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Anti-aging Helping Mature Hair Care Markets

The U.S. and Japanese hair care markets are being bolstered by anti-aging ingredients and sunscreens.

The Photostability and Photostabilization of trans-Resveratrol

In this study, the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on trans-resveratrol were documented, finding that UV radiation causes it to undergo rapid and extensive photoisomerization and some photodecomposition. The antioxidant activity of trans-resveratrol is correspondingly reduced. However, in the presence of ethylhexyl methoxycrylene, a photostabilizer used in sunscreens, the effects of UV exposure on trans-resveratrol are minimized, thereby preserving its antioxidant activity and, presumably, its bioavailability.

Lighten Up

Anti-aging has become a super-category in the past few decades, and while the definition of this category varies based on an individual’s needs, oftentimes anti-aging denotes a change in the appearance of pigmentation or wrinkles. This issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine addresses both approaches to anti-aging with articles on the latest cosmetic technologies.

Deciphering Anti-wrinkle Skin Care Formulas

For consumers, antiaging has many definitions and is a marketing position for a variety of topical personal care products. Within the antiaging category are a number of consumer products claiming to prevent or treat facial wrinkling.

Making Lemonade

This collection of Cosmetics & Toiletries articles addresses various views in the personal care market, from naturals, to anti-aging, to controlled release of fragrance.

From Hydration to Cell Turnover: An Integral Approach to Antiaging

As the mechanisms of skin aging become better understood, their complexity commands a different approach for antiaging benefits—i.e., integrating multiple complementary actives into a single formulation. In the present article, the authors describe a comprehensive formula designed to effectively address sixteen different mechanisms of skin aging.

Read the Label Online—Wei East Firming Chestnut/Black Soy Arm Smoothing Treatment

This may be one of the first products I have seen that addresses the issue of upper arm sagging. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Read the Label Online—Wei East Firming Chestnut/Black Soy Arm Smoothing Treatment

This may be one of the first products I have seen that addresses the issue of upper arm sagging. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Communicating Anti-aging Skin Care Benefits to the Consumer: Part II

This dialogue, the second of a two-part series, is based on a presentation given by Katerina Steventon, PhD, (KS) at the Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference on June 12, 2012, in London. It establishes a conversation with Steve Barton (SB), a skin biologist, to discuss concerns and perceptions of British consumers related to skin care. Barton has extensive experience working with marketing teams to improve communication of skin care benefits to consumers by initiating communication between the consumer and the formulator.

Lab Lessons—Wise Words From the Bench with Anthony Vargas

Vargas entered the cosmetics industry like many others—by chance, when he answered a newspaper advertisement for a laboratory technician position at Avon in 1979. Although he did not know anything about cosmetics at the time, he took the utmost care in researching his ingredients, which led to the launch of a number of successful products and honed his keen eye for technologies.

Wise Words From the Bench with Anthony Vargas

Vargas entered the cosmetics industry like many others—by chance, when he answered a newspaper advertisement for a laboratory technician position at Avon in 1979. Although he did not know anything about cosmetics at the time, he took the utmost care in researching his ingredients, which led to the launch of a number of successful products and honed his keen eye for technologies.

Consumer Perspective—Eye Care

The eye area is one of the most important aspects of a person’s appearance as eye contact is a primary form of communication. The eyes are believed to convey true feelings and serve as “a window to the soul.” Given the importance of one’s eyes in social interaction, it is not surprising that concerns related to the eye area are frequent and that this area is the most often considered for both invasive and noninvasive facial rejuvenation.

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