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Feb 02, 2006 | 08:48 AM CST
By: Sonia Dawson, Cara Eaton and Laurie B Joseph, …
Botanicals are re-emerging as key ingredients in the defense against premature skin aging. French rose petal extract, when used in a cosmetic formulation, can help decrease the damage of ultraviolet (UV) light and other environmental stresses that can cause premature aging of the skin.
Feb 02, 2006 | 08:44 AM CST
By: David J. Moore, Steven Orofino and Patrick Bow…
Tocopheryl phosphate in its complexed form as disodium lauriminodipropionate tocopheryl phosphates mediates the clinical signs of irritated and sensitive skin, such as redness, folliculitis, stinging, and itching induced by shaving.
Feb 01, 2006 | 05:42 PM CST
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register requiring the declaration of carmine and cochineal extract...
Jan 25, 2006 | 11:46 AM CST
Leon Wright and his wife stumbled on the large lump of ambergris on a South Australian beach.
Jan 20, 2006 | 12:01 PM CST
Kalichem Italia will launch its new new PEG-free surfactant based on olive oil and vegetal hot proteins.
Jan 12, 2006 | 10:59 AM CST
The ingredient is said to mimic the natural mechanism of enkephalins to “turn down” nerve cell activity.
Jan 12, 2006 | 10:40 AM CST
According to the European Science Foundation (ESF), Europe is leading a revolution in pharmaceuticals. This was one of the major conclusions of a two-year study by the ESF entitled “Scientific Forward Look on Nanomedicine.”
Jan 11, 2006 | 05:30 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC; Thomas …
Tapping into little understood products selected from a class of well known compounds can provide formulation advantages. PEG/PPG dimethicone compounds, alkyl dimethicone compounds and alkyl PEG/PPG dimethicone compounds are three classes of compounds that offer far more utility in personal care products than is generally appreciated by formulators.
Jan 11, 2006 | 05:28 PM CST
By: Arianna Friggeri, Kjeld J. C. van Bommel, Menn…
The authors describe a new class of low molecular weight gelators (LMWGs) that are highly compatible with cosmetic ingredients such as surfactants and various solvents; they are also capable of gelating O/W emulsions without the need for emulsifiers or stabilizers.
Jan 11, 2006 | 12:52 PM CST
Centerchem presents a novel hydrocolloidal three-dimensional matrix of galactomannans, which is said to release galacto-manno-oligosaccharides into the stratum corneum.