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Apr 02, 2007 | 02:20 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries
This issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine focuses on treatments incorporating such actives in preventive skin care, antiaging treatments, and anticellulite and spa treatments.
Apr 02, 2007 | 01:52 PM CDT
A Dermatological View--Moisturizer Efficacy: Evidence on Preventing and Treating Irritant Dermatitis
By: Miki Yokota and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Univers…
This article appeared on pages 65–72 in volume 55 of Contact Dermatitis in 2006 and appears here in a modified version with permission from Blackwell Publishing.
Apr 02, 2007 | 01:28 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
The following column discusses new technology in the antiaging field. Also included are new formulations in hair color, new formulations in makeup, and other notable formulations.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:23 AM CDT
By: Pierfrancesco Morganti and Gianluca Morganti, …
Compared to larger-sized chitin particles, chitin nanofibrils can be hydrolyzed more easily by cutaneous enzymes, leading to applications such as rehydrating dry skin, augmenting cohesion of cells in the stratum corneum, and forming a protective biofilm that supports wound healing.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:14 AM CDT
By: Karen A Costa-Strachan, PhD, Prestige Brands H…
Slimming treatments address a number of targets in skin physiology, including: improving microcirculation, strengthening and protecting the connective tissue, and decreasing adipocyte contents. Traditional and newer approaches to slimming treatments employ a number of ingredients to achieve such ends.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:09 AM CDT
By: Natalie Ben-Zur, Natto Biosciences, Daniel M. …
Personal care formulators continue to pursue skin care materials that are capable of both moisturization and exfoliation. γ-Poly glutamic acid (INCI: natto gum) meets these multifaceted demands. A review of the literature and research presented here examines the science of natto gum and explores its applications in personal care.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:01 AM CDT
By: Cornelia Huber, Thomas Schreier, Pentapharm Lt…
Plants living under extreme conditions have developed a strategy to protect their DNA and other important cell structures from environmental stress factors. In particular, watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) has adapted well to extreme conditions. Its survival strategy can be used in the field of skin care, as shown by several tests including a direct DNA protection assay, the COMET assay and 8-oxo-guanosine and p53 detection.
Apr 02, 2007 | 09:08 AM CDT
A recent clinical trial has shown Marinova fucoidan to significantly improve the upregulation of CD34+ hemopoeitic stem cells following ingestion.
Mar 30, 2007 | 11:48 AM CDT
The following formula is a foundation with a matte finish.
Mar 29, 2007 | 04:35 PM CDT
A number of activist groups have recently reported that some personal care products were found to contain harmful levels of 1,4-Dioxane