Recent in Sun Care (page 6 of 6)
Mar 15, 2013 | Kerry Hanson and Christoper Bardeen, University of California; Donathan Beasley and Thomas Meyer, PhD, Merck
In the present article, sunscreens containing the antioxidants vitamin E and diethylhexyl syringylidene malonate were tested for their efficacy in preventing UV-induced reactive oxygen species in the lower stratum corneum. The addition of the antioxidants was found to significantly improve the ability of low to high SPF sunscreens to attenuate ROS formation in UV-exposed skin.
Mar 15, 2013
HallStar has created a polyester that allows formulators to combine active ingredients that have previously been considered too photo-unstable to be effective.
Dec 5, 2012
Ashland Specialty Ingredients has launched water-resistant sun care formulations that are transparent on skin, even in the presence of water.
Sep 19, 2012
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is becoming the UV filter of choice for many formulators due to its exceptional mildness and safety, and its inherent broad-spectrum UV protection profile. Consumers are attracted to it due to its natural appeal as a mineral UV filter.
Sep 4, 2012 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Claudie Willemin sees legislative and regulatory requirements in a more positive light: as an opportunity for innovation. This attitude has built her successful career of more than 20 years in the cosmetics industry, some of which she recounts here.
May 8, 2012
The HallStar Company will showcase recent innovations using its ethylhexyl methoxycrylene photostabilizer, which stabilizes sensitive ingredients and enables sunscreen formulators to meet and exceed international requirements for sun care.