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June 2004

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Phytoplankton: The New Frontier for Stress-Relieving Cosmetic Ingredients

Patrice Andre, Ph.D., LVMH Parfums & Cosmetiques; Anne Humeau, Ph.D., SOMAIG; and Laurent Sousselier, Ph.D., Naturactiva

The Influence of Oligosaccharides on Skin Aging: An Alternative to Retinoids

Maud Jouandeaud, Sylvie Bordes, Catherine Soulie and Brigitte Closs, Silab

Research Articles

Epidermal Permeability Barrier and Other Topics

Charles Fox

Focus on Technology Transfer—Creativity

Larry Plonsker, Chemical Network Associates

Regulatory Articles

Substantiating Claims for a Tanning Magnifier

G. Guglielmini, Sinerga SpA

The Regulatory Interface: When is it a Cosmetic and When a Drug?

Jean L. Fourcroy, MD, PhD, MPH, and Howard I. Maibach, MD

US and EU Regulations Update

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates

Testing Articles

Rheology and Texture Analysis Used Together to Improve Raw Material Choices

Alicia Roso and Riva Brinet, SEPPIC