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Aug 28, 2009 | 03:21 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
Controlling variables and understanding how any change in them affects an outcome is an important part of conducting valid scientific research—and as the industry knows, it can make or break any claims substantiation work.
Aug 28, 2009 | 03:10 PM CDT
By: Pierfrancesco Morganti, University of Naples I…
Chitin nanofibrils (CN) are capable of interacting with cosmetic actives by binding to the stratum corneum, thus influencing their thermodynamic activity. Here, the authors test various sunscreen samples and determine that the addition of CN provides an interesting boost to the photoprotective activity of sunscreens.
Aug 19, 2009 | 09:18 AM CDT
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened the investigation of nanoscale titanium dioxide in water treatment and topical sunscreen with a draft document and a call for public comment.
Aug 13, 2009 | 09:41 AM CDT
EMD Chemicals has launched an encapsulated butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane (avobenzone) for addition to the water phases of formulations.
Jul 31, 2009 | 03:52 PM CDT
Hawaiian Tropic has added to its Ozone line with a sunscreen spray that offers an SPF of 80.
Jul 23, 2009 | 11:04 AM CDT
This extremolyte-based ingredient is said to protect, revitalize and rejuvenate human skin.
Jul 02, 2009 | 09:54 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has released a formal statement by John Bailey, chief scientist, in response the Environmental Working Group's (EWG's) "unscientific" 2009 Sunscreen Report.
May 15, 2009 | 10:14 AM CDT
The photostabilizer quenches the singlet excited states to slow down photodegradation.
May 07, 2009 | 01:41 PM CDT
This ingredient cools through a non-drying, evaporative process on skin but unlike existing hydrocarbon and alcohol technologies, it is non-flammable, odorless and reportedly non-ozone-depleting.
Mar 15, 2009 | 01:59 PM CDT
"Halos" and "phyton" mean salt and plant in Greek respectively. A hallophyte is applied to all plants growing in salty soil, rich in sodium chloride and other salts. Halophytes are traditionally found by the sea shore and; therefore, have developed a salt-tolerant mechanism. In addition, they have developed the ability to resist other harsh environmental conditions.