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Aug 02, 2013 | 01:39 PM CDT
By: Stefan Gafner, PhD, Tom’s of Maine
This article reviews in vitro studies that have found Chinese licorice extract to impart potent antibacterial and soothing properties, which make it an interesting candidate for applications in oral and personal care. Further, a clinical study is described in brief, assessing the ability of a supercritical CO2 extract from Chinese licorice to impart breath-freshening properties.
Aug 02, 2013 | 12:17 PM CDT
By: Paola Ziosi, Stefano Manfredini, Alberta Vandi…
In recent years, the safety of traditional preservatives has been called into question. Therefore, there is a need for alternatives that are effective, safe and sustainable—and that are non-controversial. In response, the present work investigates a mixture of caprylyl glycol and phenethyl alcohol, which is shown to provide antimicrobial activity in various skin and hair care formulations.
Jul 30, 2013 | 04:40 PM CDT
Symrise has introduced a multifunctional stabilizer for cosmetics that also exhibits antioxidant, soothing and preservative boosting functions.
Jul 30, 2013 | 03:03 PM CDT
Worlée has launched natural exfoliant beads as alternatives to plastic microparticles (PE and PP).
Jul 24, 2013 | 08:42 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources, and cover recent patents issued or patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to skin care actives.
Jul 23, 2013 | 04:19 PM CDT
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
L’Oréal EverCurl Scupt & Hold Cream-Gel combines a rich, hydrating cream that conditions with a styling gel that shapes and holds curls without weighing hair down.
Jul 23, 2013 | 03:41 PM CDT
If suppliers and manufacturers are not already working on synthesizing hipposudoric acid for skin and sun care, perhaps this "river horse" research could inspire future research.
Jul 22, 2013 | 04:39 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
The conference opened the summer season for sun care scientists, and the topics included SPF and UVA standard tests, new sunscreen actives, greater product efficacy and improved product textures.
Jul 18, 2013 | 11:13 AM CDT
Kline & Company's Carrie Mellage picks up the bee buzz at Cosmoprof North America.
Jul 17, 2013 | 11:37 AM CDT
Natural Sourcing has introduced a range of rose hip seed oils for anti-aging, moisturizing, anti-acne and skin healing benefits.