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August 2003

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Fluid Gels Based On Natural Polymers For Cosmetic Applications

Peter A. Williams and Martina Hickey, Centre for Water Soluble Polymers; and David Mitchell, Chesham Chemicals Ltd.

Resins: The Other Kind Of Silicones

Arndt Schlosser and Bryan Fry, Wacker Silicones, Wacker Chemical Corp.

Research Articles

Identifying Cosmetic Forms And Crystalline Phases From Ternary Systems

M. Ferrari, College of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Cuiaba; L.C.L. Monteiro, D.J.A. Netz and P.A. Rocha-Filho, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dihydroxyacetone-Induced Pigmentation and Other Topics

Charles Fox

Advances in Stratum Corneum Biology and Understanding of Dry Skin

A.V. Rawlings, AVR Consulting Ltd.

Regulatory Articles

Natural Preservatives

Anthony C. Dweck, Consultant, Dweck Data

US Regulations Update: FDA Issues Final Monograph for Skin Protectants

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates