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Lab Lessons—Wise Words From the Bench with Anthony Vargas
By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Vargas entered the cosmetics industry like many others—by chance, when he answered a newspaper advertisement for a laboratory technician position at Avon in 1979. Although he did not know anything about cosmetics at the time, he took the utmost care in researching his ingredients, which led to the launch of a number of successful products and honed his keen eye for technologies.
Read the Label Online: Bliss 'Fuzz' Off Facial Hair Removal Cream
Bliss 'Fuzz' Off Facial Hair Removal Cream By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
Bliss ‘Fuzz' Off Facial Hair Removal Cream is a traditional thioglycolate depilatory that is specially formulated for the face with botanicals, moisturizers and vitamins. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation


Micro Powders Adds Oil-absorber, Feel Enhancer, Binder Ingredients
Micro Powders, Inc. has added three new offerings to its product line-up of specialty micronized waxes.
Crodarom Debuts Illuminating Flower Extract
Crodarom, a French subsidiary of the Croda Group., introduced a flower extract from Asia that contributes to an illuminated complexion.

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