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Mar 05, 2008 | 11:29 AM CST

Chemical Reaction: Controlled Release

By: Steve Herman

Through unexpected twists and turns, encapsulation became a game changing technology for the fragrance industry, and controlled release and targeted delivery of active ingredients remain critical to today’s personal care products. The future of evermore effective products depends on continued advances in actives delivery—and those advances may come from work outside the industry.

Mar 05, 2008 | 10:00 AM CST

Standards Launched for Organic Personal Care Certification

Industry stakeholders launch OASIS: Organic And Sustainable Industry Standards for personal care...

Feb 29, 2008 | 11:10 AM CST

Kerry Group Partners with Organic Farm

Kerry Group, a supplier of fragrances, flavors and ingredients, has entered into a long-term partnership with Brazil’s Dierbergers Oleos Essencias SA, a cultivator and producer of certified organic essential oils…

Feb 18, 2008 | 09:42 AM CST

Cream in Powder Form: A New Concept in Makeup

The author describes a cosmetic technology based on a newer formulating concept—cream in powder form. This new formulation can be presented according to two technical processes in order to produce either water-based or oily cosmetic products. In each case, the proper selection of ingredients, including treated pigments and thickeners, determines the stability of the finished products.

Jan 25, 2008 | 03:46 PM CST

Merck Signs Licensing Agreement with Sol-Gel Technologies

Agreements allows Merck to manufacture Sol-Gel's process to encapsulate organic UV filters for cosmetic products...

Jan 10, 2008 | 04:11 PM CST

Chemical Reaction: Biology at the Cosmetics Counter

By: Steve Herman

The combined use of prebiotics and probiotics for a targeted approach to battling bad bacteria on the skin is among the newest ingredient trends for skin and hair care products.

Dec 10, 2007 | 11:53 AM CST

Profile: Creating a Little Chemistry/Marie Renée Thadal

At first glance, the two don’t seem to belong together. A biochemist and a customer-centric business dynamo? But by taking a broader look at both, it makes perfect sense. They’re both about chemistry—understanding it and building it.

Dec 10, 2007 | 11:51 AM CST

Chemical Reaction: Skin Care: The Importance of Feel

By: Steve Herman

It is necessary to formulate a product with pleasing sensory attributes and to confirm the results with meaningful tests. Using systematic methods to create the proper feel and appearance is a prerequisite for a new formulation.

Dec 10, 2007 | 11:42 AM CST

Green is Mainstream in India

By: Priyanka Bhattacharya

Driven by a back-to-nature consumer trend, homegrown herbal beauty brands, and increased spending capacity and awareness, India’s natural beauty market is thriving.

Nov 08, 2007 | 04:03 PM CST

2 in 1: Makeup Meets Skin Care

By: Sara Mason

Makeup’s dynamic sales growth is, in part, a reflection of the demand for added benefits and natural ingredients, challenging formulators to continually work toward ever-more sophisticated products.