Advanced Cosmetic formulations and preparation methods for Micro, Nano, HC and LC Emulsions
Most of the cosmetic formulations that are actually sold on the market are based on emulsion technology. Knowledge in colloidal science and phase diagram studies are very powerful tools that give extremely valuable help to formulate innovative formulations based on other kind of dispersions such as nano-emulsions, microemulsions, highly co
Emulsion formulation challenges and methods to evaluate and predict stability
Emulsions used in personal care applications (both of the oil-in-water (O/W) and water-in-oil (W/O) type need to satisfy a number of criteria: They must demonstrate physical stability over 2-3 years under various conditions, such as temperature variation and stress induced by vibration during transportation. They must al
Highlights on 2018 popular cosmetic claims- How to support them by objective in vitro and In-vivo methods?
With non-stop product launches and a never-ending stream of trends born on social media, the beauty industry thrives on newness, but some movements are very significant. This year may have kick started the anti-pollution stance in beauty, and saw probiotic products and blue light protection ingredients reaching the market. Cosmetic claims
Stability Testing And Prediction Of Cosmetic Formulation: How To Avoid Stability Failures?
Stability is one of the first conditions that have to be respected when one wishes to develop new Cosmetics products. The purpose of stability testing cosmetic products is to ensure that a new or modified product meets the intended physical, chemical and microbiological quality standards as well as functionality and aesthetics when stored
Cosmetic Claims Decoded How To Be Smart For Quick Approvals & Avoid False Claims
European and U.S. authorities are more concerned about believable but unsubstantiated claims, although U.S. officials are regarded as more aggressive. Cosmetic claims are best tools and usually used to market the final product. Sometime there is a very thin line between a cosmetic product and a drug, and it becomes confusing while approach
Surfactants Smart Selection For Your Cosmetic Formulations & Best Practices
Surfactants are some of the most versatile ingredients in skin care, playing numerous roles in cosmetic formulations. Different types of surfactants are found in facial cleansers, soaps, body washes, shampoos and emulsions, they work by becoming imbedded in both oil and water substances. It is said somewhere that in order to become a succe
Anti-ageing Cosmetics Understanding Formulation Needs & Best Practices
Today anti-ageing effect is something which almost every cosmetic and personal care product claims. These cosmetics are predominantly cosmeceutical skin care products marketed with the promise of making the consumer look younger by reducing, masking or preventing signs of skin aging such as sagging, poor texture, wrinkles etc.<