Recent in Skin Care (page 15 of 30)
May 3, 2012
In addition to courses for the beginning chemist, natural products and optimization of formulas, Cosmetics & Toiletries has added Physiology of the Skin, featuring Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, to its online training program. Buy at Suppliers' Day and save! Visit booth 1345.
Mar 30, 2012 | Estelle Loing, PhD, Unipex Innovations, Québec, Canada; Thiery Suere and Elisabeth Lamarque, Unipex Innovations, Ramonville St. Agne, France
Recent work indicates that the biomarker progerin, in conjunction with dysfunctioning telomeres, triggers cellular senescence. In response, trifluoroacetyl-tripeptide-2, a synthetic tripeptide, was developed to decrease progerin production, thereby regulating biological mechanisms involved in the aging process and reducing the cosmetic effects of aging, which are explored here.
Jan 9, 2012
Shiseido brand Bare Escentuals has added a night serum to its BareMinerals line that is said to boost cell turnover and add antioxidant protection with a mineral-containing soil complex.
Jan 5, 2012 | Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
According to George Deckner, research fellow at Procter and Gamble (P&G), the key to being an innovative formulator is knowing material science. “Materials are what lead formulation innovation. The formulation stuff is easy to get when you understand material science.”
Nov 29, 2011
Arlasolve DMI (INCI Name: Dimethyl Isosorbide), a methylated sorbitol derivative, was designed by Croda to help dissolve actives such as BPO in formulations and prevent re-agglomeration. This increases the efficacy of the active as well as reduces its irritation potential.
Patent Picks—Natural Preservatives, Beta-Lactam for Hair Growth, Allyl Caproate for Sensory and More
Nov 23, 2011 | 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 actives for skin and hair care as well as inventions to improve formulation stability, preservation and sensory attributes.
Nov 18, 2011
Blistex addresses lip-related symptoms resulting from colds, flu and allergies with its latest treatment launch. Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother is said to alleviate lip discomfort while moisturizing dry, chapped lips.
Oct 5, 2011 | Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
Acne vulgaris (acne) is a skin disease that can be caused by multiple chronic issues including: hyperkeratinization, sebaceous gland hyperplasia with seborrhea, Propionibacterium acnes proliferation and inflammation.
Oct 4, 2011
Philosophy has introduced a balm that reportedly can address 27 skin issues.
Aug 15, 2011
Apothederm has launched Stretch Mark Cream, its solution to stretch marks that is formulated with heptapeptide-7 to boost collagen and support tissue.
Aug 2, 2011
Fresh has introduced a body care collection that centers around seaberry (seabuckthorn) oil. The company's co-founder Lev Glazman stumbled upon the healing properties of the oil during a visit to East Siberia, where the oil was used to treat a burn on his skin.
Jul 12, 2011 | Irwin Palefsky, Cosmetech
This online-only "Read the Label" reviews finished products to discuss why specific ingredients were used in the formulations. Here, REN ClearCalm 3 Anti-acne Treatment Mask is discussed.