Recent in Application/Category (page 5 of 9)

Formulating Shampoo: Strategies, Dandruff and Ingredients

This column reviews basic shampoo formulation strategies then looks to dandruff mechanisms and the ingredients and strategies used to address it, including new concepts on the horizon for future product development.

Nature-inspired Innovation

The intersection of R&D and consumer needs.

New Brightening Active from Lipotec Evens Skin Tone

Brighlette marine ingredient is a brightening active designed to even the skin tone for a fair and radiant complexion.

Topical Delivery of Vitamin D for Well-being

Topical application of antioxidants and minerals has become a focal point among the medical community. Here, the rationale for the topical delivery of vitamin D is described, including the review of a case study suggesting real efficacy. This, taken in conjuction with the described results, led to the development of a concept combining nutritional and topical approaches to deliver vitamin D.

Multifunctional Peptide Boosts Anti-aging Effects

Contipro's Recelline offers a comprehensive solution to a number of signs of aging due to its focus on the natural process of cell regeneration.

Coated Inorganic Filters for Elegant and Protective Sunscreens

Inorganic UV filters must be distributed evenly to ensure sun protection. Further, they can present challenges of a pasty consistency and undesirable opacity when applied to skin. This paper therefore describes strategies using micronized titanium dioxide with different coatings to optimize its dispersion and protective benefits while improving processing and aesthetics.

Read the Label Online: Wella Luxeoil Reconstructive Elixir

Beauty oils for skin and hair have been quite popular, and Wella's Luxeoil Reconstructive Elixir is one of them. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Deglycation Mechanism to Treat Diabetic, Elderly and Xerotic Skin

The non-enzymatic process of glycation affects macromolecules in the skin, causing premature aging especially under diabetic, xerotic and elderly conditions. As the present research describes, a mechanism of deglycation can be used to target these conditions using an imidazole derivate. Here, in vitro and in vivo assays on diabetic, xerotic and elderly panels show statistically significant positive results.