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Dec 23, 2005 | 05:35 PM CST
By: Janice Brenner, BSP, MSc, MH, WT Bioriginal Fo…
Skin benefits of essential fatty acids include enhancement of cell membrane structure and function, barrier maintenance and recovery, anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory effects and penetration enhancement. Their metabolism is described and their use in cosmetics and cosmeceuticals is surveyed.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:33 PM CST
By: Dov Tamarkin, PhD, Power Paper Ltd.
This article describes the iontophoresis technique and discusses possible applications of iontophoresis in cosmetics. It also describes recent advances making this technique accessible for consumers at home.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:56 PM CST
By: Christine Jeanmaire, Vincent Bardey, Louis Dan…
A new active ingredient obtained from germinated seeds improves the natural skin defense by boosting HSP expression in the keratinocytes in response to stress exposure.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:38 PM CST
By: Dr. Patrice Andre, LVMH Parfums & Cosmetiques;…
Phytoplankton or micro algae is a diversified, sustainable and ecological source of innovative ingredients for cosmetics. We introduce three species that help relieve the skin from various stresses and restore homeostasis: Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Porphyridium cruentum and Skeletonema costatum.
Dec 23, 2005 | 03:16 PM CST
By: Peter Landa, Fiona Lam, Irina Morosov, Rita Ro…
In a series of evaluations comparing two skin moisturizers, hydroxyethyl urea was found to deliver moisturization efficacy comparable to glycerin, while offering some advantages in terms of sensory perception in skin care products.
Dec 23, 2005 | 03:09 PM CST
By: Y. Katsuta, T. Lida and S. Inomata, Life Scien…
In this study of pore size and sebum composition, the authors report that topical application of polyoxyethylene/polyoxypropylene dimethyl ether improves skin texture and reduces parakeratosis in facial skin, making large pores less visible.
Dec 23, 2005 | 03:06 PM CST
By: Cornelia Huber, Marie-Sophie Meyer and Thomas …
To combat orange peel skin, active ingredients can intervene directly in lipolysis, lipogenesis and fat accumulation in adipocytes. This article discusses two of those ingredients and a variety of test methods to demonstrate their efficacy.
Dec 23, 2005 | 02:31 PM CST
By: Ken Jones, Aloecorp Inc.
Aloe has therapeutic properties in the skin and elsewhere in the body extending even to the immune system, as has been demonstrated by scientific research published within the last 30 years.
Dec 19, 2005 | 01:41 AM CST
By: Louis L. Punto, Kevin Lou and Eva-Maria C. Har…
Pigment wetting, skin moisturization and gloss are three functions that can be obtained simultaneously from octyldodecyl/PPG-3 myristyl ether dimer dilinoleate, a new polymeric ester synthesized partly from one of the skin’s essential fatty acids.
Dec 13, 2005 | 11:23 PM CST
By: Germain Puccetti, EMD Chemicals Inc.
This article discusses the main commercial insect repellent active chemicals and their efficacies in light of their tolerance by the human skin and body. Implications for finished product formulation are also discussed.