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March 2007

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Silicones for Hair Strengthening

Bethany K. Johnson, Kim M. Quackenbush and Brian J. Swanton, Dow Corning Corp.

A Controllable Progressive Hair Dye Process

By Albert Shansky, Albert Shansky Consultants Inc.

Evaluating the Stability of Flavor and Fragrance Materials in Deodorant Sticks

Chintaman T. Bondar, Sushilkumar A. Dubal, Adinath M. Ware, Jyotsna T. Waghmare and S.A.Momin, Institute of Chemical Technology

Charged Vesicles for Delivering Actives in Surfactant-based Formulations

Daniel H. Traynor and Martin S. Flacks, Aquea Scientific

Bench & Beyond: Preservative Boosters—Up Against the Wall

Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries

In Sight: Water from the Outside-in

Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries

Research Articles

Compass: New Tricks

Rachel L. Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries

Water Activity

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates

Technically Speaking: Formulation Technologies and Other Topics

Charles Fox, Independent Consultant

Testing Articles

A Dermatological View: Antioxidant Inhibits UV Erythema In Vivo in Humans

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

Tech Edge--Optical Tools to Examine the Structure of Cosmetics Products

Phil Cummins, PhD, Estée Lauder