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Oct 30, 2008 | 06:25 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Charles Fox Associates
In this monthly survey of recent patent and literature research, the author describes money-making ideas in the personal care industry, ranging from a water-soluble scrubbing agent and black truffle for cell proliferation, to ascorbyl palmitate nanocrystals and an o/w emulsion for eyelash-volumizing and lengthening, among others.
Oct 30, 2008 | 05:44 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer,
In 2001, Japanese researchers reported that after the age of 40, some individuals develop a malodor known as “aging odor,” attributed to the presence of unsaturated C9, 2-nonenal. George Preti, PhD, a member of Monell Chemical Senses Center and an adjunct professor of dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, was interested by this report and began to conduct research of his own.
Oct 30, 2008 | 05:37 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, C&T magazine
This issue of C&T magazine highlights three areas relating to delivery in personal care. Wash-on delivery of actives via a bar soap is explored by Durfee and Devine, while microneedles, borrowed from the medical field, are considered for personal care in Eppler’s article. Finally, multilamellar vesicles are studied by Hough et al. for cleansing applications. In addition to delivery topics, this issue of C&T magazine presents the annual Sun Care Formulary.
Oct 30, 2008 | 05:14 PM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, C&T magazine
Aquaporins are proteins that reside in the cellular membrane. In response to osmotic forces, they control the passage of specific materials into and out of the cell. As reported previously, one type of aquaporin in human skin is aquaporin-3 (AQP3). Four personal care companies have studied the world of biochemicals to discover AQP3 stimulators from three different sources: vitamins, steroids and sugar alcohols, which are described here.
Oct 30, 2008 | 04:47 PM CDT
By: Angela R. Eppler, PhD; Wyeth Consumer Healthca…
Microneedle technology could, with supporting research, serve as a novel delivery system for personal care applications. Additionally, ingredients previously labeled as ineffective may find new life via this method, increasing the opportunity for skin care R&D.
Oct 21, 2008 | 10:25 PM CDT
Recent studies showing that tight junctions play an important role in homeostasis of the skin’s barrier function have prompted Silab's development of Cohesium, an active from the tubers of ophiopogon.
Oct 20, 2008 | 04:33 PM CDT
According to Mintel GNPD Beauty Innovation, this year’s "crop" of beauty launches is abundant with Punica granata (pomegranate), outpacing the year 2007 by 15%.
Oct 01, 2008 | 02:33 PM CDT
By: Zoe Draelos, MD, Dermatology Consulting Servic…
A number of skin-lightening ingredients are on the market, as this review describes, but many of them are burdened by safety or efficacy baggage. Some do not inhibit melanin in vivo, while others may be toxic or face penetration issues. Additional research is required to develop a truly effective and safe OTC skin lightener.
Sep 24, 2008 | 09:56 AM CDT
Amcol HBS has created a hydroquinone-free skin rejuvenation therapy developed to return health and radiance to mature skin.
Sep 24, 2008 | 09:21 AM CDT
Mibelle Biochemistry has sourced Swiss garden cress sprouts to introduce a liposomal preparation that is a powerful antioxidant phytonutrient for whitening products.