NeoStrata Company, Inc., has opened the Exuviance Skin Lab, its first freestanding retail space, in The Mall at Short Hills in Short Hills, NJ. The space is designed to provide shoppers with access to expert advice and targeted treatments to restore… Read More »
This month’s column covers a few news items from newspapers and magazines pertaining to the cosmetic industry—it is also my farewell piece. I have enjoyed writing Gleams & Notions for almost 27 years, but it is time now to retire. The… Read More »
Skin corrosion is defined as irreversible damage to the skin following the application of a substance. When it contacts the tissue, a corrosive compound generates necrosis through the epidermis and the dermis with ulcers and bleeding. The healing pro… Read More »
Want to reduce obesity and the diseases that go hand-in-hand with it? Get moving! That’s the advice of the Global Energy Balance Network, a new non-profit organization funded, in part, by Coca-Cola.
Now, it’s always a good idea to get up… Read More »
The global organic personal care products market is expected to expand at a strong CAGR of 9.3% between 2014 and 2020, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
In 2013, the global organic personal care products market was estimated a… Read More »
Bionetix International launched BCP35S/BioSurf as an environmentally safe and economical alternative to the use of chemicals that reduces client’s processing costs and increases the time of remediation. BCP35S/BioSurf is a new bioremediation pr… Read More »
New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Car… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has issued its second call for papers for the 29th IFSCC Congress, Oct. 23-26, 2016, in Orlando, FL. Topics under consideration include:
Sun Protection & Beyond— Submissions may focus on increasing the… Read More »
Anti-glycation has no meaning to most consumers; hence, the claim is usually reserved for higher-priced prestige products that tend to be sold in department stores, which permits some level of consumer education, according to Sarah Jindal, senior inn… Read More »
The buzz at Showa Denko includes Apprécier (APPS), a novel vitamin C derivative that is characterized by its strong and immediate penetration into the skin, according to the company.
In recent years, hyperpigmentation and sun damage hav… Read More »
The New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Suppliers Day was a success, as usual. There were approximately 400 exhibitors and more than 5,500 attendees crowding the aisles. Among the masses, were the following exhibitors pr… Read More »