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September 2002

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Asian Skin: Its Architecture, Function And Differences From Caucasian Skin

G. Yosipovitch* and C.T.S. Theng

Research Articles

Transition Metal-Induced Oxidation: Implications for Skin Care Products

Ratan K. Chaudhuri and Germain Puccetti, Rona/EM Industries Inc.

Neuroimmunological Activities of Keratinocytes

Sabrina Brenci, University of Genoa; Vincenzo Rialdi and Giorgio Rialdi, Vevy Europe S.p.A.

Odor Reception: Structure and Mechanism

Steve Herman

From Urea/Ammonium Lactate Combinations to Penetration Pathways in Hair

Charles Fox

Tin, Zinc and Selenium: Metals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Jurij J. Hostynek and Howard I. Maibach, University of California

Regulatory Articles

Federal Laboratory Technology

Larry Plonsker

Testing Articles

Testing A New Platform for Skin Care Emulsions

Anja Gestmann, Valerie Bonnardel and Jocelyne Milliere, National Starch Personal Care