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Mar 05, 2013 | 11:35 AM CST
By: C. Hartung, PhD; U. Kortemeier; U. Westerholt;…
Described here is a T-shaped cationic siloxane incorporated in a microemulsion to provide a high silicone character material with balanced solubility and high hair substantivity. Wet and dry combability and hair feel were evaluated by panelists, while combing force measurements and differential scanning calorimetry measured conditioning and heat protection, respectively. Color washfastness also was tested using a spectrophotometer.
Mar 05, 2013 | 11:02 AM CST
By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Co…
Lip balms or salves constitute a special category of protecting and soothing cosmetics. They are intended to be applied to the lip pseudo-mucosa to relieve the signs and symptoms of skin dryness and chapping. Their function and formulation are described here.
Mar 05, 2013 | 10:37 AM CST
By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Daeyeon Lee, PhD, and Jacob Prosser, along with fellow researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, were investigating the manipulation of nanoparticle films through spin-coating conditions when they discovered a method to prevent cracks in films for solar cell coatings, and possibly for cosmetics.
Mar 05, 2013 | 10:31 AM CST
By: Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of Californi…
HA is critically important to dermatologists and to cosmetic scientists, as it maintains the moisture in skin, and loss of accessible HA results in wrinkling and changes associated with aging. Replacement of such HA is the goal of many cosmetic and cosmeceutical techniques and reagents.
Mar 05, 2013 | 10:23 AM CST
By: Steven Isaacman, PhD, Nanometics LLC; Michael …
RNA interference (RNAi) is a gene-silencing technique that inhibits gene expression by causing the intracellular degradation of mRNA molecules. Since first reported in 1998, RNAi has sparked a revolution in molecular biology and has been employed in a myriad of biological contexts for the systematic evaluation of gene function.
Feb 27, 2013 | 09:19 AM CST
Lipotec has introduce a marine-derived active that reduces the appearance of aging.
Feb 26, 2013 | 04:21 PM CST
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
BB creams continue to proliferate in the cosmetics market, and Atopalm BB Cream is another example of this. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims support.
Feb 26, 2013 | 04:12 PM CST
The beauty companies will look on offering new products based on Coty's Philosophy skin care brand and OBJ Limited's e-Skin system.
Feb 26, 2013 | 04:06 PM CST
The agreement focuses on Signum Dermalogix's Arazine ingredient, which is used in Elizabeth Arden Prevage products.
Feb 20, 2013 | 09:27 AM CST
Chemsil Silicones Inc. has introduced a 35% active cationic emulsion for improved conditioning deposition in hair care applications.