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Apr 16, 2008 | 10:50 AM CDT

In-cosmetics Day One Unveils New Technologies

At the first day of in-cosmetics 2008, a wealth of new technologies were unveiled. Among them...

Apr 02, 2008 | 10:44 AM CDT

Chemical Reaction: When Looking Back is Looking Forward

By: Steve Herman

The beauty industry has an insatiable craving for innovation. Evaluating the foresight and acumen of the founders of the modern beauty business informs where the industry’s been, the methods of its advancement and where it can still advance.

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.

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 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.

Sep 06, 2007 | 02:16 PM CDT

Aug 07, 2007 | 02:12 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Talking Germs

By: Steve Herman

Communication at a cellular level lies at the heart of modern cosmetic treatments and the continued creation of efficacious products.

May 04, 2007 | 09:57 AM CDT

HBA Technical Conference

By: Nancy Jeffries

HBA held its annual Mid-year Technical Conferences at New York City’s Crown Plaza Hotel. Drawing on the latest scientific research in antiaging and natural beauty, findings were presented from luminaries...

May 04, 2007 | 09:16 AM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Neurocosmetics

By: Steve Herman

The skin is equipped with an effective communication and control system, and neurocosmetics, an emerging segment that explores topical treatments affecting this system, has only scratched the surface of advancing technological possibility.

Apr 02, 2007 | 10:05 AM CDT

The Pollution Solution

By: Nancy Jeffries

Pollutants are a decisive cause of skin problems; therefore, evolving technological advancement in antipollutants must address skin protection and pre-emptively alleviate signs of aging.