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March 2015

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Innovation Upgrade

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries

10 Years of Collaboration for the Sustainable Use of Argan

BASF Care Chemicals

A One-step Approach for Anti-aging Prevention and Treatment

Philippe Mondon, Emmanuel Doridot, Andre Nada and Olga Gracioso, Sederma

Considerations for Phospholipid Emulsifiers

Peter Tsolis, The Estée Lauder Companies; and Nick Huss, Barnet Products Corp.

Balancing Texture with Electrolyte Resistance for Improved Thickening

Ryosuke Murakami, Yusuke Nishikawa and Yuichiro Morimitsu, Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Improving the Sensory Properties of Lye Hair Relaxers

Hans-Martin Haake, Halid Kader and Karine Kross-Maita, BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

Research Articles

Atopic Dermatitis—Part I: Early Research and Causes

Rosa Marie Andersen, MD; and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California at San Francisco University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, USA

Patent Picks—Thickening, Microbiome, Low Active/High SPF, Imaging, Anti-acne and More in Skin

Rachel Grabenhofer

Regulatory Articles

Preserving Preservatives

Chris Flower, PhD, Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association

Regulating Medical Devices in the Cosmetics Industry

Pawel Leja, Daniel Noble and Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Point Research

Testing Articles

A Novel Explant Model for Skin Delivery Assessment

Lucie Duracher, PhD; Lene Visdal-Johnsen, PhD; and Alain Mavon, PhD; Oriflame Cosmetics AB, Skin Research Institute: Sandrine Kurdykowski, PhD; and Pascal Descargues, PhD; Genoskin