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Apr 19, 2006 | 09:17 AM CDT
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The author describes how familiar hydrophobic materials can be formed into stable aqueous dispersions via an extraordinary high pressure, high shear process utilizing blends of alkylated phophatidyl choline.
Apr 19, 2006 | 08:54 AM CDT
By: M.H. Yeom, D.S. Sung , K.S. Woo, B.Y. Kang, D.…
Hydrolyzed ginseng saponins, produced by enzymatic hydrolysis, increase collagen synthesis and decrease the expression of MMP-1. Also, the formation of nano-emulsions containing hydrolyzed ginseng saponins significantly increases the collagen synthesis.
Apr 19, 2006 | 08:47 AM CDT
By: Mamoru Tsuchida and Kunio Shimada
A new phospholipids polymer has been developed for various applications, including cosmetics. In this report, the authors evaluate the polymer’s ability to reduce several indicators of surfactant-irritated skin. They also demonstrate the polymer’s potential for increasing the lasting time of perfumes.
Apr 18, 2006 | 01:07 PM CDT
Fancor highlights its new Crambe abyssinica seed oil (and) Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter) extract, an all-natural, vegetable-origin ingredient...
Apr 18, 2006 | 08:49 AM CDT
By: Luis Jimenez
In tests on eight dentifrice formulations, a bioluminescence system based on adenosine triphosphate (ATP) detected tested microorganisms qualitatively within 24-27 hours, compared to 5-7 days required for quantitative detection by standard methods.
Apr 18, 2006 | 08:46 AM CDT
By: Xavier Briand
In recent years, ingredients from the sea have shown to be effective in cosmetic applications. In this article, the author explains how some of these ingredients can be used successfully in personal care formulations.
Apr 18, 2006 | 08:42 AM CDT
By: Sebastien Mongiat, Bernd Herzog, Cyrille Desha…
Efficient broadspectrum UV protection is provided by bisethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine (BEMT), an oil-soluble, photostable UV absorber that offers improved UVA protection and synergy with UVB filters.
Apr 18, 2006 | 08:25 AM CDT
By: Laetitia Moreau, Sylvie Bordes, Maud Jouandeau…
The authors studied the effect of UV on cell adhesion and expression of fibroblast integrins–two factors on which skin firmness depends. An Oryza sativa extract reduces the UV effect on these factors.
Apr 17, 2006 | 11:24 AM CDT
Arkema presented a range of ingredients at in-cosmetics, which claim to enhance the texture and application of skin care products...
Apr 17, 2006 | 11:19 AM CDT
The global consumption of biocides in personal care was US$570 million in 2005, according to a new report by Research and Markets.