Recent in Skin Care (page 17 of 30)
Feb 3, 2011 | Luigi Rigano and Chiara Andolfatto, Rigano Consulting and Development; and Luca Stucchi and Marco Bosco, SIGEA S.r.l.
The versatility of hyaluronic acid is connected to not only its size, but also to inherent opportunities within the molecule for multiple bonds and for the differentiated release of bound functional molecules. Here, ester bonds are used to introduce substitutes for the material’s alcohol groups, thus providing elasticizing, moisturizing and anti-aging benefits for skin care.
Jan 12, 2011
Chattem Inc. has added two products to its Cortizone-10 line of anti-itch skin care. Hydratensive Anti-Itch Lotions are formulated to relieve itch while moisturizing the skin.
Dec 29, 2010
Dr. Brandt has utilized oxygen spheres to develop this two-step system that is designed to synergistically oxygenate and detoxify skin, creating a radiant, luminous complexion.
Dec 28, 2010
Procter & Gamble has launched an Olay brand cleansing system that includes a rotating brush to provide gentle cleansing and exfoliation, and a cleanser.
Dec 14, 2010
IBR Ltd. has combined Narcissus tazetta bulb extract with naturally sourced phytoene and phytofluene to create a composition said to alleviate skin discomfort and sensitivity.
Dec 2, 2010
Alban Muller has designed a line of eight base formulations, each with a different texture, that may be customized with additional ingredients to adjust for activity and aesthetics.
Nov 30, 2010 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Moisturizers are an important category of personal care products, and such formulas are designed to add moisture to the skin. Developing a good moisturizer requires carefully balancing the ingredients in a formula so that, upon application, the product maintains proper water content in the skin, i.e., 10–30%, to maintain its plasticity and barrier integrity.
Nov 30, 2010
REN has launched an anti-acne line that is said to address the three causes of breakouts: sebum, dead skin cells and bacteria.
Oct 29, 2010 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Complementing his regular “Anatomy of a Formula” column that explains how to build formulas from individual ingredients, Eric Abrutyn now takes a top-down approach by breaking commercial products down to examine their individual components in this new column, “Formulas Deciphered.”
Oct 11, 2010
Nicholas Perricone, MD, a dermatologist, author and founder of Perricone MD, a brand of antiaging skin care products, has introduced a brand of skin care for a younger demographic, ages 25-35.
Sep 29, 2010 | Ali Alikhan, MD, Mayo Clinic; and Howard I Maibach, MD, University of California School of Medicine
Taken together, a century of clinical trials and clinical use support the efficacy of keratolytics in acne. While many keratolytics are available by prescription only, OTC keratolytics offer treatment to acne sufferers without a dermatologist.
Sep 29, 2010 | Rachel Grabenhofer, C&T magazine
Recently I’ve heard very vocalized distrust from the scientific community about a process intended to keep honest scientists honest: peer-review.