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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.
Apr 17, 2006 | 08:38 AM CDT
By: James V. Gruber and Kevin O’Brien
Planet Earth has not always been the comfortable place that the human race has evolved to inhabit. At one time, the planet existed in an atmosphere of constant reduction. Instead of oxidative molecules like oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitric oxide, the environment contained principally hydrogen, methane, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide.
Apr 11, 2006 | 08:19 AM CDT
By: G. Yosipovitch* and C.T.S. Theng
There are differences between Asian skin and the skin of other races. There also differences in the skin characteristics of Asian subpopulations. These differences are important for development of new products and therapies.
Mar 31, 2006 | 05:13 PM CST
By: Fanny Guillaumie, Birgitte M. Malle, Khadija S…
A new cosmetic ingredient, produced by fermentation of Bacillus subtilis as a bioidentical polymer for natural sodium hyaluronate, shows benefits for moisturizing, antiwrinkle and skin firmness in clinical tests reported here.
Mar 31, 2006 | 05:04 PM CST
By: Marlies Regiert, Wacker-Chemie AG
In the form of a molecular inclusion compound with α-cyclodextrin, linoleic acid effectively is protected against oxidation. Investigations into the storage and light stability, olfactory tests and headspace analysis of the formulations give evidence of the stability of a suitable inclusion compound.
Mar 31, 2006 | 08:51 AM CST
By: Thomas Dietz
This article describes a new polyether-modified polydimethylsiloxane that has shown skin moisturizing and skin smoothing capability in objective and sensory panel tests.
Mar 29, 2006 | 11:37 AM CST
By: Charles Fox
This article reviews antimicrobial agents and their use in personal care products, as reported in more than 50 patents and journal articles published between 1996 and 2001.