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Aiding cosmetic creation from concept to product

Aiding cosmetic creation from concept to product

For many years, Spain has been considered a centre of excellence in the design, manufacture and supply of cosmetics.
The Rise of Anti-pollution Skin Care

The Rise of Anti-pollution Skin Care

If you have been following the skin care trends in Asia, you know that consumers are interested in protecting their skin from the potentially damaging effects of fine-dust air pollution.
A new challenge test method for wet wipes

A new challenge test method for wet wipes

Wet wipes have become an increasingly popular item of everyday use in homes and in workplaces.
Natural cosmetic ingredients: myths versus science

Natural cosmetic ingredients: myths versus science

If we look up the definition of natural according to the Oxford Dictionary, it is listed as: ‘Existing in or derived from nature; not made or caused by humankind’.

SCS Formulate: Finding the magic ingredient

Trends in personal care are continuing their rapid rate of change; products that do more, increasing demand for efficiencies, faster acting, multifunctional uses, etc. The challenge is to respond with products that push the limits and to develop concepts that give you an edge.

Natural olive-derived active helps slow skin ageing

The skin is protected naturally by a hydro-lipidic film. However, this is subjected to oxidative stress, which generates free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS).

Advanced lipid delivery system for antioxidants

The supply of topical antioxidant molecules into the skin requires the development of advanced formulations and technologies able to ensure the stability of the molecules and their delivery into target skin layers.
Royalactin-like peptide to regain skin vitality

Royalactin-like peptide to regain skin vitality

Imagine – you have just been born and your future looks bleak. You have been cared for only the first days after birth and then you are already forced to work: cleaning the home that you share with your many siblings, collecting food not for yourself but for the community, keeping watch and defending your home with your life, if necessary.
Flexible wax derivatives via polyglycerolysis

Flexible wax derivatives via polyglycerolysis

Natural waxes are sustainable materials that remain under-exploited today in cosmetics while they represent a unique starting block for many green chemistry reactions.
Phenoxyethanol preservative confirmed as safe at 1%

Phenoxyethanol preservative confirmed as safe at 1%

On 16 March the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) confirmed its position that the preservative, phenoxyethanol, is safe for use in cosmetic formulations up to the use level of 1%.1
New sensations and novel textures in Paris

New sensations and novel textures in Paris

The 2016 in-cosmetics was held in Paris from 12-14 April and brought together exhibitors and visitors from across the globe for what in-cosmetics organisers Reed Exhibitions has described as the largest edition in its 26-year history, with a 14 per cent increase of visitors compared with the 2015 event.
Congress aims to innovate and inspire in Florida

Congress aims to innovate and inspire in Florida

The 29th IFSCC Congress, hosted by the US Society will take place from 30 October to 2 November.
The silky option for natural eye and skin care

The silky option for natural eye and skin care

The skin is made of three components: epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. The epidermis consists of four layers and completely regenerates itself in a 30-day cycle known as skin turnover time.
Rosacea and dark circle relief via palm date seed extract

Rosacea and dark circle relief via palm date seed extract

BR-CalmDeAge® is an extract from palm date (Phoenix dactylifera) seeds. The date seeds’ extraction preserves the inherent botanical capital of the date seed and delivers it for the most natural active effect on the skin, resulting in a global anti-ageing effect as well as reduction of dark circles and rosacea.
Dark circle potential for novel glycerin/triglyceride

Dark circle potential for novel glycerin/triglyceride

Bruises affect people of all ages. Seniors living longer more active lives experience bruises more frequently because of thinning skin or as a result of medications including blood thinners.
In vivo anti-ageing studies without protocol consensus

In vivo anti-ageing studies without protocol consensus

Life expectancy in most countries has been regularly increasing over the past decades as a result of advances in medicine and economic development. But whereas the world population is ageing, the cult of youth and beauty is constantly glorified by the media.
The use of surface imaging for claims support

The use of surface imaging for claims support

Imaging is a rather large field – with optical microscopy worthy of an article on its own, but in this article we are going to look at two particular areas of imaging.
Delivering the Asian ideal of flawless, even-toned skin

Delivering the Asian ideal of flawless, even-toned skin

One of the main skin concerns among Asian consumers is maintaining smooth, even-toned skin, with women aspiring to a pale, translucent complexion.
Designer silicones for an evolving market

Designer silicones for an evolving market

Today’s consumers are demanding more of their skin care products, yet looking to simplify their beauty routines.
Specialty silicone for novel texture and sensory effects

Specialty silicone for novel texture and sensory effects

When it comes to skin care and cosmetics, today’s millennial consumers have savvy requirements around what they expect from the marketplace.

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