Drawing the Line on Wrinkles

Jul 1, 2008 | Contact Author | By: Diane Bilodeau, PhD, and Isabelle Lacasse, Atrium Innovations Inc.
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Title: Drawing the Line on Wrinkles
antiagingx dermal-epidermal junctionx collagen VIIx laminin-5x fibronectinx
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Keywords: antiaging | dermal-epidermal junction | collagen VII | laminin-5 | fibronectin

Abstract: A new effective strategy to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles involves supporting the production of structural proteins involved in skin cohesion at the dermal-epidermal junction with a new biomimetic peptide created by solid phase.

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Wrinkling is the expression of life and an inherent part of skin aging. Wrinkles hold memories of emotions, expressions and lifestyle. If only the worried frown lines could be filtered out to preserve just the smiling fine lines. It is clear that wrinkles cannot merely be wiped away but scientists can design new technologies capable of reducing fine lines; first, however, the process of aging must be understood.

Skin Aging and Wrinkle Formation 
Aging is a complex process that translates into morphological and functional changes within the skin (Table 1). Skin aging occurs in two different ways that interact: the intrinsic form of chronological aging and the extrinsic form of photoaging.

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Table 1. Types of Skin Aging

Table 1. Types of Skin Aging 

Figure 1. Structural proteins

 Figure 1. Structural proteins 

Figure 2. Effect

 Figure 2. Effect

Figure 3. Effect of caprooyl tetrapeptide-3

Figure 3. Effect of caprooyl tetrapeptide-3 

Figure 4. Improvement of crow’s feet

Figure 4. Improvement of crow’s feet 

Figure 5. Fine line and wrinkle reduction

Figure 5. Fine line and wrinkle reduction 

Figure 6. Restoration of upper dermis

 Figure 6. Restoration of upper dermis

Figure 7. Consumer opinion

 Figure 7. Consumer opinion 

Bilodeau: Drawing the Line

a ChroNOline (INCI: Glycerin (and) water (aqua) (and) dextran (and) caprooyl tetrapeptide-3) is a product of Atrium Innovations

b Diprosone is a registered trademark of Atrium Innovations.

C Dermascan C is a product of Cortex Technology.

Formula 1. Antiwrinkle eye serum

 Formula 1. Antiwrinkle eye serum

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