Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, www.sensient-cosmetics.com, has a product called Color’N Cap Sil that encapsulates a dyestuff in a silica matrix. It results from a combination of silica sol-gel chemistry and a spray-drying process.
The sol is… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 billion
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men’s grooming. Personal care—Borotalco soaps, shower gels, talcum powder; Neutro… Read More »
The skin care industry has lost two members who helped push the science to new levels with Retin-A and topical antioxidants.
Dr. James Edwin Fulton
Dr. James Edwin Fulton, Jr., a skin care innovator, has died after a battle with colon cancer. He was… Read More »
CCA Industries, Inc. posted results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2013. The company reported total revenues for the second quarter ended May 31, 2013 fell 3% to $11.3 million. Total revenues for the six months also decreased 3% to $23 million.… Read More »
Gelita has applied for a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Health Claim regarding the beauty from within collagen peptide Verisol and its beneficial effect on skin health. Motivation was to clarify whether effects related to wrinkle reduction and… Read More »
Inspired by beauty trends and innovations hailing from Asia, the Clean & Clear Morning Burst Hydrating collection ($6.99) provides moisturizing benefits through a gel moisturizer and facial cleanser. Both alcohol-free products feature an ultra-li… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,475,774 B2; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies has patented a composition comprising a continuous water phase; a discontinuous oil phase comprising a UV-absorbing polyester that is formed by a polycondensation reaction of dimerd… Read More »
Before getting to this month’s subject, hair color, a bit of background on melanin, the natural hair colorant.
Melanin is derived from the Greek word melas, meaning “black,” and it is a pigment found in most organisms. It is a deri… Read More »
By Marc Cornell, Adam Perle and Carl Cappabianca, Jeen International
Published August 2, 2013
Jeen International researchers have developed an instant cold emulsion technology that enables formulators to incorporate wax-like materials with a high-melt point into a low-energy process. Read More »
Whether it’s to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, whiten skin or protect against UV radiation, skin care is an important concern of people around the world. Regardless if it’s a department store counter in Canada, a supermarket in Urugua… Read More »
El Segundo, CA
Sales: $117 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Dr. Howard Murad, chief executive officer and founder; Fred A. Gysi, chief financial officer; Richard S. Murad, general manager and general counsel; Marina Ra… Read More »
Sales: $135 million.
Key Personnel: Raymond Wurwand, president; Diana Howard, vice president of global education and research; Annet King, director of training and development; Susan Anderson, sales manag… Read More »