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Jan 15, 2015 | Article

Shaving Cream Formulation

Shaving cream facilitates hair removal. Traditional shaving creams have been largely replaced by aerosol products with shaving foams and gels. The soap-glycerin-water formulations of shaving creams...

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Nov 23, 2011 | Article

Composition for Permanent Wave

The present invention relates to a low-irritant, high-performance composition for permanent hair waves. More particularly, the present invention relates to a composition for permanent waves. It...

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Jun 30, 2010 | Article

New anti-inflammatory actives

Human skin is the external protective organ against chemical (depilation), mechanical (shaving) and environmental (UV damage) stresses. The immediate response of the skin is redness and...

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Jun 20, 2007 | Article

Market Trends for Natural cosmetics and Skincare in Australia

By Vispi Kanga

The Australian C&T market is characterised by the strong presence of a large number of subsidiaries of multinational corporations. Unilever Australasia, Procter & Gamble Australia Pty Ltd, L'Oréal...

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Apr 5, 2006 | Article

Cosmetic Products Without Preservatives

A preservative is defined by The European Cosmetic Directive 76/768, amended for the 7th time in 2003 according to Appendix IV, as being: "any substance added as an ingredient to a cosmetic product...

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Dec 12, 2012 | Article

Cosmetic Devices for Body Care – Part Two

By Nancy Jeffries

Electronic devices and non-invasive treatments are becoming increasingly popular in the body care market. Body contouring and skin tightening enhanced by ultrasound application, pulsed light...

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May 11, 2011 | Article

Trendwatching in the Aesthetic Medicine Market

By Imogen Matthews

The aesthetic medicine market was worth $3.5bn in 2010, according to Millenium Research Group, and is growing by 10% year on year. Women account for 90% of cosmetic procedures with a strong trend...

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Jun 10, 2009 | Article

"Pain killers" in cosmetics

By Marie-Claude Martini

Talking about pain in cosmetics may be stretching things somewhat. We are really considering discomfort due to slightly bothersome practices such as shaving or hair removal, and also due to some...

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Jan 18, 2007 | Article

Children's Products - Part 1

By Nick Morante

What people rarely talk about, or even get a chance to read about, are products geared towards children. I'm not talking about the teen market, which is very well defined and positioned within the...

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Nov 9, 2005 | Article

The Doctor Is In

By Susan A. Eliya

Not every skin remedy comes in a jar. More dermatologists are turning to higher technological solutions. An advanced laser treatment from Laserscope uses a 532nm laser to seal facial veins and...

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