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May 2018

Formulating Articles

Minimally Disruptive Formulating: Silicone Surfactants Create New Aesthetics

By: Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC, Lawrenceville, GA USA; and Fenbao (David) Zhang, Ph.D., Siltech Corp., Toronto

Water Meets Skin: Modern Moisturizers

By: Nicola Lionetti and Luigi Rigano, Ph.D., ISPE srl, Milan

[reader favorite] Comparatively Speaking: Shampoo vs. Body Wash Formulation

By: Anthony J. O’Lenick Jr. and Fenbao (David) Zhang, Ph.D., Siltech, LLC

Research Articles

Safeguarding Squalene: Lemon Myrtle Antioxidant for Pollution Protection and Oleostasis

By: Joan Attia-Vigneau Ph.D., Marty Shortt, Rachelle Seguin, Isabelle Lacasse and Estelle Loing, Ph.D., IFF/Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, Québec

[podcast] Author Commentary: Estelle Loing, Ph.D., on Safeguarding Squalene

By: Rachel Grabenhofer with Estelle Loing, Ph.D., IFF/Lucas Meyer

Industry Insight: Bugs and Beauty Sleep

By: Rachel Grabenhofer with Stefanie Dhanda, Johnson & Johnson

[podcast] Sleep, Skin and the Microbiome

By: Rachel Grabenhofer with Stefanie Dhanda, Johnson & Johnson

Regulatory Articles

How EU Regulations Influence Fragrance in Cosmetics

By: Helena Eixarch and David Andrew, TSGE Consulting Ltd., Knaresborough, U.K.

Testing Articles

Is Your Microbiology Lab FDA-compliant? Part I: Personnel, Facilities and Equipment

By: Donald J. English, Avon Products, Inc.; Mark Entrup, Kao USA, Inc.; Joanne Nikitakis, Personal Care Products Council (PCPC); and John F. Krowka, formerly PCPC (retired) and Kensho Farms, Boonsboro, MD USA

Scale-up Success: Untapping the Potential of Computational Fluid Dynamics

By: Jennifer Farrell, Oriflame R&D, Bray, Ireland

Countering P. acnes: In vitro Approaches to Anti-acne Testing

By: Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Labs, Inc., Denver, CO, USA

Market Data Articles

Editor's Note: A Peek into Bath and Shower Care

By: Rachel Grabenhofer