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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.
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.