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Oct 08, 2012 | 12:00 PM CDT
By: Cecilia Teran, Durant Scholz, Julie Cava, Kath…
Whether formulating for Asia, North America, Europe or Latin America, the cosmetic chemist will face one common demand in all these markets: an even skin tone. This article excerpt provides an overview of melanosome manipulation.
Oct 04, 2012 | 10:46 AM CDT
The winners of Cosmetics & Toiletries' 2012 R&D Awards—Asia will be announced during the awards ceremony at in-cosmetics Asia on Nov. 7, 2012.
Oct 03, 2012 | 10:36 AM CDT
Floratech has introduced a botanically derived emollient base that delivers the human skin lipid profile of a healthy 22-year-old.
Oct 03, 2012 | 09:45 AM CDT
The need for a conceptual approach to skin aging, the need to combine in vitro and in vivo findings and the new direction for cosmetic ingredient manufacturers are discussed here.
Oct 02, 2012 | 05:45 PM CDT
Patent Picks— Natural and Sensory-Enhanced Hair Straightening, Skin Actives, Device-guided Regimens and More
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to ethnic hair and skin care.
Oct 01, 2012 | 02:37 PM CDT
By: Carine Bézivin, PhD, Lucas Meyer Cosmetics
The present article discusses a new approach to mimic lipofilling—the activation of hormesis, which is accomplished by the described encapsulated active designed to induce a transitory stress and initiate an overcompensation to reestablish homeostasis. This leads to the compensation of age-induced lipoatrophy and correction of wrinkles and folds, for a younger-looking appearance.
Oct 01, 2012 | 02:11 PM CDT
By: Paul Cornwell, PhD, and Jeremy Goodwin, PhD, Z…
This article reviews the mechanisms underlying skin irritation and sensitization, and methods used in a case study to test cosmetic products for their potential to cause irritation. It also covers the main skin conditions that can influence susceptibility to irritation, as well as ingredients affecting the mildness of cosmetic products.
Oct 01, 2012 | 01:46 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
Scientists at the Università Politecnica delle Marche, The University of Barcelona, the University of Salamanca and the University of Granada have produced an extract of strawberry to quantify the ability of the fruit to protect the skin.
Sep 27, 2012 | 03:28 PM CDT
By: Mark S. Freeland, Iris Holder and Jeanette Tuc…
Guar is a natural water soluble polymer principally grown in the Asian subcontinent, specifically India and Pakistan. Also, guar gum is a crop studied in agronomy programs in the United States and many other parts of the world.
Sep 19, 2012 | 10:07 AM CDT
Silab has introduced an anti-aging active that synchonizes skin in a similar way to luminotherapy (light therapy) with lindera oligo-alpha-glucans.