Recent in Sun Care (page 5 of 9)
Mar 2, 2011 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
This issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine carries a truly sunny disposition, as several of its features are relevant to sun care formulating.
Mar 2, 2011 | Eric S. Abruyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
It is obvious that UVA and UVB radiation damage human skin. Therefore, the question of whether UV damaged skin can be adequately repaired remains to be answered.
Topical Resveratrol, Topical/Ingested Grape Seed and Natural Supplements Found to Inhibit Skin Cancer
Sep 2, 2010
Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, report that the combination of topical resveratrol, topical or dietary grape seed extract, and calcium D-glucarate and ellagic acid supplements suppress skin cancer and inflammation. These findings could be used to develop supplements or creams to protect skin.
Jun 10, 2010
The HallStar Company and SurfaTech Corp. have formed a cooperative development agreement to create and market photostabilizing polymers for personal care formulations.
Jun 8, 2010
Vitamin D's role in skin is often debated in the dermatological community and it also was a popular topic at the SCC's Annual Scientific Seminar in Long Island.
May 13, 2010
Hallstar has developed a silicone fluid to enhance the stability of the UVA filter avobenzone by quenching its excited state, as well as improve the feel and spreadability of sunscreen formulations.
Mar 2, 2010
Shiseido has launched four new sunscreens that protect skin against UVA and UVB radiation, which can lead to cell damage, sunburn and premature signs of aging.
Jan 29, 2010 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
The sun care industry faces several challenges, including testing and measuring SPF, questions over the safety of nanotechnology, sunscreen stability, broad-spectrum protection, and inconsistent regulations for allowed UV filters and their combinations. Some of these challenges have plagued product developers for years, thus the industry has had time to develop the means to meet some of them. Recent work in these areas is the primary focus of this issue of C&T magazine.
Jan 29, 2010 | Nai-Fang Chang and Chang-Chin Kwan, Providence University
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is an effective sunscreen agent but its rutile form may produce hydroxyl radicals upon exposure to sunlight. Thus, the authors use salicylic acid as a capture agent to examine the development of free radicals in solutions or creams containing TiO2. They also explain how the choice of emulsion may reduce free radical generation.
Aug 28, 2009 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
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.
Jul 31, 2009
Hawaiian Tropic has added to its Ozone line with a sunscreen spray that offers an SPF of 80.
May 15, 2009
The photostabilizer quenches the singlet excited states to slow down photodegradation.