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  • Quixtar's

    Quixtar’s Artistry Cosmetics launched its spring Global Harmony Trend collection inspired by soft, illuminating colors and a focus on wide, bright eyes. Thanks to a new Thick or Thin eyeliner, eyes can be lined, shimmering or dramatic in colors…
    11.14.05

  • Sothy's

    Oily summer skin disappears with Sothys’ Absorbant mask, Hydra-matt fluid and Oil Control serum. Kaolin, zinc and titanium oxide rid excess oil in the Absorbant mask. The Hydra-matt fluid absorbs excess serum with powders, protein yeast, pro-vi…
    11.14.05

  • Esthetic Plus

    Nail cuticles are tamed with EstheticPlus’ new chrome-plated 1/4 and 1/2 Jaw cuticle nippers. Made for professionals, the nippers have a lifetime guarantee. They are sold on www.estheticplus.com.…
    11.14.05

  • Phytobiodermie's cream

    l The skin around the eyes is firmed with Phytobiodermie’s eye cream, which works to balance excess energy based on Chinese principles and medicine. Key ingredients are eucalyptus, juniperberry, sage, rosemary, birch, jojoba oil, shea butter,…
    11.14.05

  • 3M's

    3M’s household cleaning brand Scotch-Brite launched a national contest to find the cleanest volunteer firehouse kitchen in the U.S. Co-sponsored by the National Volunteer Fireman Council (NVFC), the grand prize winner will receive a $5000 donat…
    11.14.05

  • Time Perfection

    Time Perfection, an advanced anti-aging skin care cream from Valmont Laboratories, Morges, Switzerland, offers UVA and UVB protection to not only erase the hands of time, but prevent further aging. Ingredients include titanium dioxide, vitamins A and…
    11.14.05

  • Pantene

    l Pantene has launched its third annual Pantene Pro-Voice music competition to honor young women, ages 14-24, who use their voices as a tool for positive self-expression. Three finalists will perform at the Pantene Pro-Voice concert in Central Park i…
    11.14.05

  • Revlon

    Actress Debra Messing, Revlon spokespeople Julianne Moore and Karen Duffy and special guest Angela Bassett will host the 10th annual Revlon Run/Walk for Women in Los Angeles on May 10. More than 60,000 people will raise funds to support women’s…
    11.14.05

  • Yves Rocher

    l Yves Rocher offers the Spa Énergie Végétale collection to rid the tummy, buttocks and thighs of unsightly cellulite using guarana, ginseng and andiroba. The products include 3D Anti-Cellulite serum, Silky Contouring cream, Ting…
    11.14.05

  • Lineance European Essentials

    l Lineance European Body Essentials, a pleasantly scented line of depilatory products, is now sold in U.S. drugstores and mass retailers. The line, from Church & Dwight, features an exclusive, emollient-rich cream with herbs that leaves skin mois…
    11.14.05

  • Pharmaskincare

    Pharmaskincare, Sun Valley, CA, introduced its Vita and Botanica Vit Complex skin care lines. Both contain vitamins and natural extracts, essential oils, alpha hydroxy acids and liposomes to balance the skin, according to the company. Products such a…
    11.14.05

  • Delta Carbona

    l Delta Carbona, Fairfield, NJ, has launched Chlorine Bleach tabs. These quick dissolving tabs whiten like bleach but without the risk of splatters. A 4.5-oz. box with 16 tablets has the same whitening power as a traditional gallon of bleach, execu…
    11.14.05

  • Rembrandt Puts Crest

    The tooth whitening war is getting nasty. According to a study by Den-Mat Corp., Santa Maria, CA, Rembrandt mouthtray bleaching kits whiten teeth better and longer than Crest Whitestrips. The Rembrandt kit was used for two weeks, and the Rembrandt Pl…
    11.14.05

  • Johnson & Johnson Earns Patent for Foaming Oil Gel

    l Patent No. US 6,524,594 B1: UK-based researchers for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Skillman, NJ, were awarded a patent for a foaming oil gel comprising at least one ionic surfactant, oil, gelling agent, nonionic emulsifier and water.…
    11.14.05

  • N-acetyl Aldosamines

    Patent No. US 6,524,593 B1: Pennsyl-vania-based researchers patented a topical composition to treat cosmetic conditions or dermatological disorders using an effective amount of at least one compound selected from the group consisting of N-acetyl aldo…
    11.14.05

  • Coletica Patents

    Patent No. US 6,524,595 B1: Coletica, Lyons, France, has patented a cosmetic containing at least one substituted cyclodextrin in the form of a nanoparticle or micelle that is topically applied to skin zones.…
    11.14.05

  • LOral Earns Patent

    Patent No. US 6,524,596 B1: L’Oréal S.A., Paris, France, has earned a patent for a hair product with at least one aqueous dispersion of insoluble particles of fixing polymer that has a mean sticking energy of less than 200 microjoules.…
    11.14.05

  • Coty Patents Decorative,

    Patent No. US 6,524,565 B1: NJ-based researchers for Coty BV, The Netherlands, patented a water-resistant cosmetic gel comprising a water-emulsifiable film-forming agent, water-immiscible aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent, nonionic emulsifier, water, cos…
    11.14.05

  • Kao Awarded Patent

    Patent No. US 6,524,597 B2: A researcher for Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, patented a pressed powder cosmetic composition containing a fluorine resin powder, a film-forming polymer and a fluorine oil.…
    11.14.05

  • Cosmetic Composition

    Patent No. US 6,524,598 B2: Ohio-based researchers for Procter & Gamble Co. earned a patent for a cosmetic composition with a non-emulsifying crosslinked siloxane elastomer, emulsifying cross-linked siloxane elastomer, solvent, skin conditioning…
    11.14.05