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Feb 21, 2006 | 09:58 AM CST
An olive fruit extract that will help keep skin looking beautiful, as well as healthy inside and out, has been studied jointly by the Italian company Indena and the Japanese Kanebo Cosmetics Inc.
Feb 15, 2006 | 11:58 AM CST
Engelhard Corporation has launched new personal care materials that enable a healthy tanned appearance for all skin types in as little as one minute...
Feb 09, 2006 | 04:03 PM CST
Gatefosse presents Emulium Kappa, a tool for active textures reportedly developed to produce a soft and creamy texture.
Feb 07, 2006 | 10:57 AM CST
Foamix Ltd. announced it has received two separate patents for its delivery system/carrier technology.
Feb 07, 2006 | 09:58 AM CST
Botanigenics Inc. introduced a globally approved, paraben- and formaldehyde-free preservative system for the personal care and toiletry industries.
Feb 02, 2006 | 09:33 AM CST
By: Rachel Chapman
Originally cultivated for lamp fuel, lubrication and dietary fat, olives are an old favorite. After centuries of discovery from trial and error, uses for olive oil began to emerge in medical and cosmeceutical home remedies. A naturally occurring chemical found in extra virgin olive oil has been found to exhibit non-steroidal anti-inflammatory properties similar to ibuprofen, according to Gary Beauchamp, Ph.D., director and president, Monell Chemical Senses Center.
Feb 02, 2006 | 09:30 AM CST
By: Bud Brewster
The uniform distribution of UV filters on the skin and in the skin should be a goal for sunscreen formulators because it improves sun protection and increases the SPF. If it also improves the condition of the skin, consumers receive two benefits for the price of one. The good news? It can be done.
Feb 02, 2006 | 09:24 AM CST
By: Charles Fox
Artemia extract: Dal Farra et al. review a new multifunctional and compatible antiaging cosmetic ingredient called artemia extract. The ingredient is obtained from zooplankton, specifically the species Artemia salina. The main component of artemia extract is diguanosine tetraphosphate (GppppG). This is known as the source of energy for rtemia salina to develop the protective capacity against environmental stress.
Feb 02, 2006 | 09:09 AM CST
By: Victor A. Raul, Gerald K. Schalau and Michael …
Cross-linked silicones such as adhesives and elastomers are useful as delivery systems for active ingredients in personal care products. A variety of actives can be loaded in these structures and release rates can be increased with the aid of a silicone surfactant.
Feb 02, 2006 | 09:03 AM CST
By: Patricia Aikens, PhD, BASF Corp.
Microfine zinc oxide and coated titanium dioxide have been shown to provide excellent broad-spectrum UV protection for the skin. The author describes how the small size prevents the scattering of visible light and prevents undesirable whitening effect on the skin.