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Dec 28, 2006 | 11:08 AM CST
By: Sirui Jiang, Danyi Quan and Howard Maibach, MD…
Skin cancer is diagnosed in more than 1.5 million people yearly and more than 90% of the cases are believed to be related to sun exposure. This article discusses current knowledge on the biological process of UV-induced skin damage. Of particular interest is the role of antioxidants in the prevention of carcinogenesis.
Oct 02, 2006 | 10:16 AM CDT
By: Elzbieta Kasprzyk, TRI-K Industries Inc. and …
Studies presented here show that GA reduces emulsion particle size and facilitates the aqueous dispersion of particulate materials, thus demonstrating how it improves the SPF of organic, inorganic and mixed sunscreen preparations.
Oct 02, 2006 | 10:10 AM CDT
By: Isabelle Van Reeth, Stéphanie Postiaux and Hei…
Silicones give formulators choices for a variety of high-performance sun care products and delivery systems. Silicones can boost SPF, add wash-off resistance and help prevent sand from sticking to the skin.
Jun 29, 2006 | 10:27 AM CDT
By: Martin Rieger, PhD, Tinton Falls
This review of articles drawn primarily from the pages of the 2005 and 2006 Journal of Investigative Dermatology discusses the skin’s inherent mechanisms for photoimmunoprotection, photoadaptation and photoprotection following exposure to the sun.
Jun 01, 2006 | 10:46 AM CDT
By: Donald S. Orth, PhD, Neutrogena Corp.
Sunscreen products, even those formulated as anhydrous or powder formulations, may need preservative systems because of the high risk of microbial contamination or water intrusion, especially during consumer use around water.
Jun 01, 2006 | 10:42 AM CDT
By: Nadim A. Shaath, PhD, Alpha Research & Develop…
Despite regulation limitations, more and more new ingredients, products and techniques for the sun care industry have been introduced. The regulatory status of currently approved UV filters and the introduction of new and improved UV filters will be reviewed.
Jun 01, 2006 | 10:27 AM CDT
By: Claire Mas-Chamberlin, Philippe Mondon, Franço…
The formulation of sunscreen products becomes more and more sophisticated by the addition of classical skin care benefits. Relevant active ingredients can help prevent sun damage or treat the UV-induced age symptoms.
Apr 27, 2006 | 07:21 AM CDT
By: Lakshmi Prakash, PhD, K.S. Satyan, PhD and Sha…
A natural extract that affords comprehensive “bioprotection” is derived from turmeric root and offers versatile applications in personal care formulations. Its salient feature is multifunctionality in anti-aging compositions.
Apr 26, 2006 | 11:25 AM CDT
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The author reports on frequency of use of 17 organic UV filters in nearly 18,000 formulations voluntarily reported to the United States government as of May 2003.
Apr 26, 2006 | 11:21 AM CDT
By: Rainer W. Christ, CIC GmbH
Modern microfine TiO2 products attenuate both UVA and UVB. The ingredient is practically chemically inert and “non-penetrating” and can be regarded a safe cosmetic raw material.