Recent in Sun Care (page 7 of 10)
Dec 11, 2007
Research is shedding new light on sunscreens that might someday prevent or treat skin cancer by reversing dangerous gene mutations caused by overexposure to the sun.
Oct 9, 2007
Tony O’Lenick asks Craig Bonda, an expert in photostabilization and sunscreen technology from Hall Star, "What is the difference between a sunscreen and a photostabilizer?"
Sep 11, 2007
Sunscreen formulations with a special rheology modifier and film forming polymer may boost the water resistance properties of TiO2 and ZnO.
Sep 4, 2007 | Rachel L. Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazine
Sun protection is one of the most controversial topics in personal care today since it’s difficult to measure, and even fundamental assumptions are now being called into question.
Aug 24, 2007
The safety of aluminum in sunscreens and sunblocks is being questioned by scientists at the Birchall Centre for Inorganic Chemistry and Materials Science at Keele University.
Aug 1, 2007 | Robert Y. Lochhead, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi
Traditionally, soaps and personal cleansers are deposited on washcloths or sponges before being applied to the body. More than a decade ago, convenience products were introduced in the form of surfactant-impregnated dry woven or nonwoven cloths. Several new patents have recently been issued in the area of wipes, which are described here.
Jul 17, 2007
A new invention by AmorePacific acts on uniform polymer-coated inorganic nanoparticles with enhanced UV-scattering and emulsion dispersion characteristics.
Jun 20, 2007
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has stirred up the sun care industry with its recent survey and ranking of 780+ sunscreens.
May 9, 2007
People in Washington, D.C., and New York City are the most sun-smart, while those in Chicago are the least, according to an American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) survey.
May 8, 2007
The following formulation is a o/w emulsion sunscreen formulation.
Apr 30, 2007 | Jennifer Davis, Doreen Petersen and Daniel Li, National Starch Personal Care, Shanghai, China
Acrylic-based film-forming polymers lend properties of water resistance to both traditional and nontraditional sunscreen formulations. Dehydroxanthan gum is a film-forming polymer, a rheology modifier and an SPF booster in sunscreen systems containing zinc oxide. Illustrations are provided...
Apr 24, 2007
Arkema has developed this sun spray formulation to provide formulators with the opportunity to combine comfort and efficiency for high SPF sun care formulations.