Journal of Topical Formulations
Rosemarie L. Coste, Ph.D.
General Editor
Elishalom Yechiel, Ph.D.
Scientific Editor

The Journal of
Topical Formulations (ISSN 1554-0197)

An Online Journal on Topicals:
Formulation, Processing, Intra-Dermal and Trans-Dermal Vehicles, Nano-Encapsulation, Nano-Emulsion;
Topical Medicinals, OTC, Skincare, Naturals, Cosmeceuticals, and NanoBioTech.

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The Journal of Topical Formulations (JTF) is an online journal dedicated to providing information to the general public as well as to professional formulators on medicinal and non-medicinal formulations applied to skin.

JTF reflects on new technologies from concepts, theories and philosophical stages as well as mature and established technologies. JTF covers topics and issues about skincare and natural skincare, nano-topicals, custom manufacturing naturals, cosmeceuticals and active ingredients including natural ingredients and vitamins. JTF topics include new and emerging specialized nanotechnology fields such as nanobiotech in-which nano-topicals such as nano-encapsulation and nano-emulsion and nano-vehicles are formulated into natural skincare and cosmeceuticals.

The Journal of Topical Formulations
(ISSN 1554-0197) is sponsored by Elsom Research Co., Inc. and published by Scribionics Katvah,
4510 Black Hickory Woods, San Antonio, TX USA 78249.
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At JTF, we believe in using the Web to help our readers follow up on the ideas we introduce here. We will do our best to provide you with useful links to formulators, custom manufacturers, and consultants on nano-encapsulation and nano-emulsion formulated into natural skincare lotion, cream, and serum are provided. We also provide links to formulators with know-how on formulating non-soluble natural ingredients and on synergistic formulation of active natural ingredients resulting in formulations made of actives that interact in creative synergy in innovative cosmeceuticals. Our articles and advertisements will be filled with links; we'll also collect them on our links page.


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  • Online shopping
  • Natural Skincare
  • Cosmeceuticals
  • Batch orders
  • custom manufacturing
  • consulting for
    (mixing the un-mixable):
    • oil-soluble and water-soluble ingredients
    • oil-in-water and water-in-oil nano-emulsions

Synergistic formulation
(more than the sum of ingredients):
synergistic formulation of ingredients into natural skincare

• accentuates ingredients' activity
• enhances ingredients' performance
• reduces natural ingredients' color and odor.

We offer nano-encapsulation and nano-emulsion formulated into natural skincare lotion, cream, and serum. Using our innovative techniques, non-soluble natural ingredients are formulated to act in creative synergy in innovative cosmeceuticals.

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At the Journal of Topical Formulations, we believe in using the Web to help our readers follow up on the ideas we introduce; we know there is always more to the story, and we want you to be able to find it. We will do our best to provide you with useful links in the articles and advertisements we carry, and to collect them here.

Do you know of a link that might be of interest to our readers?
Let us know
, and we'll consider including it.

formulators with special know-how on:

  • dispersing and emulsifying non-soluble natural ingredients
  • synergistic formulation of natural actives
  • emulsions and nano-emulsions with natural ingredients
  • encapsulation and nano-encapsulation
  • cosmeceuticals and innovative formulations
  • topical OTC and prescription drugs

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discussion groups:

our writers:

  • Elishalom Yechiel, Ph.D., science editor, writes about biochemistry, formulation, anti-aging, membranes, and many related matters.
  • Rosemarie L. Coste, general editor, writes about botany, folklore, traditional uses of herbs, and science and medicine in literature.

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