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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.
Ingredients focus: the latest silicone products

Ingredients focus: the latest silicone products

Silicones have had an enormous impact on personal care products over the years and they now provide a wide range of benefits in almost every kind of beauty product; such as hair care, hygiene, skin care, sun protection and colour cosmetics.
New exhibitors and seminars to boost knowledge

New exhibitors and seminars to boost knowledge

After a successful first edition last year, in-cosmetics Korea returns to Coex in Seoul on 6-7 July with a host of new international exhibitors and a wide array of new seminars.

Software lightens the load for cosmetics businesses

Software has revolutionised many industries, making departments more efficient while at the same time improving traceability and various other lines of communication.

SCS Annual Conference: Science in a Bottle

The Science in a Bottle conference organised by the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists brings together the latest knowledge from leading academics and industry practitioners to educate, excite and inspire cosmetic scientists in the celebration of ‘Science in a Bottle’

Investigating baked eye shadow production process

Pressed eye shadows have, so far, been the largest segment of the eye shadow product group available on the market. However, there are other, smaller product ranges with different textures like jelly, liquid or stick form.

Efficiency and versatility of new natural emulsifier

Oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions are the most common formulation type in cosmetics as it is an ideal medium to transport all types of active ingredients (hydrophilic and lipophilic). It facilitates the formulation of a wide range of textures with varied sensory properties.

Photoageing evaluated via advanced optical techniques

There are two types of skin ageing,’chronic ageing’ and ‘photoageing’. The importance of photoageing which occurs due to exposure of skin to sun have been well recognised and studied.

Skin and hair colour shaped by colourless carotenoids

Fluorescence is the re-emission of light by a substance having previously absorbed it. The most striking examples of fluorescence occur when the absorbed radiation is in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum, and thus invisible to the human eye, and the emitted light is in the visible region

Cosmetic properties of comb-like PU film-formers

Polymers serve multifarious purposes in cosmetic formulations. The applications take advantage of the various properties of polymers to impart uncommon benefits to their formulations. The range of properties is as varied as the class of polymers that have been utilised.

Water-based nail polish: an alternative to solvent-based

For some time now, the nail polish market has seen the development of a trend that had already reached most areas of the cosmetic branch many years ago: consumers want products that are sustainable for humans and the environment.

Fragrance encapsulation in chitosan particles

The aim of this study has been to synthesise chitosan nanoparticles in order to encapsulate terpinolene fragrance.

New category between fine fragrance and deodorant

Fragrance is one of the most important purchase drivers in APD. In Europe, depending on the country, scent is as important, or nearly as important, as the branding.

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