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Dec 23, 2005 | 02:31 PM CST
By: Ken Jones, Aloecorp Inc.
Aloe has therapeutic properties in the skin and elsewhere in the body extending even to the immune system, as has been demonstrated by scientific research published within the last 30 years.
Dec 19, 2005 | 01:41 AM CST
By: Louis L. Punto, Kevin Lou and Eva-Maria C. Har…
Pigment wetting, skin moisturization and gloss are three functions that can be obtained simultaneously from octyldodecyl/PPG-3 myristyl ether dimer dilinoleate, a new polymeric ester synthesized partly from one of the skin’s essential fatty acids.
Dec 13, 2005 | 11:23 PM CST
By: Germain Puccetti, EMD Chemicals Inc.
This article discusses the main commercial insect repellent active chemicals and their efficacies in light of their tolerance by the human skin and body. Implications for finished product formulation are also discussed.
Dec 13, 2005 | 11:13 PM CST
By: Ken Klein, Cosmetech Laboratories
Whenever we are asked to formulate an emulsion, we think of and usually add a humectant. A humectant being defined as “a substance that promotes retention of moisture.” It is derived from Latin “hu-mecta-ns, hu-mecta-nt, present participle of hu-mecta-re, to moisten, from hu-mectus, moist, from hu-me-re, to be moist.” But these versatile materials deserve our respect. They have functions that go far beyond this simplistic definition!
Dec 13, 2005 | 10:49 PM CST
By: Luigi Rigano, L. Rigano Laboratories; Elisabet…
Tests described here show that chelating agents can stabilize solutions of zinc coceth sulfate, enabling this multifunctional active to provide mild skin cleansing, antidandruff, deodorant and skin renewal benefits. The role of zinc species deposition onto skin has also been investigated.
Dec 13, 2005 | 10:21 PM CST
By: Mark B. Erman, Millenniumm Specialty Chemicals…
Synthetic cooling agents, their mechanism, strength and action on skin are described in this literature survey, drawn primarily from recent patents. Examples illustrate the use of these agents in applications such as after-shave, after-sun, anti-cellulite, and toners.
Dec 13, 2005 | 10:02 PM CST
By: Toshihiko Seki, Shiseido Co, Ltd.; Isao Yajima…
To investigate the biological function of proteases on desquamation and their possible cosmetic applications, the authors evaluate the effects of degrading and exfoliating on human SC sheets of chemical cross-linking subtilisin (CL-SB), a highmolecular-weight enzyme derived from serine protease of Bacillus licheniformis
Dec 01, 2005 | 03:55 PM CST
By: A. Thibodeau, Atrium Biotechnologies
A polysaccharide with a repetitive unit of 11 glycosidic residues has been found to exert properties such as skin repair, restructuring and protection against inflammatory processes, in a described formulation.
Sep 30, 2005 | 03:49 PM CDT
By: Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, Department of Dermatolo…
Dermatologic innovations are addressing the symptoms of aging skin by restoring skin thickness, enhancing humectancy, maintaining barrier function and reversing or preventing inflammation.
May 06, 2003 | 02:00 AM CDT
By: Thomas Dietz, Goldschmidt AG
This article describes a new polyether-modfied polidimethylsiloxane that has shown skin moisturization and skin smoothing capability in objective and sensory panel tests.