Table of Contents:

July/​August 2014

Editor's Note for this Issue

Formulating Articles

Challenges in Creating NPA- and WFM-compliant Natural Formulations

By: Victoria Cherepanov and Nava Dayan, PhD, Innovation KDC and Dr. Nava Dayan LLC

Bruise Amelioration and Skin Benefits from Glycerin and Triglyceride

By: C. Scott Danos, MPH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA (Ret.)

Research Articles

Deriving Renewable Squalane from Sugarcane

By: Derek McPhee, PhD; Armelle Pin; Lance Kizer, PhD; and Loren Perelman, PhD; Amyris Inc., Emeryville, CA, USA

Nature-derived Care for Sensitive and Difficult-to-treat Skin Types

By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops, LLC

Regulatory Articles

Asia-Pacific Update: Hong Kong Regulations and ‘Green’ Awareness

By: Ben Teoh, Contributing Consultant, Penang, Malaysia

Testing Articles

Testing and Developing a Sugar-derived Surfactant Blend for Delicate Skin

By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, et al., Rigano Industrial Consulting and Research, Milan, Italy

Market Data Articles

Natural Beauty: Global Opportunities Remain

By: GCI Editors