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Feb 01, 2007 | 02:29 PM CST
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
This column discusses the different decorative cosmetics used in Indian tradition.
Feb 01, 2007 | 02:11 PM CST
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
The following column discusses the latest technological advancements in the fields of hair care, skin care, oral care, sunscreen, color cosmetics and more.
Feb 01, 2007 | 02:06 PM CST
By: Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Laboratories
The methods described in this article highlight some of the markers that can be used to assess the UV protective effects of a test material. All of these markers represent either an index of UV-induced damage to the cell or the cell’s response to the damage.
Feb 01, 2007 | 11:03 AM CST
By: Ratan K Chaudhuri, PhD, Zoia Lascu and Germain…
A standardized extract of Phyllanthus emblica (Syn. Emblica officinalis) fruits has been shown to be a safe and effective skin lightener for normal and hyperpigmented skin as demonstrated by several pilot clinical studies. This report shows melanin inhibitory activity for low molecular-weight hydrolyzable tannins.
Feb 01, 2007 | 10:49 AM CST
By: G. Wakefield, J. Stott and A. Duggan, Oxonica …
Photoinduced degradation and activity in chemical and mineral UV-absorbing actives results in a decrease in UVA protection during topical use, with a corresponding risk of skin pathologies in the user. New developments in UV absorbers are shown to maintain a stable, high level of UVA protection during use.
Feb 01, 2007 | 10:44 AM CST
By: Reto Muggli, PhD, AdviServ Consulting
Researchers tested the effects of orally administered evening primrose oil in a human model of skin irritation on various parameters. At week 12 of the study, significant improvements were observed, suggesting the use of systemic evening primrose oil for supplemental beauty care.
Feb 01, 2007 | 09:40 AM CST
Shampoo is alive and well as the most lucrative product in the global hair care market in 2005.
Jan 30, 2007 | 04:54 PM CST
This nourishing cream features the benefits of pomegranate seed oil and focuses upon the use of natural and vegetable based ingredients.
Jan 30, 2007 | 04:28 PM CST
Industry expert Tony O’Lenick asks: What's the difference between an antiperspirant and a deodorant?
Jan 30, 2007 | 02:55 PM CST
This detoxifying toner helps to revitalize and maintain skin's radiance while purifying and hydrating skin.