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Apr 21, 2006 | 09:48 AM CDT
By: Larry Rheins and Loren Pickart, PhD
Reversing the effects of aging on human skin was a primary goal of ancient alchemists and their successors, the modern cosmetic chemists. During human aging, skin becomes thinner and accumulates various blemishes, lesions and imperfections.
Apr 21, 2006 | 08:41 AM CDT
By: Suman K. Chopra, Teresa Carale and Bret Schwei…
Pseudo-nonionic surfactant complexes formed between anionic and cationic surfactants improved physical and sensorial attributes of soap formulations. Two complexes are described; one more stable and the other having the lowest irritation potential.
Apr 21, 2006 | 08:38 AM CDT
By: James Ziming Sun, PhD, and James W. Parr, Adva…
Nonaqueous-based scrubs provide more functions and benefi ts for complete treatment of the body’s skin and are a new category of cleansing tools focusing on cleansing, conditioning and treating. Oils, glycols and silicone oil are three continuous phases in non-aqueous scrubs discussed in this article.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:51 AM CDT
By: Gemma Morea-Swift, Ineos Silicas Ltd.
Silica is an ideal material to manufacture particles with tailored size, strength, shape, porosity/texture, with or without skin sensory properties, for use as cleansing additives in a wide range of personal care formulations.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:34 AM CDT
By: Ronald C. Wester, Xiaoying Hui, Sherry Barbadi…
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail plate – the most visible part of the nail apparatus (see sidebar). This infection is usually caused by species of Epidermophyton,Microsporum and Trichophyton resulting in nails that are opaque, white, thickened, friable and brittle.
Apr 19, 2006 | 08:54 AM CDT
By: M.H. Yeom, D.S. Sung , K.S. Woo, B.Y. Kang, D.…
Hydrolyzed ginseng saponins, produced by enzymatic hydrolysis, increase collagen synthesis and decrease the expression of MMP-1. Also, the formation of nano-emulsions containing hydrolyzed ginseng saponins significantly increases the collagen synthesis.
Apr 19, 2006 | 08:47 AM CDT
By: Mamoru Tsuchida and Kunio Shimada
A new phospholipids polymer has been developed for various applications, including cosmetics. In this report, the authors evaluate the polymer’s ability to reduce several indicators of surfactant-irritated skin. They also demonstrate the polymer’s potential for increasing the lasting time of perfumes.
Apr 18, 2006 | 08:46 AM CDT
By: Xavier Briand
In recent years, ingredients from the sea have shown to be effective in cosmetic applications. In this article, the author explains how some of these ingredients can be used successfully in personal care formulations.
Apr 18, 2006 | 08:25 AM CDT
By: Laetitia Moreau, Sylvie Bordes, Maud Jouandeau…
The authors studied the effect of UV on cell adhesion and expression of fibroblast integrins–two factors on which skin firmness depends. An Oryza sativa extract reduces the UV effect on these factors.
Apr 17, 2006 | 08:48 AM CDT
By: Alain Thibodeau and Édouard Lauzier, Atrium Bi…
The authors demonstrate that combining the efficacy of a topical cream with a dietary/nutritional supplement improved the skin’s appearance. In the trial conducted, parameters associated with aged skin appearance were improved.