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February 2013

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Compass—Taking Action

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

Formula Anatomy Deciphered—BB Creams

Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Consulting Laboratories

TCM in Skin Whitening and Lightening: The Eternal Pursuit in East Asia

Huiliang Li, Jahwa Cosmetics

Development of a Novel, Soothing Tissue Incorporating Phase-change Materials

Jeffery R. Seidling; Scott W. Wenzel; Corey Cunningham, PhD; and Helen K. Moen, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

How the ‘Stuff’ in Formulations Impacts the Delivery of Actives

Steven Abbott, PhD, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd. and the University of Leeds

Communicating Anti-aging Skin Care Benefits to the Consumer: Part I

Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops; and Steve Barton, Skin Thinking Ltd.

Communicating Anti-aging Skin Care Benefits to the Consumer: Part II

Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops; and Steve Barton, Skin Thinking Ltd.

Research Articles

A Dermatological View—Interpreting Placebo Response in Clinical Trials for Psoriasis

Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California San Francisco; and Sonia Lamel, MD, University of Miami

Penetration of Cosmetics Into and Through the Stratum Corneum

Ada Polla, Alchimie Forever

Literature Review—Oxidation, Microdevices and Butterfly Pigments

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries

Testing Articles

The Effect of Skin Metabolism on the Absorption of Chemicals

Alain Mavon, PhD, and Carine Jacques-Jamin, PhD, Oriflame Cosmetics AB, Skin Research Institute