Recent in Skin Care (page 2 of 9)

Electric Fields Release Growth Factors

A team of researchers developed a non-invasive technique using pulsed electric fields to stimulate the secretion of new collagen and capillaries in skin, generating new skin tissue growth.

New Brightening Active from Lipotec Evens Skin Tone

Brighlette marine ingredient is a brightening active designed to even the skin tone for a fair and radiant complexion.

Topical Delivery of Vitamin D for Well-being

Topical application of antioxidants and minerals has become a focal point among the medical community. Here, the rationale for the topical delivery of vitamin D is described, including the review of a case study suggesting real efficacy. This, taken in conjuction with the described results, led to the development of a concept combining nutritional and topical approaches to deliver vitamin D.

Uneven Skin Tone: Causes and Treatments

Uneven skin is a common complain for women today; however, treatment for uneven skin will differ depending on the underlying causes. However, two approaches commonly used are personalized skin care and facial massage, which are adapted if the uneven tone is caused by redness, desquamation, pigmentation or lifestyle choices.

Read the Label Online: St. Ives Even & Bright Pink Lemon and Mandarin Orange Scrub

Unilever’s St. Ives Even & Bright Pink Lemon & Mandarin Orange Scrub takes advantage of two hot trends in the cosmetic industry by using natural exfoliants in the “brightening” category. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.

Formulating Facial Masks

Facial masks have undergone a makeover in recent years. They now often offer multiple skin benefits, incorporate innovative ingredients and provide immediate efficacy. However, the formulation strategy for facial masks is quite simple and does not differ greatly from that of standard cosmetic creams. Here, gel, emulsion and suspension mask formulations are discussed and divided into peel-off and wash-off subcategories.

Author Response to 'Improved Antioxidant Penetration' Letter to the Editor

A recent Letter to the Editor called to question some details in the logic presented in an April 2014 Cosmetics & Toiletries article. Following is the author's response to this letter.

Read the Label Online: H2O Plus Oasis Men Ultimate 5-In-1 Facial Spray

On the H2O Plus company website, the description for the H2O Plus Oasis Men Ultimate 5-In-1 Facial Spray reads, “This multi-action facial spray for men provides 5 benefits to help hydrate, soothe, even skin tone, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and give a smooth, clean-shaven appearance.”

Kline Sees China as the Key for At-home Beauty Devices

Gathering research from six dynamic global markets, Kline & Company shows where opportunities are the greatest for at-home devices—China.