Recent in Skin Care (page 17 of 17)
Fast Analysis of Cosmetic Allergens Using Convergence Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry – Waters Corp.
Jun 4, 2012 | S. Peter Foltis, L’Oréal USA, Clark, NJ, USA
Self-tanning preparations are becoming increasingly important for consumers desiring a tanned look without exposing themselves to undue harm. The present article reviews DHA and other self-tanning active ingredients and their mechanisms of action. Formulating hallenges such as stability and ingredient interactions are discussed, as well as the evaluation and regulation of self-tanning products.
May 11, 2012
Lipophilic active based on southern magnolia designed to reduce neurogenic inflammation and skin redness after mechanical stress; one study demonstrated PhytoDefense CLR™ reduced redness due to mechanical stress by 27%.
May 4, 2012
CLR and Actives International will present a skin care ingredient for the pre- and post-treatment of sensitive skin as well as a film-forming ingredient for skin protection.
May 3, 2012
In addition to courses for the beginning chemist, natural products and optimization of formulas, Cosmetics & Toiletries has added Physiology of the Skin, featuring Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, to its online training program. Buy at Suppliers' Day and save! Visit booth 1345.
Mar 30, 2012 | Estelle Loing, PhD, Unipex Innovations, Québec, Canada; Thiery Suere and Elisabeth Lamarque, Unipex Innovations, Ramonville St. Agne, France
Recent work indicates that the biomarker progerin, in conjunction with dysfunctioning telomeres, triggers cellular senescence. In response, trifluoroacetyl-tripeptide-2, a synthetic tripeptide, was developed to decrease progerin production, thereby regulating biological mechanisms involved in the aging process and reducing the cosmetic effects of aging, which are explored here.
Jan 9, 2012
Shiseido brand Bare Escentuals has added a night serum to its BareMinerals line that is said to boost cell turnover and add antioxidant protection with a mineral-containing soil complex.
Jan 5, 2012 | Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
According to George Deckner, research fellow at Procter and Gamble (P&G), the key to being an innovative formulator is knowing material science. “Materials are what lead formulation innovation. The formulation stuff is easy to get when you understand material science.”
Nov 29, 2011
Arlasolve DMI (INCI Name: Dimethyl Isosorbide), a methylated sorbitol derivative, was designed by Croda to help dissolve actives such as BPO in formulations and prevent re-agglomeration. This increases the efficacy of the active as well as reduces its irritation potential.
Patent Picks—Natural Preservatives, Beta-Lactam for Hair Growth, Allyl Caproate for Sensory and More
Nov 23, 2011 | Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to actives for skin and hair care as well as inventions to improve formulation stability, preservation and sensory attributes.
Nov 18, 2011
Blistex addresses lip-related symptoms resulting from colds, flu and allergies with its latest treatment launch. Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother is said to alleviate lip discomfort while moisturizing dry, chapped lips.
Oct 5, 2011 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
Acne vulgaris (acne) is a skin disease that can be caused by multiple chronic issues including: hyperkeratinization, sebaceous gland hyperplasia with seborrhea, Propionibacterium acnes proliferation and inflammation.
Oct 4, 2011
Philosophy has introduced a balm that reportedly can address 27 skin issues.