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November 2011

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

A Hairy Situation

Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

Ingredient Profile—Benzoic Acid/Sodium Benzoate

Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Antiperspirants

Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.

Enhancing Hairstyling with Micro- and Nano-phase Technologies

Robert Lochhead, Kelly McLeod and Willis Byrd, The School of Polymers, The University of Southern Mississippi; and Stacey Kirkland Johnson & Johnson

Ending the Cycle of Split Ends

Michael Wright and Margaret Szerszen, Alberto Culver Co., now a part of Unilever N.V.

Research Articles

A Dermatological View—The Controversial Influence of Moisturizers on Skin Water Barrier

Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California School of Medicine; and Bahman Sotoodian, University of British Columbia

Silicone Safety and the Cosmetic Industry

James Lambert, PhD NuSil Technology LLC

Assessing the Safety of Parabens: Percutaneous Penetration and Risk Analysis

Elsa Jungman, CĂ©cile Laugel and Arlette Baillet-Guffroy Faculty of Pharmacy, University Paris-Sud

Regulatory Articles

Changes to US Sunscreen Regulations

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates

Testing Articles

Lab Lessons—Wise Words From the Bench With Sergio Nacht, PhD

Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine