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Dec 02, 2011 | 02:14 PM CST
By: Mussarat Noor; Richard Goddard, PhD; and Arnol…
Effective high-water skin care systems may play an important role in addressing emerging market consumer needs. The present study considers the challenges of such systems, particularly regarding the deposition of ingredients across water solubilities, and proposes an amphiphilic cationic polymer as one possible solution.
Aug 29, 2008 | 03:57 PM CDT
By: Zoe Draelos, MD, Dermatology Consulting Servic…
Male skin care needs are distinct due to the presence of testosterone. The unique attributes include increased skin thickness, enhanced sebum production and the onset of androgenetic alopecia. The market must evolve to address these needs.
Aug 29, 2008 | 03:53 PM CDT
By: Masami Suzuki, PhD,POLA Chemicals Industry Inc…
Generally, the primary goal of hair-growth products is not to cure a condition but to prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. Several hair growth ingredients currently available provide this effect by accelerating blood flow. This article excerpt* describes mechanisms of hair loss and materials to treat it.
Sep 28, 2007 | 10:41 AM CDT
By: Luigi Rigano and Chiara Andolfatto, Laboratori…
A new ingredient blend uses, in one amphiphilic molecule, glutathione’s antioxidant activity and conjugated linoleic acid’s cell protecting functions to support the reduction/oxidation status and vitality of bulb cells. The blend has proven active in treating excessive hair loss. Some advantages over minoxidil are shown.
Jun 01, 2007 | 10:37 AM CDT
By: Aloysius Anaebonam, PhD, BREEJ Technologies
Pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB), also referred to as shaving bumps, razor bumps or ingrown hairs, is a major problem for men, especially black males, who are particularly vulnerable to additional oxidative stress, inflammatory stress and/or infection. This article discusses a possible treatment and prevention of PFB.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:42 PM CST
By: Robert Baran, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD
Personal care products for men and women have traditionally been formulated differently. Products for men are usually characterized by the presence of alcohol, which has rarely been used in cosmetics for women. The appeal to the two groups is also distinct, with men seeking well-being and health and women pursuing health and beauty. Men treat their skin in response to a need, such as shaving, cleansing, and treating cuts and nicks. They are less prone to viewing skin care as an aging-prevention or appearance-enhancing practice. Analysts report, however, that this attitude is changing.
May 06, 2003 | 02:00 AM CDT
By: T Takahashi, A Kamimura and Y Yokoo, Tsukuba R…
Purified apple juice provides procyanidin B-2, a hair growth stimulant with demonstrated effects in murine models both in vitro and in vivo, and in clinical trials on humans with male pattern baldness.