Recent in Skin Care (page 21 of 31)

Cooking Chemistry and the Formulator: Sugar and Grains

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.

Siegesbeckia Orientalis Extract for Stretchmark Reduction

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.

Comparatively Speaking: Cushion vs. Playtime

"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.

Liquid Crystal O/W Emulsions to Mimic Lipids and Strengthen Skin Barrier Function

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.

Cooking Chemistry and the Formulator: Red and White Meats and Fish

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.

AST Creates Moisture Sealant Spray for Skin

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.

Calling All Chemists, Formulators and Researchers

Are you sitting on a research “gold mine”? Get your work published! Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine is interested in your research as it pertains to cosmetics and personal care R&D.

Cooking Chemistry and the Formulator: Egg Whites and Milk

This article is the first in a four-part series that will highlight 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.

Controlled Release of Benzoyl Peroxide in Acne Formulations

The formulations will be created utilizing Invisicare, Skinvisible’s patented polymer delivery system and Cambrex’s benzoyl peroxide

Anticellulite Products: Ingredients and Efficacy Testing

The variety of anticellulite ingredients runs the gamut from herbal to engineered. The variety of instruments and methods to test their efficacy is broad and broadening.

Sensitive Skin and Skin Barrier

A relationship exists between sensitive skin and skin barrier proteins and lipids, as the author shows here. While formulations to treat sensitive skin have tended to focus on eliminating irritant ingredients and penetration enhancers, an approach is suggested to help the skin build its own barrier defense from the inside-out.

Estée Lauder Utilizes Hyaluronic Acid in Antiaging Line

Estée Lauder seeks to create and dominate a new corner of the antiaging skin care market with the launch of the Time Zone line.

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