Micro Powders, Inc.: welcomed Arvind Shah to its personal care division as senior chemist. He will be responsible for the development of new and innovative products for skin care, color cosmetics, hair care and other applications within the personal… Read More »
Sparkle. Panache. Spectacular special effects. That’s what forward-thinking formulators and chemists are saying about Impact Colors’ Chromagix dynamic collection of multi-variable pigments.
Chromagix colors are prismatic—think of h… Read More »
The challenges of dispersing standard silicone elastomers in water are well known. Standard silicone elastomers can be very difficult to disperse uniformly in external water phase emulsions or aqueous gels due to their inability to fit into o/w micel… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has planned a CEP course on basic hair science on June 24 in Philadelphia.
This course will cover hair biology; hair morphology and fine structure; technologies to measure physical and chemical phenomena in hair; opt… Read More »
The latest creation at VariBlend is the new, “Made-in-America” MiniMix 20mm dispenser. It is ideal for lipglosses, concealers and other on-the-go personal care products based upon fixed or variable delivery ratio of two different formulas… Read More »
FRANCE: Coty Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel for approximately 15.43 million shares of Coty’s Class A Common Stock.
Bourjois—which has a portfolio of color cosmetic products that are sold th… Read More »
COLOMBIA: Mary Kay has moved into Colombia. The $4 billion beauty company made an initial investment of $8 million to start its operations in the country.
Mary Kay executives from the US, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina worked in partnership with… Read More »
Seasonality isn’t just for food; it’s a key beauty trend, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care (BPC). Rather than simply using the change of seasons as a reason to introduce color stories or scents, beauty manufacturers are incr… Read More »
Many compounds incorporated into topical formulations are in their solid particulate form. Examples include zinc oxide in diaper rush ointment and in calamine lotion for chicken pox, sunscreens containing both titanium and zinc oxide and more as well… Read More »
During the past decade, Brazil has climbed to lofty height in the global color cosmetics industry. In 2008, Brazil was the No. 6 makeup market in the world; by the end of 2014, it had reached the No. 3 spot by growing more than 50% between 2009 and 2… Read More »
By Julia Comas, Cristina Davi, Elena Canadas, Albert Soley, Raquel Delgado , Lipotec SAU
Published May 1, 2015
Lipotec’s Eyedeline marine ingredient provides several benefits for the delicate skin around the eyes. It reduces vascular permeability, which is responsible for the formation of eyebags and dark circles. Read More »