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Nov 01, 2005 | 02:44 PM CST
By: Randy Schueller and Perry Romanowski, Alberto-…
In this survey from the literature, various writers describe a model of the inside of a hair strand, showing a multilamellar structure of the cuticle cells, a multifibril structure of the cortex, and a variety of lipids that are thought to be major contributors to the hair’s physical properties. What exactly is hair? Simply put, the answer is that hair is protein. But this simple answer does not even begin to explain the complexity and sophistication of the hair fiber.
Sep 30, 2005 | 03:49 PM CDT
By: Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, Department of Dermatolo…
Dermatologic innovations are addressing the symptoms of aging skin by restoring skin thickness, enhancing humectancy, maintaining barrier function and reversing or preventing inflammation.
Sep 30, 2005 | 03:42 PM CDT
By: David S. Morrison, Ph.D., and Lara G. Leur, Pe…
The authors examine the meaning of the term natural and assert that it applies to both petrolatum and petrolatum’s vegetable-based alternatives. They further assert the advantages of petrolatum as a safe, well-established moisturizer.
Aug 31, 2005 | 06:19 PM CDT
By: Dr. Martin Rieger, PhD, M & A Rieger Associate…
The author reviews recent publications discussing the protection of human skin against photodamage, reactive oxygen species, and other skin health topics.
Aug 31, 2005 | 06:13 PM CDT
By: Theresa Callaghan, PhD and Klaus-Peter Wilhelm…
This article discusses oral skin beauty supplements that are being researched and formulated for skin health. The authors present consumer demands and expectations, scientific considerations, clinical challenges, and clinical opportunities for these skin care products.
Aug 31, 2005 | 05:58 PM CDT
By: Matthew Giles, PhD, Octel Performance Chemical…
Chelating agents are rarely used in large volumes, but cumulatively they are a potential source of environmental damage. A recent but now well-proven alternative is trisodium ethylenediamine disuccinate (EDDS).
Aug 03, 2005 | 02:01 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
A Bioderm Research patent discusses baby care skin protectant compositions containing zeolites for diaper rash. The invention is based on certain novel divalent metal and quaternary ammonium complexes (ion pairs) of zeolites.
Jul 25, 2005 | 01:07 PM CDT
By: E.K. Boisits and S.R. Schwartz, International …
Knowledge of neonatal skin is essential to formulate safe and effective products for infant skin. Once the safety profile of a formulation has been established, performance testing is required to assess the effectiveness of the material relative to its intended purpose.
Jul 25, 2005 | 01:05 PM CDT
By: A. Schlosser and L. Hassenzahl, Wacker Chemica…
A new thermoplastic silicone elastomer (TPSE) is shown here to improve scratch resistance, chip-off, feel, smoothness, gloss, and color in a nail polish formulation when compared with a formulation without TPSE. The new ingredient proves to be an interesting technology for optimizing nail polishes.
Jul 25, 2005 | 01:01 PM CDT
By: R.Y. Lochhead, The University of Southern Miss…
This article surveys patents and technical literature, principally from the past 10 years, to report advances in polymers used for dyeing hair, color retention,and hair lightening. Associative thickeners (anionic, cationic, amphoteric, nonionic, HASE, HEUR), nonassociative thickeners, and silicones are discussed.