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Apr 04, 2013 | 02:56 PM CDT
By: Kelly A. Dobos, Kao USA Inc.
Much like bacteria in the gut, the skin’s microbiome plays an important role in skin health by excluding harmful transients and educating the immune system. The application of pre- and probiotic concepts in cosmetics presents a novel approach. While formulation with probiotics may pose challenges, the use of prebiotics and bacterial lysates, discussed here, may be a viable alternative.
Apr 04, 2013 | 01:56 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
The feel good factor in skin care stems from the integrity of the skin barrier. A recent theory hypothesizes that the injured epidermis can affect emotional state and act on the brain, which this author supports based on client feedback.
Apr 02, 2013 | 04:13 PM CDT
Gattefossé is focusing on red fruit for its launches at in-cosmetics 2013. The company will add cherry and cranberry waters to its Original Extracts line of vegetal waters, which now complies with the COSMOS standard.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:56 PM CDT
Soliance is debuting three new ingredients at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris: a hair shine ingredient, a plant-based solubilizer and a sustainable surfactant.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:52 PM CDT
Rahn has combined black currant seed oil with balloon vine extract and sunflower oil concentrate to create a complex that reduces inflammation.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:38 PM CDT
At in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris, Dr. Straetmans will introduced a natural thickener for oils that can convert liquids into solids and a natural, o/w, cold-processable emulsifier.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:24 PM CDT
Sederma has created an active that improves the appearance of the eye area. Beautifeye (INCI: Not Provided) takes a dual-action approach to treat the contour of the eye.
Apr 02, 2013 | 09:07 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Vargas entered the cosmetics industry like many others—by chance, when he answered a newspaper advertisement for a laboratory technician position at Avon in 1979. Although he did not know anything about cosmetics at the time, he took the utmost care in researching his ingredients, which led to the launch of a number of successful products and honed his keen eye for technologies.
Apr 02, 2013 | 08:57 AM CDT
By: Tania Milena Cortázar, Mauricio Guzmán Alonso …
Hesperomeles heterophylla Hook leaf extract was evaluated as described here for its application in anti-aging skin care. This traditional extract exhibited antioxidant and protective properties on the extracellular matrix due to high levels of polyphenols and flavonoids. Further, a formulation containing 0.35% extract was tested in vivo and showed promising effects on wrinkles and skin elasticity.
Apr 01, 2013 | 02:22 PM CDT
By: Shou Ooshida, Kawaken Fine Chemical Co., Ltd.
PEG-2 caprylylamine, when used as an adjuvant surfactant formulated in a basic cleanser, can significantly increase lathering rate, as sensory evaluations, dynamic and static surface tension measurements, and the Ross-Miles method show here. Mechanisms of action for this new field of research also are discussed.