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Sep 04, 2012 | 11:10 AM CDT
By: Cecilia Teran, Durant Scholz, Julie Cava, Kath…
Whether formulating for Asia, North America, Europe or Latin America, the cosmetic chemist will face one common demand in all these markets: an even skin tone. This article provides an overview of chemical and biological agents capable of causing hypopigmentation via interactions through different stages of the melanogenic pathway.
Aug 31, 2012 | 02:35 PM CDT
SkinMedica has teamed up with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to screen and evaluate a library of roughly 40,000 natural extracts made available by the National Cancer Institute for potential applications in pigmentation.
Aug 28, 2012 | 04:38 PM CDT
Vietnamese cosmetic market sales are estimated at US $150 million per year year with an annual sales increase of 30%.
Aug 28, 2012 | 04:34 PM CDT
Both markets are fueled by moisturizing and anti-aging skin care products and are expected to grow into 2015.
Aug 21, 2012 | 04:43 PM CDT
Symrise treats cellulite from three different angles with its latest active launch.
Aug 07, 2012 | 09:46 AM CDT
Natural Sourcing has added baobab oil and vegetable-derived glycerin to its ingredient offering.
Aug 06, 2012 | 02:33 PM CDT
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
The proliferation of “whitening,” “brightening,” “clarifying” and “evening” cosmetic products continues with the launch of Boscia’s Bright White Mask, a peel-off mask that “helps to visibly even skin tone and helps diminish the appearance of hyperpigmentation.” This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.
Jul 03, 2012 | 03:33 PM CDT
By: Elsa Jungman, Université Paris-Sud
The Perspectives in Percutaneous Penetration (PPP) conference recently was held at the Palais des Congrès de La Grande Motte. Following are some highlights most relevant to the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Jul 03, 2012 | 03:07 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
From an insider’s view, safety testing is an assumed step in the development of any product on the market. This puts the pressure on analytical and quality control efforts behind the scenes to ensure that ingredients and products meet or exceed expectations. In doing so, theoretically, no one else has to give it a second thought. For those who must give it considerable thought, this edition features two articles on testing, among other topics.
Jul 03, 2012 | 02:46 PM CDT
From Elastin to Elastic Fibers, Part I: The In vitro Effects of a Natural Dipeptide on the Biological Cascade
By: Philippe Mondon and Ada Andre - Sederma, Franc…
The peptide N-Acetyl-Tyr-Arg-Hexadecylester (NATAH) was found to stimulate the synthesis of tropoelastin in cultured human dermal fibroblasts as well as augment the activity of all important actors in the assembly of elastic fibers, including Fibrillin 1, Fibulin 5, Decorin, LOX and Transglutaminase, among others. This is shown here both in monolayer cell cultures and in a 3D skin model.