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July 2012

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Compass—Best Foot Forward

Rachel L. Grabenhofer

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—Foot Care

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

From Elastin to Elastic Fibers, Part I: The In vitro Effects of a Natural Dipeptide on the Biological Cascade

Philippe Mondon and Ada Andre - Sederma, France; Karl Lintner, PhD - Sederma and KAL'idees, France

Research Articles

A Dermatological View—Exploring Potential Differences in Percutaneous Penetration and Barrier Function Between Individuals of Different Ethnicity or Skin Color

Elodie Metral and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California, San Francisco

In Sight—Nano-sizing Chitosan for Wound Healing, Anti-aging

Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries

Testing Articles

A Synthetic Tissue-based In vitro Ocular Irritation Assay

Stewart J. Lebrun, Lebrun Labs, CA USA

Large-scale Screenings of Botanical Ingredients: Challenges and Opportunities

Patricia da Luz Moreira, PhD, Natura Inovaçã e Tecnologia de Produtos Ltda., São Paulo, Brazil