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Apr 01, 2013 | 10:22 AM CDT
By: Giorgio Dell'Acqua, PhD, Freedom Actives Corp.
Sea-harvested brown algae is known to have skin benefits and previously has been associated with an increase in skin elasticity. Fucoidan, found in brown macroalgae such as Undaria pinnatifida, is a unique marine ingredient. It is a sulfated, fucose-rich polymer that in nature, protects the seaweed against a range of external stresses, including UV radiation and environmental contaminants such as marine-borne pathogens and viruses.
Mar 27, 2013 | 09:08 AM CDT
Constant running around takes a toll on the skin and our body, especially the legs. Sederma has designed two innovative cosmetic ingredients for those who want to preserve their beauty despite of their rhythm of life.
Mar 26, 2013 | 06:47 PM CDT
Patent Picks—Dendrobium huoshanense, Novel Skin Surface Markers, Cyclodextrin Delivery and More in Skin
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources in the cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to skin care, including topical delivery, anti-aging, anti-acne, targeting adipose tissue and more.
Mar 26, 2013 | 05:54 PM CDT
By: Caroline Mabille, PhD, Rhodia Aubervilliers Re…
To maximize perfume delivery from structured cleansing formulations, the fragrance must be introduced before structuring the formulation into multilamellar vesicles. Structured formulations fragranced in such a way are shown here to improve perfume deposition and duration versus micellar systems, with no negative impact on perfume burst during use.
Mar 26, 2013 | 04:24 PM CDT
By: David M. Healy, Giltech Ltd., Ayr, U.K.
This paper presents data on the antimicrobial performance of a silver ion-releasing phosphate polymer incorporated into a bar soap product. Two studies test the speed, efficacy and longevity of the antimicrobial effect, highlighting the potential of these materials for the controlled, sustained release of bioactive metal ions in cosmetic products.
Mar 25, 2013 | 11:32 AM CDT
Solabia utilized polyphenols to create the two actives that it will launch at in-cosmetics 2013, a quercetin derivative to protect skin from oxidative stress and a berry juice to inhibit sebum oxidation.
Mar 20, 2013 | 10:30 AM CDT
Oat Cosmetics will introduce both Ecocert natural-certified and sterile grades of its colloidal oatmeal at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris.
Mar 20, 2013 | 10:01 AM CDT
At in-cosmetics 2013, Indena is presenting a collection of different formulations that address the skin's during the four seasons differently with botanical active ingredients.
Mar 19, 2013 | 04:33 PM CDT
The global market for beauty ingredients such as surfactants and polymers is dynamic, with a variety of factors—including emerging markets and eco-friendly trends—pushing it forward.
Mar 19, 2013 | 02:02 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
Here, Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director of skin care for L'Oréal Research and Innovation, shares her thoughts on skin aging and the ingredients and techniques available to formulators that deliver new and more effective skin care products.