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Market Watch

New Findings in Fullerenes
New findings regarding the formation of fullerenes, aka "buckyballs," were recently published in the journal Nature Communications, suggesting that smaller cages grow into larger ones.
Nail Polish and Skin Care Drive US Personal Care Growth
The US personal care market is on the rise, according to a report by Kline & Company. The report, Cosmetics & Toiletries USA, valued the market at US $38 billion, representing a growth of 4.2%. The report found growth in nail polishes, facial treatments, men's care and luxury fragrances.
Patent Picks—Zebra Fish Peptides, Functionalized Adjuvants, Co-jetting and More
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, "Patent Picks" are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to sunless tanning, skin protection and anti-aging skin care.


Sphingolipid Technology Targeting Age-related Skin Sagging
Evonik utilized sphingolipid technology to create an active that reduces the sagging and loose skin associated with aging.
Soy-based Binder, Thickener and Emulsifier for Personal Care
DuPont has launched a soy-based multifunctional polymer for a variety of personal care applications from sun care to hair care.

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Jun 27-29, 2012 | Tokyo, Japan
Cosme Tokyo International Cosmetics Trade Fair/Cosme Innovation International Cosmetics Development Expo & Conference