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November 2003

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Multifunctional Ingredients: The Novel Face Of Natural

Lakshmi Prakash, PhD, K.S. Satyan, PhD and Shaheen Majeed, Sabinsa Corp.

Building a Better Barrier from the Inside Out

Daniel Yarosh, PhD, and David Brown, PhD, AGI Dermatics

Esters from Vegetable Sources with Care Effects for Hair

Tim Morris and Michael Hansberry, Cognis Corp.; Werner Seipel and Claus Nieendick, Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co.

Innovative Natural Active Ingredient With Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Caroline Segond, Eric Théron, Virginie Petit and Alain Loiseau, Laboratories Roche Nicholas S.A.S

Research Articles

Effects of Occlusion: Percutaneous Absorption

Hong Zhai MD and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine

From UV Protection Combinations to Solid Dialkyl Ketones in Cosmetics

Charles Fox

Valuing Intellectual Property

Larry Plonsker, Chemical Network Association

Regulatory Articles

The Labeling of Fragrance Allergens in the European Union

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates