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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.
Mar 12, 2009 | 11:02 PM CDT
The council considered the two chemicals "trace" or extremely low in personal care products. In addition, it found that the percentages are below established regulatory limits or safety thresholds and are not a cause for health concern.
Feb 11, 2009 | 09:04 AM CST
Omega-6 DGLA provides anti-inflammatory benefits due to its ability to create prostaglandin E1 and 15-HETrE.
Jan 23, 2009 | 10:02 AM CST
With low skin and eye irritation properties, this surfactant works in mild shampoos, detanglers, facial cleaners and anti-acne formulations.
Nov 26, 2008 | 02:54 PM CST
By: C&T magazine staff
An expectant mother's diet, environment and lifestyle all affect every stage of natal development; common knowledge dictates that what she eats, drinks and is exposed to all contribute to the health of her child. The same can be said of what she puts onto her skin.
Nov 26, 2008 | 02:43 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
The cosmetics and personal care industry has accomplished much in the past year. Formulators are wearing hats from each other’s fields and playing the roles of, among others: biologists, microbiologists, ecologists, botanists, geneticists, pharmacists, marketing specialists
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 06, 2008 | 11:45 AM CDT
The following formula is an ointment that is gentle enough to use on a baby.
Feb 17, 2008 | 09:19 PM CST
Packaged Facts cites growth of the US$6.9 billion U.S. baby care market, in part, to Americans' embrace of luxury health and beauty care products; notes infant body care now emphasized in prestige outlets.