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Aquaporins: Stimulation by Vitamins, Steroids and Sugar Alcohols

Aquaporins are proteins that reside in the cellular membrane. In response to osmotic forces, they control the passage of specific materials into and out of the cell. As reported previously, one type of aquaporin in human skin is aquaporin-3 (AQP3). Four personal care companies have studied the world of biochemicals to discover AQP3 stimulators from three different sources: vitamins, steroids and sugar alcohols, which are described here.

Pomegranate Abounds in Personal Care Launches

According to Mintel GNPD Beauty Innovation, this year’s "crop" of beauty launches is abundant with Punica granata (pomegranate), outpacing the year 2007 by 15%.

Thermal Spring Water for Skin Relief

Recently launched doctor-distributed skincare line Avene touts the benefits of thermal spring water in its collection of creams, gels and cleansing products.

Emerge Labs Unveils Apple Stem Cell Serum

Emerge Labs utilizes the stem cells of a rare Swiss apple in its new serum to combat aging and wrinkles.

Tumeric's Therapeutic Benefit in Cosmetics

Turmeric (INCI: Curcuma longa) is an ancient powdered spice that is part of the ginger family. It has a wide range of therapeutic and cosmetic benefits.

Is All That is Bad Really Good for Skin?

I decided to have a look in recent scientific literature about what is said about the cosmetic effects of all that God forbids.

Formulating Ayurvedic

As the movement for environmentally friendly personal care continues to advance, an ancient approach to well-being has resurfaced with perfect timing. Ayurveda is a holistic health care philosophy that emphasizes a balance in mind, body and soul.

Blinc Inc. Launches At-home Microdermabrasion Stick

Blinc has brought microdermabrasion into the home with its latest launch.

Saliva Extract Shown to Heal Wounds

In a recent study from the Netherlands, a compound in human saliva has been reported to speed wound healing. This research may offer hope for individuals suffering with chronic wounds, injuries and burns.

Umo Brings r-PGA to Retail Skin Care

Umo Inc., Co., Ltd. is set to unveil a line of retail products by the end of the summer that feature its gamma polyglutamic acid (PGA) compound.

Mediterranean Menu Inspires Skin Care

The obsession for natural and organic beauty products with ingredients sourced from popular tourist hotspots, such as the Mediterranean, is taking a new direction.

Sunless Tanner Down from 2006

Women are using less sunless tanner, according to a recent report by Mintel International.

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