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Narcissus Bulb Composition for Skin Relief

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.

Customizable, Textured Base Formulations

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.

Skin Care Moisturizers

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.

Addressing the Three Causes of Acne

REN has launched an anti-acne line that is said to address the three causes of breakouts: sebum, dead skin cells and bacteria.

Formulas Deciphered: Facial Wash

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.”

Capsaicin to Improve Leg Circulation, Tone and Firmness

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.

Keratolytic Treatments for Acne: A Review

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.

‘Sound’ness of Science

Recently I’ve heard very vocalized distrust from the scientific community about a process intended to keep honest scientists honest: peer-review.

Formulation Approaches to Acne

Two solutions to treat acne might be considered by formulators. The first involves a cocktail of four ingredients while the second involves a single ingredient that addresses multiple symptoms.

Customizing Skin Serum, Supplements to Individuals' DNA

GeneLink BioSciences Inc. has launched HelixLife, a line of supplements and skin serums tailored to an individual's DNA.

Meadowsweet and Tiger Lily for Decolletage Tightening/Firming

Lush has combined the lifting effect of meadowsweet with the tightening effect of tiger lily to create a cream that improves the look of the decolletage.

St. John's Wort to Soothe and Repair Acneic Skin

Mario Badescu has formulated with green tea, aloe vera and St. John's Wort in an oil-free, lightweight, daily facial lotion that protects skin from the sun.

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