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Jan 20, 2011 | 03:13 PM CST

Not the Same Old Story

By: Anat Stern and Eden Somberg

Ancient algae’s survival secret is an apt example of the potential of effective and novel ingredients that can provide a foundation for a good brand/product story to connect with modern consumers.

Dec 06, 2010 | 01:32 PM CST

Seeking the Magic to Delight Consumers

By: Denise Petersen

Both suppliers and marketers continually speak of the need to delight consumers as the on-shelf options grow for them. Cognis has created an “It’s Magic” theme, showcased at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists Suppliers’ Day in May 2010, leveraging the concept to explore formulations that have the potential to astonish consumers and can be marketed with a whiff of magic.

Dec 06, 2010 | 12:52 PM CST

Structured Surfactants

By: Steve Herman

A new look at a well-known ingredient class yields new possibilities and a tool for innovation.

Nov 09, 2010 | 03:27 PM CST

Nano Sunscreen from the Garden

By: Jeff Falk

English ivy nanoparticles may offer better sun protection than metal-based nanoparticle UV filters with improved optical properties, less safety concern and a more uniform particle size.

Nov 05, 2010 | 10:02 AM CDT

Chiral Skin Care

Chiral Skin Care
By: Shyam Gupta, PhD, and Linda Walker

An understanding of the biological importance of chiral ingredients and their applications in skin care will allow brands to communicate high-level claims to target consumers.

Aug 31, 2010 | 04:39 PM CDT

Avoiding the Unavoidable

By: Sara Mason

With sun exposure as the most common cause of premature aging, innovative companies continue to research and provide ever more technologically advanced solutions.

Jul 15, 2010 | 05:29 PM CDT

Global Study Shows Growth in Nanotechnology-based Beauty Products; Brands

Nanotechnology R&D continues to grow, spur products according to Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property Analysis; nanotechnology in beauty products grew by 103% in the past seven years.

Jun 03, 2010 | 03:17 PM CDT

Genomics—Advanced Tools to Combat Aging

By: Steve Herman

The science of genomics seems daunting, but it is essentially just a refined way of looking at wrinkles, hydration, pigmentation. The goal is the same—youthful skin.

Jun 03, 2010 | 10:56 AM CDT

FiFi Awards: Breakthroughs in Fragrance Creation

By: Jeb Gleason-Allured

Partnership between Perfumer & Flavorist magazine and The Fragrance Foundation results in a specialized category—Technological Breakthrough in Fragrance Creation award. Givaudan, Mane and Robertet nominated.

Apr 06, 2010 | 04:58 PM CDT

High Def, High Tech

By: Sara Mason

In a market where consumers desire a more natural yet flawless appearance, must-have innovations can hide imperfections and minimize fine lines by both filling them and scattering light, no matter skin color or type.