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Jan 04, 2008 | 09:45 AM CST
By: N. Akhtar, Gulfishan, M. Ahmed,The Islaima Uni…
The current work aimed to formulate a stable w/o emulsion containing grapefruit extract by entrapping the extract in the inner aqueous phase. The final formula was found to have skin-whitening, moisturizing, cleansing and antiwrinkle effects, among others.
Sep 04, 2007 | 11:36 AM CDT
By: Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Laboratories
Using proper methods, it is possible to screen materials for potential antiaging effects; in turn, these materials can be incorporated into cosmetic or personal care products. To properly screen antiaging materials, all that is required is a basic understanding of the aging process.
Aug 01, 2007 | 02:47 PM CDT
By: J. Helen Fitton, PhD, Mohammad Irhimeh MSc, an…
This article explores the bioactivity and historical applications of macroalgae with a particular focus on fucoidans, as well as outlines the research underlining their growing use in nutraceuticals and discusses their potential in novel cosmetic formulations.
Jul 02, 2007 | 11:21 AM CDT
By: Alan M. Walfield and Daniel B. Yarosh, PhD, AG…
It is shown that the delivery of DNA repair enzymes using liposomes provides protection from DNA damage in vitro and in vivo, reduction in MMP-1 responses as a marker for photo-aging and lessened wrinkling in a clinical trial.
Jul 02, 2007 | 10:16 AM CDT
By: Valérie Basocak, Philippe Moussou, Isabelle Be…
A new commercial compound achieves skin whitening by decreasing melanogenesis in two ways. The dual biological pathway results in a visible reduction of skin pigmentation, which has been proven in a clinical test on Asian skin types.
Apr 30, 2007 | 03:06 PM CDT
By: Hugo Ziegler and Marc Heidl, Pentapharm Ltd.
Two novel biomimetic tripeptides, described here, have been found to enhance the delivery of antiaging benefits including collagen stimulation and treatment of mimic wrinkles. The authors describe their application as cosmetic ingredients.
Apr 30, 2007 | 01:36 PM CDT
By: Guest column by Paolo U. Giacomoni, PhD, Estée…
One antioxidant does not address all of the different free radicals that may be formed by an oxidative stress. Thus it is best to use a blend. In selecting antioxidants, a chemist must consider concentration and the effect of synergies or antagonists.
Apr 02, 2007 | 01:28 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
The following column discusses new technology in the antiaging field. Also included are new formulations in hair color, new formulations in makeup, and other notable formulations.
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.
Nov 01, 2006 | 11:24 AM CST
By: Jeanette M. Waller and Howard I. Maibach, MD
This review examines the medical literature on the thickness of aging human skin and the common assumption, based on appearance, that elderly skin is thinner. In fact, among dermatological researchers there is great controversy about the effects of aging on the thickness of skin strata.