The cumaru (Dipteryx odorata (Aubl.) Willd.) is a species of high economic value, together with the construction industry, pharmaceuticals, food products and biocosmetics
. The cumaru oil extracted from the seeds is used for the aromatization of chocolates, beverages, tobaccos, perfumes and the manufacture of soaps (Sampaio, 2000; Uchida & Campos, 2000; Araujo et al., 2004).
They can integrate better with formulas and facilitate the controlled release of actives, Wang Pu, senior expert at the Shanghai Truly BioCosmetics
company, points out.
However, no story on the chemical industry in Latvia would be complete without the mention of Dzintars, which is one of the oldest Baltic companies manufacturing perfumery and biocosmetics
. The Dzintars factory was established in 1849 in Riga by the pharmacist G.
For example, Biocosmetics
Research Labs, which offers Black Opal skin care and cosmetic items for African-Americans, takes part in events attended by its target audience.
African-American women prefer products from "in-touch" ethnic cosmetics suppliers, items that are specifically formulated for black skin, according to Claudia Torelli, vice president of marketing at BioCosmetics.
BioCosmetics has made extensive changes in its Black Opal line, updating shades and launching items that fit the specific needs of black women, says Torelli.
, the makers of Yotuel Plus, won't say how much carbamide peroxide - the bleach used in Opalescence - their product.
Several such as BioCosmetics (Black Opal) and Johnson Publishing Co.
Black Opal, a BioCosmetics Research Labs spin-off, was founded eight years ago by Carol Jackson Mouyiaris--an African-American lawyer.
"Consolidation among retailers certainly affects us," says BioCosmetics
vice president of corporate communications for Donna Italiano.
While American Safety Razor's Bump Fighter and BioCosmetics
' Black Opal lines join such other products as Aveeno therapeutic shaving gel from S.C.
NEW YORK -- BioCosmetics
Research Labs is on its way to changing the face of the ethnic skin care category.