Much like the art of painting, stylists need the right tools to create their masterpieces, and different tools are required for different mediums. Therefore, Pravana has introduced Pure Light Balayage Lightener, an innovative, specially formulated li… Read More »
Zotos Professional AGEbeautiful new Root Touch-Up Haircolor is a temporary spray designed to conceal gray roots in seconds, but also add volume. The quick-drying formula, which comes in eight shades, is ideal for masking gray strands in a pinch, or k… Read More »
CA Botana has released advanced formulas of its popular Sea Enzyme line to address hair loss. According to the company, the new Sea Enzyme Botanical Hair Serum works with the reformulated California Botanical Shampoo and Conditioner utilizing the lat… Read More »
For one of its latest nailcare items, leading American brand Sally Hansen called on Topline Products for a full-service order. On one end of the pack is a gel made of fine quartz grains (6.8ml), with a clear silicone spatula designed for easy applica… Read More »
On Oct. 27-28, Mike Fevola, Ph.D., and Dr. Janet Drobits Windisch will run an introduction to polymer science course with special emphasis on the cosmetic industry. The two-day class will be held at the SCC national office in New York City.
Polymers… Read More »
Dr. Bronner’s purchased full-page advertorials written by company president David Bronner in several major magazines including The New Yorker and Forbes. The advertorial, titled “How to Cover Up the Pesticide Industry’s GMO Scheme a… Read More »
Enhance Skin Products, Reno, NV, has earned a patent from Japan for the use of hyaluronan (HA) and bioactive glass to facilitate the deposition and penetration of bioactive microparticulates through the skin. The patent forms the base for Enhance Ski… Read More »
US Patent No. 9,040,475 B2; Clorox has patented a composition comprising a bleach compound having the formula: Mx(OCl)y(O)m(OH)n. M is selected from the group consisting of magnesium, calcium and mixtures thereof.… Read More »
CANADA: Nerium International has rolled out its Firming Body Contour Cream, Optimera Formula in Canada.
“We’re excited about the launch of Firming Body Contour Cream, Optimera Formula in our international markets,” said Jeff Dahl,… Read More »
INDIA: Gattefossé has expanded its presence in India by opening a technical center of excellence. The new office and technical center was officially inaugurated on Sept. 11, 2015 by Jacques Moyrand, group chairman, Gattefossé. The cente… 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 »