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October 2008

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Love for Preservatives

Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries

1,2-Alkanediols for Cosmetic Preservation

Ravi Pillai, PhD; Gerhard Schmaus, PhD; Antje Pfeiffer; Sabine Lange and Aurélie Trunet, Symrise

Skin-lightening Challenges

Zoe Draelos, MD, Dermatology Consulting Services

Improving Hair Color Retention Using Quat Functional Olefin-graft Polymers

Joseph J. Cincotta, Interpolymer Corp.

Research Articles

From Herbal Skin-firming Extracts to Novel Saccharide Esters: Literature Findings

Charles Fox, Independent Consultant

Aquaporin-3: Regulating Skin Cell Growth

Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazine

Heating Up the Preservative Debate

Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

Regulatory Articles

Voluntary Registration of Cosmetics and 2007 Frequency of Preservative Use

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates

Regulatory Review: California and Dubai

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates

Testing Articles

In Vitro Methods to Test Materials for Ozone Protective Capabilities

Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Laboratories