• Nano-Sized Zinc Oxide and Skin Penetration
    Nano-Sized Zinc Oxide and Skin Penetration
    According to a new study out of Berlin, zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs), commonly used as UV filters in commercial sunscreen products, penetrate only into the outermost layers of stratum corneum, furrows and into the orifices of the hair follicles and do not reach the ...More
    June 11, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Response to FDA’s Decision to Delay Sunscreen Standards
    sun care slide show
    Sunscreen seems to not only be on Washington’s mind, but industry and research academies’, too. In late May, a group of U.S. Senators, headed up by Jack Reed (D-RI), asked FDA to reverse its decision to delay new sunscreen standards, and enact new standards that will go ...More
    June 4, 2012
    Posted in News
  • FDA's Draft Guidance on Nanomaterials in Cosmetics
    In late April, FDA issued a draft guidance document—Draft Guidance for Industry: Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products. Although FDA has not adopted a formal definition of “nanotechnology," it references the common definition of “the intentional manipulation, ...More
    April 30, 2012
    Posted in Blog
  • FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products
    FDA issued a Draft Guidance for the industry—Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products—providing "guidance to industry and other stakeholders (e.g., academia, other regulatory groups) on FDA's current thinking on the safety assessment of nanomaterials in cosmetic ...More
    April 20, 2012
    Posted in News
  • Where's Cosmetic Innovation Headed?
    cosmeceutical market
    What were the innovation hot spots in 2011? Which global economies are seeing an increase in patent activity? Which companies are moving aggressively to expand growth in their sectors? ...More
    April 4, 2012
    Posted in Articles
  • The Sun is Shining at in-cosmetics Barcelona
    solar beauty_in cosmetics
    in-cosmetics Barcelona is not only bringing the beach to attendees for its Solar Beauty-themed in-focus, it will be host to a high-profile Scientific Seminar, Panel Discussions and an Innovation Zone all focused on sun care. ...More
    February 22, 2012
    Posted in News
  • in-Cosmetics Barcelona to Talk Sun Care
    This year's in-cosmetics, taking place in Barcelona, Spain, April 17 t0 19, 2012, is gearing its in-focus feature around solar beauty, one of the most challenging market segments in the beauty industry. ...More
    January 17, 2012
    Posted in News
  • FDA Sued Over Nanotechnology Regulation
    The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, among 12 other groups, filed a lawsuit against FDA over regulation of nanotechnology, according to MPR News. ...More
    January 10, 2012
    Posted in News
  • It's Always Sunny In …
    Sure summer may be over but unless the sun is down, consumers are still exposed to the sun's harmful UV rays. In a few weeks, we're going to post a slide show outlining the latest innovations and updates in the sun care arena. ...More
    January 9, 2012
    Posted in Blog
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