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Oct 05, 2011 | 11:49 AM CDT
By: Kerry Hanson and Christoper Bardeen, Universit…
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.
Sep 28, 2011 | 10:13 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
The Florida chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (FLSCC) held its 2011 Sunscreen Symposium on Sept. 15-17, 2011. The event’s theme, “The UVB/UVA Balancing Act: Choices and Change,” was supported not only in the presentations but was also reinforced through attendee questions and reactions to recent sunscreen regulation.
Sep 07, 2011 | 09:30 AM CDT
At In-Cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, BRB International BV will launch a trimethylsiloxysilicate line of film-formers for a variety of applications.
Sep 01, 2011 | 05:20 PM CDT
Sabinsa has introduced a skin care active based on pterostilbene that is said to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and skin-lightening properties.
Sep 01, 2011 | 01:34 PM CDT
By: Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson
L-Ascorbic acid (AscA), more commonly referred to as vitamin C, is best known for its vital role in human health and nutrition, where it functions as a cofactor in enzymatic reactions, such as collagen synthesis, and as an antioxidant.
Sep 01, 2011 | 09:58 AM CDT
Researchers at Rutgers have suggested that topical caffeine may help lower the risk of UV-induced skin cancer.
Aug 30, 2011 | 05:35 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC; and Thom…
Here, industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks Thomas O'Lenick, PhD, to explain the difference between SPF and FEF, including a discussion on how a formulator can adjust the formulation for higher SPF and FEF with the same amount of actives. This is the second "Comparatively Speaking" column on sun care in preparation for the FLSCC's upcoming Sunscreen Symposium.
Aug 16, 2011 | 05:55 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC; and Denn…
In order to prepare the industry for the upcoming Sunscreen Symposium, organized by the Florida chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, industry expert Tony O’Lenick asks Dennis Lott to explain the difference between SPF and calculated SPF. This is the first of two columns on sun protection.
Jul 14, 2011 | 06:22 PM CDT
Croda has added a water-based titanium dioxide dispersion to its Solaveil range.
Jul 13, 2011 | 09:41 AM CDT
Soliance has launched a self-tanning complex that masks the odor associated with the Maillard reaction.