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New in Skin Care (page 91 of 129)
Nov 03, 2008 | 06:34 PM CST
Research from the University of Michigan Health System indicates that a topical product to increase skin’s sensitivity to light, followed by laser therapy, could actually improve photo-damaged skin.
Nov 03, 2008 | 02:26 PM CST
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine…
The awareness of existing patents and intellectual property is vital to cosmetics R&D. To assist in your research, Cosmetics & Toiletries regularly reports on recently issued patents by category; in this case, skin and hair care.
Oct 30, 2008 | 06:25 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Charles Fox Associates
In this monthly survey of recent patent and literature research, the author describes money-making ideas in the personal care industry, ranging from a water-soluble scrubbing agent and black truffle for cell proliferation, to ascorbyl palmitate nanocrystals and an o/w emulsion for eyelash-volumizing and lengthening, among others.
Oct 30, 2008 | 05:37 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, C&T magazine
This issue of C&T magazine highlights three areas relating to delivery in personal care. Wash-on delivery of actives via a bar soap is explored by Durfee and Devine, while microneedles, borrowed from the medical field, are considered for personal care in Eppler’s article. Finally, multilamellar vesicles are studied by Hough et al. for cleansing applications. In addition to delivery topics, this issue of C&T magazine presents the annual Sun Care Formulary.
Oct 30, 2008 | 05:14 PM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, C&T magazine
Aquaporins are proteins that reside in the cellular membrane. In response to osmotic forces, they control the passage of specific materials into and out of the cell. As reported previously, one type of aquaporin in human skin is aquaporin-3 (AQP3). Four personal care companies have studied the world of biochemicals to discover AQP3 stimulators from three different sources: vitamins, steroids and sugar alcohols, which are described here.
Oct 30, 2008 | 04:47 PM CDT
By: Angela R. Eppler, PhD; Wyeth Consumer Healthca…
Microneedle technology could, with supporting research, serve as a novel delivery system for personal care applications. Additionally, ingredients previously labeled as ineffective may find new life via this method, increasing the opportunity for skin care R&D.
Oct 30, 2008 | 04:19 PM CDT
By: Curt Durfee and Barbara Devine, Twincraft Soap
Many desired additives are not compatible with soap due to either the chemistry or the manufacturing process. Here, the authors describe an encapsulated delivery system incorporating polymers that survives the extrusion process and adheres to skin.
Oct 29, 2008 | 09:35 AM CDT
New research from Izabela Buraczewska at Uppsala University in Sweden has shown that normal skin can become drier from the use of some types of creams.
Oct 27, 2008 | 01:40 PM CDT
This formula is a lotion that moisturizes the skin.
Oct 22, 2008 | 09:57 AM CDT
This sunscreen lotion from BASF features a blend including zinc oxide, octinoxate and a blend of mineral pigments.