Recent in Skin Care (page 20 of 31)
Dec 9, 2009
Despite the economic recession, Mintel Beauty Innovation predicts that the personal care industry will continue to innovate in 2010. To that end, the company has forecast the top beauty trends for 2010.
Dec 7, 2009
Symrise has launched fruit concentrates for skin and hair care. The company has expanded its Actipone product line to include superfruits such as acerola, cranberry and pomegranate.
Oct 28, 2009
Johnson & Johnson has added a healing lip line to its Neosporin brand of skin healing products.
Sep 29, 2009 | Françoise Arnold MMP Sarl; Michel Mercier and My Trinh Luu, MMP Inc.
The skin innately possesses metabolic pathways and receptors to protect against external assaults. Here, one protective component, 7-dehydrocholesterol or provitamin D, naturally present in the skin, is described, which serves as the precursor for active metabolites that influence the formation and maintenance of barrier function, the activation of antimicrobial peptides, photoprotective activities, and protection against senescence.
Sep 24, 2009
The availability of an increasing number of ingredients is making the job of the formulating chemist more difficult. Joe Lin, PhD gives some insight into how to address this issue.
Jul 30, 2009 | Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Here, Julie K. Salmon, MD, a dermatologist at Southwest Skin Specialists, discusses innovative antioxidants that are particularly beneficial in skin care.
Jul 30, 2009 | Eric Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
This article is the third in a four-part series that highlights connections between cooking chemistry and personal care product development, including reactions that occur and why, and how to best utilize these reactions, for the benefit of formulators.
Jul 20, 2009
StriVectin-SD Intensive Concentrate for Existing Stretch Marks for Oily Skin is a light cream designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines, imperfections, and crows' feet.
Jun 30, 2009 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
"Cushion" does not last forever, and the length of time it takes for the cushion to disappear is referred to as "playtime." Similar to cushion, playtime is dependent upon a variety of factors intrinsic to oil and how it interacts with the skin.
Jun 30, 2009 | In-Young Kim, PhD; Sayaka Nakagawa; Kinka Ri, PhD; Satoru Hashimoto, PhD; and Hitoshi Masaki, PhD, Nikkol Group
In the present study, the authors produced liquid crystalline (LC) o/w emulsions whose structure mimics the skin’s intercellular lipids. These emulsions are shown in cosmetic formulations to strengthen skin barrier functions while maintaining stability at higher temperatures than that of the skin.
May 29, 2009 | Eric Abrutyn, TPC2Advisors Ltd.
This article is the second in a four-part series that highlights connections between the chemistry of cooking and personal care product development—including the reactions that occur and why, and how to best utilize these reactions—for the benefit of novice formulators.
May 7, 2009
Aqualant was designed to be applied after showering. The product is said to seal in the moisture that skin absorbs and create a barrier against the environment.