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January 2006

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Polymers for Thickening and Aesthetics of Surfactant Systems

Anja Gestmann, PhD, and Judith Bucher, National Starch Personal Care

Oleosomes: Natural, Self-emulsifying Systems

J. Guth, PhD, and C. Cappabianca, Lonza Inc.

Using Nonaqueous Emulsions to Avoid Discoloration Reactions

James Ziming Sun, PhD, and James W. Parr, Schwarzkopf and Henkel

Color Formulary

Bench & Beyond: Using Phase Diagrams to Follow Fragrance in an Emulsion

Bud Brewster

In Sight: Fragrance and Cosmetics -- Sharing Strategies

Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

Research Articles

Heralding the Future, Appreciating the Past

Laurie DiBerardino

Stratum Corneum: The Role of Lipids and Ceramides

Nava Dayan, Ph.D., Lipo Chemicals Inc.

Technically Speaking: Skin Cleansing

Charles Fox

Testing Articles

A Dermatological View: Using Photochemiluminescence to Quantify the Antioxidative Capacity of Topicals

H Zhai, MD, and HI Maibach, MD, University of California School of Medicine