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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.
Jul 30, 2008 | 12:00 PM CDT
By: Karina Coyado Bispo, Beraca
The antioxidant potential of cosmetic materials can be evaluated by several methodologies, including a commercial kit that measures total antioxidant status, as illustrated here with a commercial extract from the fruit of the açaí, a Brazilian palm tree. Applications in antiaging products are suggested.
Mar 28, 2008 | 03:02 PM CDT
By: Diane Bilodeau and Isabelle Lacasse, Atrium In…
The authors discuss the abilities of marine-derived active ingredients to protect the skin from barrier disruption, aging, free radicals and inflammation. Four marine species are examined that provide such benefits via various sulfated polysaccharides and polyphenols.
Feb 05, 2008 | 08:32 AM CST
By: P. Morganti, Mavi Sud Srl; E. Ruocco, Universi…
This article describes the study of a topical sunscreen formulation that contains titanium dioxide and ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate for UV protection, and phosphatidylcholine and hydrosoluble azelaic acid for acne control.
Jan 04, 2008 | 09:45 AM CST
By: N. Akhtar, Gulfishan, M. Ahmed,The Islaima Uni…
The current work aimed to formulate a stable w/o emulsion containing grapefruit extract by entrapping the extract in the inner aqueous phase. The final formula was found to have skin-whitening, moisturizing, cleansing and antiwrinkle effects, among others.
Sep 28, 2007 | 10:52 AM CDT
By: Mindy Goldstein, PhD, Estee Lauder; Karl Linte…
Our regular columnist Mindy Goldstein, PhD, welcomes the following “Tech Edge” contribution from colleague Karl Lintner, PhD, of Sederma/Croda.
Aug 01, 2007 | 02:54 PM CDT
By: Robert Y. Lochhead, PhD, University of Souther…
Traditionally, soaps and personal cleansers are deposited on washcloths or sponges before being applied to the body. More than a decade ago, convenience products were introduced in the form of surfactant-impregnated dry woven or nonwoven cloths. Several new patents have recently been issued in the area of wipes, which are described here.
Jul 02, 2007 | 10:35 AM CDT
By: Martina Herrmann, Imke Meyer, Holger Joppe and…
Damaged skin often is associated with increased levels of interleukin-1 (IL-1) and/or prostaglandin E2 (PGE2). In the present study, researchers combined (-)-α-bisabolol, a potent IL-1α inhibitor, with ginger extract, an efficient PGE2 inhibitor. The synergistic anti-irritant efficacy of this mixture was shown in vivo on detergent-induced erythema.
Jul 02, 2007 | 10:10 AM CDT
By: Daniel Schmid, Esther Belser and Fred Zülli, M…
Cosmetic products used for a soft, healthy-looking tan are becoming popular. Commonly used self-tanning ingredients produce Maillard reaction-derived pigments that do not provide protection against UV. A new ingredient is described that confers tanning and protection by stimulation of melanin synthesis.
Apr 02, 2007 | 01:52 PM CDT
A Dermatological View--Moisturizer Efficacy: Evidence on Preventing and Treating Irritant Dermatitis
By: Miki Yokota and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Univers…
This article appeared on pages 65–72 in volume 55 of Contact Dermatitis in 2006 and appears here in a modified version with permission from Blackwell Publishing.