Recent in Skin Care (page 17 of 17)
Jul 3, 2012 | Luigi Rigano, PhD, Institute of Skin and Product Evaluation (ISPE)
Many dermatological diseases such as athlete’s foot occur because the feet spend long spans of time in a warm, dark and humid environment. While there are several foot diseases related to diabetes, this column will focus on the development of foot care formulae designed for cosmetic treatments.
Jun 4, 2012 | Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Like most methods of hair removal, chemical depilation is known to cause skin irritation. This can be concealed on the body but it is much more noticeable on the face, posing a challenge for women who wish to conceal their depilation efforts, as well as formulators creating chemical depilatories. Siân Morris, PhD, and her R&D team at Procter & Gamble (P&G) believe they solved this dilemma.
Jun 4, 2012 | S. Peter Foltis, L’Oréal USA, Clark, NJ, USA
Self-tanning preparations are becoming increasingly important for consumers desiring a tanned look without exposing themselves to undue harm. The present article reviews DHA and other self-tanning active ingredients and their mechanisms of action. Formulating hallenges such as stability and ingredient interactions are discussed, as well as the evaluation and regulation of self-tanning products.
May 11, 2012
Lipophilic active based on southern magnolia designed to reduce neurogenic inflammation and skin redness after mechanical stress; one study demonstrated PhytoDefense CLR™ reduced redness due to mechanical stress by 27%.
May 4, 2012
CLR and Actives International will present a skin care ingredient for the pre- and post-treatment of sensitive skin as well as a film-forming ingredient for skin protection.
May 3, 2012
In addition to courses for the beginning chemist, natural products and optimization of formulas, Cosmetics & Toiletries has added Physiology of the Skin, featuring Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, to its online training program. Buy at Suppliers' Day and save! Visit booth 1345.
Mar 30, 2012 | Estelle Loing, PhD, Unipex Innovations, Québec, Canada; Thiery Suere and Elisabeth Lamarque, Unipex Innovations, Ramonville St. Agne, France
Recent work indicates that the biomarker progerin, in conjunction with dysfunctioning telomeres, triggers cellular senescence. In response, trifluoroacetyl-tripeptide-2, a synthetic tripeptide, was developed to decrease progerin production, thereby regulating biological mechanisms involved in the aging process and reducing the cosmetic effects of aging, which are explored here.
Jan 9, 2012
Shiseido brand Bare Escentuals has added a night serum to its BareMinerals line that is said to boost cell turnover and add antioxidant protection with a mineral-containing soil complex.
Jan 5, 2012 | Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
According to George Deckner, research fellow at Procter and Gamble (P&G), the key to being an innovative formulator is knowing material science. “Materials are what lead formulation innovation. The formulation stuff is easy to get when you understand material science.”
Nov 29, 2011
Arlasolve DMI (INCI Name: Dimethyl Isosorbide), a methylated sorbitol derivative, was designed by Croda to help dissolve actives such as BPO in formulations and prevent re-agglomeration. This increases the efficacy of the active as well as reduces its irritation potential.
Patent Picks—Natural Preservatives, Beta-Lactam for Hair Growth, Allyl Caproate for Sensory and More
Nov 23, 2011 | Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to actives for skin and hair care as well as inventions to improve formulation stability, preservation and sensory attributes.
Nov 18, 2011
Blistex addresses lip-related symptoms resulting from colds, flu and allergies with its latest treatment launch. Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother is said to alleviate lip discomfort while moisturizing dry, chapped lips.