Is Transitioning Over to a New Website Platform
You can still acquire the latest news on all things about cosmetic R&D at
, it will just have a new look.
Nov 12th, 2021
Industry Insight: Anti-aging for Darker Skin Tones
In the following excerpt, adapted from a video interview, Cynthia Johnson (CJ), Founder and CEO of Cindy J Cosmetic Labs, LLC, offers insights on biological differences between darker and lighter skin tones. Additionally, she provides advice about formulating anti-aging products for those with mature, darker complexions.
Nov 2nd, 2021
Analyze, Optimize: Ensuring Pollution Won’t ‘Get Under Your Skin’
Anti-adhesion, removability, anti-penetration and cleansing properties were assessed in steps, as described here, to optimize formulas for effective anti-pollution protection. An approach was designed to test cosmetic ingredients and formulas for their abilities to suppress the negative effects of pollution in skin.
Nov 2nd, 2021
Anti-wrinkle Prevention: How Puresterol Naturally Enhances Menopausal Care
In the following video interview, sponsored by Bio-Botanica, Michele Behrens, of Cosmetics & Toiletries, connects with Mark Sysler, senior vice president of sales at Bio-Botanica Inc., about recent anti-aging properties with its active, Puresterol. This had led to the prevention of pre- and menopausal symptoms including wrinkles, dry skin and more. Watch on for more information!
Sep 15th, 2021