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July 2009

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Hold the Fertilizer

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

Surfactants and Cleansing Products

Eric Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.

Palm-derived Dihydroxystearic Acid for Sensory and Technical Applications

Rosnah Ismail and Hazimah A. Hassan, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; and Luigi Rigano, ISPE

Leucojum aestivum Bulb Extract for Antiaging Benefits

Liki von Oppen-Bezalel, PhD, IBR Ltd.

Liquid Crystal O/W Emulsions to Mimic Lipids and Strengthen Skin Barrier Function

In-Young Kim, PhD; Sayaka Nakagawa; Kinka Ri, PhD; Satoru Hashimoto, PhD; and Hitoshi Masaki, PhD, Nikkol Group

Dyeing to be Natural

Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

Research Articles

DDS Liposomes for Cosmetic Delivery and Other Recent Literature Findings

Charles Fox, Independent Consultant

A Green, Solvent-free Biocatalytic Method to Produce Cosmetic Esters

Neil W. Boaz, PhD, and Stephanie K. Clendennen, PhD, Eastman Chemical Company

Testing Articles

Evaluating Water Permeability and Occlusion in Wound Dressings and Topical Cosmetics

Hongbo Zhai, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California