Despite a recent UK Meteorological Office warning that harmful UV
levels are set to rise to "very high risk" many people do not use
sunscreens, but as the temperatures soar sunscreen is one of the
easiest ways to prevent...
Procter and Gamble scientists have found that additional zinc can
potentiate the pyrithione zinc formula and create a more bio-active
and extremely efficacious treatment that can kill the causative
fungus and help eliminate dandruff.
Following the recent seminar that discussed the use of potentially
harmful ingredients in cosmetics and toiletries and their more
environmentally-friendly alternatives, Louise Sheridan explored
the organic certification process for...
Cosmetics and toiletries industry representatives and retailers,
both with and without green credentials, gathered in London for a
seminar hosted by the UK's Women's Environmental Network to discuss
the use of potentially...
At the 2004 Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards, one of the
winning products was Clinique's RepairWear Day SPF 15 Intensive
Cream, which contains Danisco's Betafin BP 20. Clinique's vice
president for global product...
Dow Corning has introduced a Silicone Quat Microemulsion that
offers multifunctional properties for hair care products, including
conditioning, thermal protection, enhanced volume and colour
retention, writes Louise Sheridan.
US-based cosmeceuticals company Inamed, the manufacturer of the
recently FDA-approved Hylaform anti-wrinkle treatment, is reported
to have filed a lawsuit against rival Medicis for patent
infringement relating to a product it distributes...
Dow Corning has launched the very first silicone carbinol fluid for
the personal care market. The product, which is intended for use in
colour cosmetic, high value skin care and other applications acts
as a suspension aid for pigments,...
German manufacturer Degussa has launched a product called Aqua
Foundation that uses a 'dry water' process, which it says converts
solutions containing water-dispersible pigments, vitamins, plant
extracts and other active...
During InCosmetics 2004 in Milan last week, Pentapharm - a Swiss
supplier of naturally derived active ingredients - presented its
new anti-ageing products. Its Pepha-nutrix and Pepha-tight actives
are claimed to help strengthen the...