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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.
Jul 03, 2012 | 02:32 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Mihaela Leonida, PhD, a professor of chemistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University, investigated the antibacterial properties of chitosan for cosmetic and pharmaceutical uses. She found that the material exhibited enhanced effects after being nano-sized.
Jun 22, 2012 | 09:00 AM CDT
Symrise has introduced an active that enhances the fullness of lips in 28 days.
Jun 20, 2012 | 08:14 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, "Patent Picks" are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to sunless tanning, skin protection and anti-aging skin care.
Jun 19, 2012 | 11:05 AM CDT
Evonik utilized sphingolipid technology to create an active that reduces the sagging and loose skin associated with aging.
Jun 13, 2012 | 10:58 AM CDT
New findings regarding the formation of fullerenes, aka "buckyballs," were recently published in the journal Nature Communications, suggesting that smaller cages grow into larger ones.
Jun 11, 2012 | 10:17 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Researchers at University of California at Santa Cruz have taken a new approach for removing drug-resistant bacteria from wounds and skin infections: using light to trigger the controlled release of nitric oxide.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:24 PM CDT
By: R. Gopaul; D.G. Kern; H.E. Knaggs, PhD; and J.…
A blend of Narcissus tazetta bulb and Schizandra chinensis fruit extracts was developed for anti-aging benefits and tested for efficacy on a human skin equivalent. Results indicate it regulates the functions of youth gene clusters by increasing the activities found in younger skin and reducing the activities found in aging skin specific to structure, hydration, cellular proliferation and pigmentation.
Jun 04, 2012 | 02:42 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Although market trends for sun protection might make consumers believe otherwise, many younger individuals continue to desire and pursue tan skin. This is regardless of the awareness for the relationship between sun exposure and melanoma, and strong prevention messages in the media.