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Oct 01, 2012 | 02:11 PM CDT
By: Paul Cornwell, PhD, and Jeremy Goodwin, PhD, Z…
This article reviews the mechanisms underlying skin irritation and sensitization, and methods used in a case study to test cosmetic products for their potential to cause irritation. It also covers the main skin conditions that can influence susceptibility to irritation, as well as ingredients affecting the mildness of cosmetic products.
Jun 30, 2011 | 11:12 AM CDT
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
The baby care segment of the personal care market offers a limited variety of products that are mostly focused on cleansing and moisturization.
Mar 31, 2009 | 05:37 PM CDT
By: Georgios N. Stamatas and Katharine Martin, Joh…
Research shows that baby skin is different than adult skin in terms of structure, biochemical composition and function, as the authors review here. The adaptation of these skin qualities continues during the first year of life and should be considered when designing baby skin care products.
Nov 26, 2008 | 11:22 AM CST
By: Russel M. Walters, Michael J. Fevola, Joseph J…
Baby cleansing is important for hygiene, but water alone is insufficient. Additionally, because baby skin is still developing and different from adult skin, adult cleansers are inappropriate. Here, the authors review how baby cleansers containing mild surfactants are milder than and different from adult cleansers.
Nov 25, 2008 | 05:04 PM CST
By: Doug Hoffman, Mike Chen, Andrea Smiltneek, Mar…
Colonization of the skin by microorganisms is important in the overall health of an infant. This report discusses the distribution of normal microflora on healthy infant skin, and the role normal and exogenous microbes play in common skin diseases. Current and emerging treatments are discussed.
Aug 31, 2007 | 11:28 AM CDT
By: Corey T. Cunningham, PhD, Stacy A. Mundschau a…
The sensitive and delicate nature of infant skin has been well addressed by the current products in the marketplace. More serious skin conditions require a special level of performance. This report highlights the development of surfactant bases designed not to trigger a response during use while maintaining traditional aesthetics.
Dec 13, 2005 | 09:55 PM CST
By: Edward K. Boisits, PhD, International Research…
Within the embryonic/fetal development program, skin is of major importance. Much of the activity in skin development is centered around formation of the epidermis, which ultimately generates the stratum corneum. The present article touches the surface of the structure and function of neonatal skin.
Aug 03, 2005 | 02:01 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
A Bioderm Research patent discusses baby care skin protectant compositions containing zeolites for diaper rash. The invention is based on certain novel divalent metal and quaternary ammonium complexes (ion pairs) of zeolites.
Jul 25, 2005 | 01:07 PM CDT
By: E.K. Boisits and S.R. Schwartz, International …
Knowledge of neonatal skin is essential to formulate safe and effective products for infant skin. Once the safety profile of a formulation has been established, performance testing is required to assess the effectiveness of the material relative to its intended purpose.
May 06, 2003 | 02:00 AM CDT
By: Lee Ellen Drechsler, Mathias K. Herrlein, Anon…
The authors review the function, history and benefits of wet wipes, and discuss clinical methods of assessing benefits from using wipes to cleanse infant skin and apply sunscreens on children.