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Jul 27, 2010 | 04:40 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Tony O’Lenick asks industry expert Dennis Lott of Florida Suncare Testing Inc. to distinguish between UVA and UVB radiation to explain how organic UV filters can be formulated into sunscreens to help protect against these rays.
Jul 21, 2010 | 09:34 AM CDT
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. has developed a low residual dimethicone alternative to D5 siloxanes and D5 derivative materials for application in hair care, sunscreens, skin care and color cosmetics.
Jul 19, 2010 | 10:38 AM CDT
The number of nanotechnology patents related to personal care products has grown 103% in the past seven years, according to an analysis of world patent activity published by the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters.
Jul 13, 2010 | 09:35 AM CDT
Chemisches Laboratorium Dr. Kurt Richter GmbH (CLR) has developed an active based on Phragmites kharka and Poria cocos extracts to control and reduce inflammation.
Jun 30, 2010 | 02:25 PM CDT
By: Elsa Jungman, University of Paris XI, and Howa…
The ability of a sunscreen to protect the skin from erythema is expressed on product labels as the sunburn protection factor (SPF)—i.e., the ratio of the minimum erythema dose (MED) with sunscreen to the MED without protection. Yet in reality, consumers do not apply the same mass/cm2 as is utilized in SPF testing, so maximal protection is not achieved.
Jun 30, 2010 | 10:58 AM CDT
Researchers at the University of Tennessee report that English ivy nanoparticles may protect skin from UV radition better than other metal-based nanoparticles such as titanium dioxide (TiO2).
Jun 24, 2010 | 09:54 AM CDT
Evonik Industries has launched a sustainable, enzymatically produced emollient of a high purity that is designed to impart a smooth, non-oily feel to skin care formulas.
Jun 22, 2010 | 04:20 PM CDT
By: Jane Evison, C&T magazine
Twenty five years after a fire claimed many lives, the Center for Skin Sciences at the University of Bradford (Bradford, UK), specializing in wound healing, was officially established to honor those who died. The occasion was marked by a symposium. In addition, the group recently announced new findings in relation to sunburn-prone skin and the potential for tanning.
Jun 15, 2010 | 05:05 PM CDT
Kalichem Italia S.r.l. has introduced a physical sunscreen that imparts a soft focus antiaging effect without a white appearance on skin. The material is based on hydroxyapatite, one of the basic constituents of bones and teeth.
Jun 10, 2010 | 09:53 AM CDT
The HallStar Company and SurfaTech Corp. have formed a cooperative development agreement to create and market photostabilizing polymers for personal care formulations.