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Dec 23, 2005 | 04:56 PM CST
By: Christine Jeanmaire, Vincent Bardey, Louis Dan…
A new active ingredient obtained from germinated seeds improves the natural skin defense by boosting HSP expression in the keratinocytes in response to stress exposure.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:38 PM CST
By: Dr. Patrice Andre, LVMH Parfums & Cosmetiques;…
Phytoplankton or micro algae is a diversified, sustainable and ecological source of innovative ingredients for cosmetics. We introduce three species that help relieve the skin from various stresses and restore homeostasis: Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Porphyridium cruentum and Skeletonema costatum.
Dec 23, 2005 | 03:16 PM CST
By: Peter Landa, Fiona Lam, Irina Morosov, Rita Ro…
In a series of evaluations comparing two skin moisturizers, hydroxyethyl urea was found to deliver moisturization efficacy comparable to glycerin, while offering some advantages in terms of sensory perception in skin care products.
Dec 23, 2005 | 03:09 PM CST
By: Y. Katsuta, T. Lida and S. Inomata, Life Scien…
In this study of pore size and sebum composition, the authors report that topical application of polyoxyethylene/polyoxypropylene dimethyl ether improves skin texture and reduces parakeratosis in facial skin, making large pores less visible.
Dec 23, 2005 | 03:06 PM CST
By: Cornelia Huber, Marie-Sophie Meyer and Thomas …
To combat orange peel skin, active ingredients can intervene directly in lipolysis, lipogenesis and fat accumulation in adipocytes. This article discusses two of those ingredients and a variety of test methods to demonstrate their efficacy.
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.