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May 2012

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Compass—Collective Interests

Rachel L. Grabenhofer

Formulating Focus—Delivering Actives via Solid Lipid Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Lipid Carriers: Part IV, Percutaneous Absorption and Dermal Cosmetic Formulations

Eliana B. Souto, PhD, and Johann W. Wiechers, PhD

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Toothpastes

Luigi Rigano, PhD, Institute of Skin and Product Evaluation (ISPE)

Approaches to Address Tooth Sensitivity and Dental Erosion

Robert V. Faller, Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

Advances in Hair Styling

Raymond Rigoletto; Anand Mahadeshwar, PhD; Linda Foltis; and David Streuli Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Wayne, NJ, USA

Water-based, High-UVA Titanium Dioxide Dispersion for Natural UV Protection and Added Formulation Benefits

Alice Miles, Michael Hilditch, Robert M. Sayer and Ian R. Tooley, Croda Europe, Ditton, Cheshire, UK

Wise Words from the Bench with Jean-Jaques Étienne, PhD

Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

Research Articles

A Dermatological View—The Future of Allergic Contact Dermatitis as it Pertains to Cosmetics

Ali Alikhan, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD

Regulatory Articles

Regulatory Review—Cosmetic Ingredient Update: The Ugly, the Good and the Bad

David C. Steinberg, Steinberg Consultants

Testing Articles

A Novel Method to Measure and Pre-select Functional Filler Pigments

Miriam Becker, Christoph Schmidt, PhD, Veronika Hochstein and Xenia Petsitis, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany