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Patent Pick: Plant Extracts Treat the Root Cause of Aging

'Rooted' in a new solution to extend cell longevity and delay aging are plant extracts including black cohosh, Valerian, ginkgo biloba, celery seed, white willow and passion flower, according to these inventors.

DSM Assembles a Five-star Anti-pollution Solution

Assembling five of its top skin care actives, DSM has developed a "Five Actives—Five Actions" approach to protect skin against the effects of pollution.

Consumers Seek Natural Hydration from InstaNatural

InstaNatural’s Daily Moisture Repair is a gentle moisturizer that supports a healthy skin barrier, calms redness and irritation and reduces dryness and flaking in a natural formula.

Ashland Introduces Sacred Biofunctional Ingredient

Ashland introduced a natural and multifunctional ingredient, Harmoniance, using its Zeta Fraction technology. The ingredient is a solution to prevent aging and is ideal for face and body applications.

L'Oréal Focuses on Custom Cosmetics, Wearables and Try-on Technologies

During the IFSCC Congress, Guive Balooch, Ph.D., of L’Oréal, presented on the effects technology will have not only on the chemists working in the lab, but on the beauty industry in general. His team is focused on: personalization, coaching and virtual try-ons.

Effects of Core-Corona Particles on Emulsification for Cosmetics

The functional limitations of surfactant emulsions led one Shiseido team to develop a "novel, ultimate emulsification system" to overcome those limitations. Read on to learn more about this system, which was presented at the IFSCC Congress in Orlando.

Don’t Let the Polymers Bite

Halloween is kicking off with the IFSCC Congress 2016, which consists of various launches and innovations. Lubrizol Corporation is one of many companies introducing new concepts, including its Carbopol SMART polymers.

Spider Venom to Inhibit Melanogenesis

Brave researchers in France studied the creepiest, crawliest of creature venoms, including spiders, snakes and scorpions, in search of new molecules to inhibit melanogenesis.

Patent Pick: Meet the New Anti-aging Dynamic Duo, Açaí and Pomegranate

It's been a while since we heard about açaí but Mary Kay could be bringing it back in a big way—particularly alongside pomegranate. The inventors on a new patent application claim they've found the right mix to address multiple signs of aging.

Naturally Inhibit Fragrance Degradation: Rice Bran Sterols in Emulsions

The use of phytosterols is proposed here to retard the deterioration of cosmetic emulsions caused by perfume degradation. For the described tests, phytosterols from crude rice bran oil, a natural and economic choice, were used. A simple and easily controlled technique is described through which the phytosterols provided the desired results.

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