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Apr 27, 2006 | 07:25 AM CDT
By: Daniel Yarosh, PhD, and David Brown, PhD, AGI …
Ursolic acid encapsulated in liposomes has demonstrated an ability to stimulate ceramide synthesis in keratinocytes, resulting in a barrier that is stronger and recovers more quickly from disruption.
Apr 24, 2006 | 11:28 AM CDT
By: Daniel Schmid and Fred Zülli, Mibelle AG Cosme…
This human study shows that the isoflavone aglycone genistein penetrates significantly better into the skin when it is formulated in a liposomal preparation. The corresponding isoflavone glycoside genistin is not hydrolyzed to the biologically active aglycones upon topical application.
Apr 21, 2006 | 10:18 AM CDT
By: Peter A. Williams and Martina Hickey, Centre f…
Varying the concentration of two polymers – xanthan gum and konjac mannan – mixed in solution and subjected to shear while cooling yields fluid gels whose viscosity can vary from a pourable solution to a spreadable gel.
Apr 21, 2006 | 10:02 AM CDT
By: Mark E. Rerek, International Speciality Produc…
Disodium lauriminodipropionate tocopheryl phosphates, the two main complexes in a new derivative of vitamin E, provide enhanced stability and greater efficacy as an anti-inflammatory, as demonstrated in results reported here.
Apr 21, 2006 | 09:48 AM CDT
By: Larry Rheins and Loren Pickart, PhD
Reversing the effects of aging on human skin was a primary goal of ancient alchemists and their successors, the modern cosmetic chemists. During human aging, skin becomes thinner and accumulates various blemishes, lesions and imperfections.
Apr 21, 2006 | 08:41 AM CDT
By: Suman K. Chopra, Teresa Carale and Bret Schwei…
Pseudo-nonionic surfactant complexes formed between anionic and cationic surfactants improved physical and sensorial attributes of soap formulations. Two complexes are described; one more stable and the other having the lowest irritation potential.
Apr 21, 2006 | 08:38 AM CDT
By: James Ziming Sun, PhD, and James W. Parr, Adva…
Nonaqueous-based scrubs provide more functions and benefi ts for complete treatment of the body’s skin and are a new category of cleansing tools focusing on cleansing, conditioning and treating. Oils, glycols and silicone oil are three continuous phases in non-aqueous scrubs discussed in this article.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:51 AM CDT
By: Gemma Morea-Swift, Ineos Silicas Ltd.
Silica is an ideal material to manufacture particles with tailored size, strength, shape, porosity/texture, with or without skin sensory properties, for use as cleansing additives in a wide range of personal care formulations.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:34 AM CDT
By: Ronald C. Wester, Xiaoying Hui, Sherry Barbadi…
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail plate – the most visible part of the nail apparatus (see sidebar). This infection is usually caused by species of Epidermophyton,Microsporum and Trichophyton resulting in nails that are opaque, white, thickened, friable and brittle.
Apr 19, 2006 | 08:54 AM CDT
By: M.H. Yeom, D.S. Sung , K.S. Woo, B.Y. Kang, D.…
Hydrolyzed ginseng saponins, produced by enzymatic hydrolysis, increase collagen synthesis and decrease the expression of MMP-1. Also, the formation of nano-emulsions containing hydrolyzed ginseng saponins significantly increases the collagen synthesis.