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Dec 04, 2012 | 11:40 AM CST
By: L. Bergeron; K. Cucumel, PhD; Y. Guerif; L. Mu…
Oxidative stress is a major factor in skin aging, thus a topical compound was designed to increase anti-oxidant coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) within the body. Described here are in vivo and in vitro studies assessing the compound’s antioxidant and anti-aging capabilities. Results indicate that the modulation of intracellular CoQ10 and its binding proteins appears to protect skin from oxidative damage.
Dec 04, 2012 | 11:19 AM CST
By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Co…
When personal care products are formulated to maintain the hygiene of the external genital area, specifically the female genitalia, they must have distinctive characteristics. These products must address the female genitalia’s complex anatomy, physiological elements and role in body metabolism and reproductive functions.
Dec 04, 2012 | 10:55 AM CST
By: Nava P. Greenfield, Yale School of Medicine; a…
Despite their widespread use and applications, the scientific literature on moisturizers lacks strong evidence to support dermatological use. This article explores current literature on the efficacy of moisturizers to help the industry understand their mechanisms and role in treatment.
Dec 04, 2012 | 10:15 AM CST
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Effort to improve one’s appearance through the application of skin care heightens a sense of well-being to induce the “look good, feel good” factor. Consumers, however, often do not feel confident about how to apply skin care, suggesting that the application instructions are inadequate. This creates an opportunity for skin care manufacturers to provide application instructions for better product efficacy. A consumer’s application technique contributes to the product’s efficacy in addition to dictating consumer satisfaction on the product’s feel.
Nov 27, 2012 | 05:48 PM CST
A year ago this month, on Nov. 5, 2011, beloved cosmetic industry member Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, passed away. Cosmetics & Toiletries takes a moment to remember him and reflect on his expertise as well as his zeal for life and pursuit of science.
Nov 27, 2012 | 05:40 PM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to naturals and botanicals in skin care.
Nov 27, 2012 | 03:30 PM CST
Lucas Meyer has launched an active that addresses the three major undesirable body skin characteristics—stretch marks, cellulite and firmness.
Nov 21, 2012 | 11:13 AM CST
The French Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SFC) will host its annual 2012 Jean-Paul Marty Days on Nov. 28 and 29, which will focus on the subject of senescence and skin.
Nov 20, 2012 | 08:31 AM CST
Provital aims to lighten and prevent hyperpigmentation with an extract of Borhaavia diffusa.
Nov 19, 2012 | 04:41 PM CST
BASF Beauty Creations, the cosmetic active ingredient business of BASF, has introduced a new sphere active that reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, this time with konjac root powder.