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Hyaluronic Acid Butyric Esters for the Improvement of Skin Functionality

The versatility of hyaluronic acid is connected to not only its size, but also to inherent opportunities within the molecule for multiple bonds and for the differentiated release of bound functional molecules. Here, ester bonds are used to introduce substitutes for the material’s alcohol groups, thus providing elasticizing, moisturizing and anti-aging benefits for skin care.

Anti-itch Lotions That Moisturize

Chattem Inc. has added two products to its Cortizone-10 line of anti-itch skin care. Hydratensive Anti-Itch Lotions are formulated to relieve itch while moisturizing the skin.

Two-step System For Skin Detox and Radiance

Dr. Brandt has utilized oxygen spheres to develop this two-step system that is designed to synergistically oxygenate and detoxify skin, creating a radiant, luminous complexion.

P&G Expands Olay Brand with Cleansing System

Procter & Gamble has launched an Olay brand cleansing system that includes a rotating brush to provide gentle cleansing and exfoliation, and a cleanser.

Narcissus Bulb Composition for Skin Relief

IBR Ltd. has combined Narcissus tazetta bulb extract with naturally sourced phytoene and phytofluene to create a composition said to alleviate skin discomfort and sensitivity.

Customizable, Textured Base Formulations

Alban Muller has designed a line of eight base formulations, each with a different texture, that may be customized with additional ingredients to adjust for activity and aesthetics.

Skin Care Moisturizers

Moisturizers are an important category of personal care products, and such formulas are designed to add moisture to the skin. Developing a good moisturizer requires carefully balancing the ingredients in a formula so that, upon application, the product maintains proper water content in the skin, i.e., 10–30%, to maintain its plasticity and barrier integrity.

Addressing the Three Causes of Acne

REN has launched an anti-acne line that is said to address the three causes of breakouts: sebum, dead skin cells and bacteria.

Formulas Deciphered: Facial Wash

Complementing his regular “Anatomy of a Formula” column that explains how to build formulas from individual ingredients, Eric Abrutyn now takes a top-down approach by breaking commercial products down to examine their individual components in this new column, “Formulas Deciphered.”

Capsaicin to Improve Leg Circulation, Tone and Firmness

Nicholas Perricone, MD, a dermatologist, author and founder of Perricone MD, a brand of antiaging skin care products, has introduced a brand of skin care for a younger demographic, ages 25-35.

Keratolytic Treatments for Acne: A Review

Taken together, a century of clinical trials and clinical use support the efficacy of keratolytics in acne. While many keratolytics are available by prescription only, OTC keratolytics offer treatment to acne sufferers without a dermatologist.

‘Sound’ness of Science

Recently I’ve heard very vocalized distrust from the scientific community about a process intended to keep honest scientists honest: peer-review.

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