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Oct 10, 2006 | 02:17 PM CDT
By: Sara P. Modjtahedi, Bobeck S. Modjtahedi, and …
Irritant contact dermatitis (ICD), a common dermatological disorder, presents the classic signs and symptoms of infl ammation: edema, redness and tenderness. It can occur as a result of single exposure to an acute irritant, or when exposure to a less potent irritant is persistent or repeated until signs and symptoms develop over weeks, years or decades.
Aug 31, 2006 | 10:16 AM CDT
By: Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, University of Miami
Although ethnic skin tolerates many commonly used ingredients well, unique features such as the skin’s propensity to develop hyperpigmentation must be considered. In this article, the author describes ethnic skin’s compatibility with several ingredients.
Aug 02, 2006 | 02:09 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
The cosmetics and personal care industry has seen some revolutionary changes over the past 25 years. This article attempts to highlight some of the milestones in the industry reported by our pages and seen through our eyes.
Apr 27, 2006 | 07:45 AM CDT
By: Caroline Segond, Eric Théron, Virginie Petit a…
Madecassoside and one of its isomers, terminoloside, are responsible of the infl ammatory response modulation on stressed keratinocytes. This highly purified and titrated blend of triterpenes, extracted from Centella asiatica, is preventing immune disorders, protecting the cells and preserving the keratinocytes renewal potential.
Apr 27, 2006 | 07:25 AM CDT
By: Daniel Yarosh, PhD, and David Brown, PhD, AGI …
Ursolic acid encapsulated in liposomes has demonstrated an ability to stimulate ceramide synthesis in keratinocytes, resulting in a barrier that is stronger and recovers more quickly from disruption.
Apr 24, 2006 | 11:28 AM CDT
By: Daniel Schmid and Fred Zülli, Mibelle AG Cosme…
This human study shows that the isoflavone aglycone genistein penetrates significantly better into the skin when it is formulated in a liposomal preparation. The corresponding isoflavone glycoside genistin is not hydrolyzed to the biologically active aglycones upon topical application.
Apr 21, 2006 | 10:18 AM CDT
By: Peter A. Williams and Martina Hickey, Centre f…
Varying the concentration of two polymers – xanthan gum and konjac mannan – mixed in solution and subjected to shear while cooling yields fluid gels whose viscosity can vary from a pourable solution to a spreadable gel.
Apr 21, 2006 | 10:02 AM CDT
By: Mark E. Rerek, International Speciality Produc…
Disodium lauriminodipropionate tocopheryl phosphates, the two main complexes in a new derivative of vitamin E, provide enhanced stability and greater efficacy as an anti-inflammatory, as demonstrated in results reported here.
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.