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July/​August 2016

Table of Contents:

Formulating Articles

Top 3 Secret (and Sexy) Formulating Trends

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries

Infusing New Life into an Old Reliable Skin Treatment: Retinaldehyde

David Peter, John Stanek and Melinda Wochner, CoValence Laboratories, Chandler, Arizona, USA; Shyam Gupta, Ph.D., Bioderm Research, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Uniquely Stable Emulsions Revealed Through Freeze-fracture Transmission Electron Microscopy

Christine Mendrok-Edinger and Karina Hecker, DSM Nutritional Products Ltd., Kaiseraugst, Switzerland; Stephan Dähnhardt-Pfeiffer, Microscopy Services, Dähnhardt GmbH, Germany

The Proof is in the Mirror: The Future of Skin Care Formulations

Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., Independent Skin Care Consultancy, East Yorkshire, U.K.

C&T Formulary: Sun Care

Research Articles

Hyaluronic Acid Intensified: Cross-linking Improves Stability, Functionality

Nancy E. Larsen, Adele K. Leshchiner, Monika Pandya and Scott L. Baldino, LuroMed, LLC, Orangeburg, New York, USA

From the Cosmetics’ Perspective: Can We Trust Current Criteria to Diagnose Atopic Dermatitis?

R.M. Andersen, M.D. and Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco, California, USA

Regulatory Articles

Why We Will Never Be Free From “Free-From” Claims

Robert Ross-Fichtner and Claire Robichaud, Focal Point Research, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Testing Articles

Wet Skin Factor for Sunscreens: An In vitro Method, Part I

Elise Delamour, Sébastien Miksa and Dominique Lutz, HelioScreen Labs, Creil, France

Wet Skin Factor for Sunscreens: An In vitro Method, Part II

Elise Delamour, Sébastien Miksa and Dominique Lutz, HelioScreen Labs, Creil, France

In vivo Delivery Confirmation: Measuring the Deposition of Salicylic Acid from Anti-acne Face Wash

Mark A. Davies, Ph.D., Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Inc., Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA