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  • Functional Ingredients | Personal Cleansers | Polymers | Skin Care

    A Natural Mixer from Lipoid

    The ability to create stable emulsions is a cornerstone of a cosmetic chemist’s training. There are plenty of emulsifiers to choose from on the market, and one of the more interesting ones is Lipoid Kosmetik’s Herbamilk. The Newark, NJ…
    Harvey M. Fishman, Consultant 02.06.15

  • Hair Today... Gone Tomorrow?

    Most men love their hair. The more they have, the better they feel—when it’s on the top of their heads, that is! But body hair? That’s become a completely different, albeit controversial, story in 2014. More men and, of course, wom…
    Harvey M. Fishman, Consultant 02.07.14

  • High on Hyaluronic Acid

    Hyaluronic acid (HA)—also called hyaluronan or hyaluronate—is an anionic, nonsulfated polymer of disaccharides with a molecular formula of (C14H21NO11)n. The name is derived from hyalos, which is the Greek term for vitreous, and uronic…
    Harvey M. Fishman 01.24.13

  • Gleams  Notions

    Gleams Notions

    A Cold Process Emulsion System
    08.31.12

  • Take a Closer Look At Cellulose Thickeners

    Take a Closer Look At Cellulose Thickeners

    Some of the most useful thickeners for aqueous systems are cellulose derivatives. They also furnish other qualities. In the construction industry, they control the water binding ability of cement, gypsum and fillers. They perform the same function…
    Harvey Fishman, Consultant 01.10.12

  • More than Marketing? A Look at Ingredients

    In recent decades, various ingredients from natural sources have been highly promoted in the cosmetic industry for their unique properties.A discussion follows describing some past and present so-called “marketing ingredients.” Roya…
    Harvey M. Fishman, Consultant 06.16.11

  • Cosmetics in the News

    Cosmetics in the News

    It is time once again for my occasional roundup of media articles and cartoons pertaining to our industry. The following is a rare non-political Doonesbury cartoon by Gary Trudeau. Those of us who are consultants may resent the sarcasm, but often the…
    Harvey M. Fishman, Consultant 10.01.10

  • Some Cosmetic Solutions for Skin Care Problems

    Some Cosmetic Solutions for Skin Care Problems

    The skin is the largest organ of the human body and can be affected by many different maladies or diseases.  This month, I’ll detail the problems associated with acne and provide a couple of formulas to treat it. Acne is one of the most co…
    Harvey Fishman, Consultant 04.30.08

  • Cosmetic Uses of SiO2

    Silica, or silicon dioxide (SiO2), occurs in nature as sand, quartz, flint or diatomite. It can be a colorless crystal or a white powder that is odorless and tasteless, and insoluble in water. It has many industrial uses, including the manufacture of…
    Harvey M. Fishman, Consultant 04.20.06