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Delivering Skin Moisturization from a Surfactant Cleanser

The instrumental and sensorial studies described here assess the ability of a test moisturizing product, at 1% in a surfactant system, to physically improve skin moisturization and structural condition, as well as provide a consumer-perceivable sensorial benefit. Changes in skin protein content, visible skin dryness, trans-epidermal water loss, corneometry and sensorial characteristics were measured and analyzed.

Caviar Lime AHAs for Novel TRPV3 Action and Exfoliating Benefits

Caviar lime fruit extract is identified in this article as a source of natural AHAs capable of stimulating TRPV3 channel expression and activity for gentle exfoliation of the skin. Clinical evidence of effectiveness is presented.

Naturex Brightens Skin With Natural AHAs

At in-cosmetics Asia, Naturex debuted its new line of natural alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) for the skin as part of its Natural Radiance collection of synergistic brightening ingredients.

Amyris Unveils Hemisqualane Emollient as Second Personal Care Launch

Amyris Inc. unveiled its second ingredient for the personal care market, an expansion of its Neossance Squalane product

Clariant Launches Sugar-based Surfactants for Mild Hair/Skin Cleansing

Clariant has launched a range of sugar-based surfactants that effectively cleanse the skin and hair while being mild and having pleasant sensorial effects.

Seppic Introduces Melanin-promoting active for Sunless Tanning

Seppic has introduced an active that encourages skin to produce more melanin to pigment the skin. Sepisun Flash (INCI: Not Provided) was designed to produce a bronzed effect on the skin throughout the year without sun exposure.

Induchem Launches Whitening and Correcting Beads

At in-cosmetics Asia 2014, Induchem launched spherical beads that instantly improve skin imperfections while whitening skin.

BASF Unveils African Pea Extract for Epidermal Rejuvenation

At the IFSCC Congress 2014 in Paris, BASF unveiled an extract of the bambara pea that rejuvenates the epidermis for a more youthful appearance.

Prod'hyg Debuts Cell Energizing Blackcurrant Bud Extract

At in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, Prod'hyg will be discussing its blackcurrant bud extract that was designed to energize and oxygenate the skin.

Clariant Introduces Sustainable African Oil for Hair and Skin

Clariant has introduced a multifunctional African hair oil that has benefit for both hair and skin. Plantasens Abyssinian Oil is a versatile oil that presents an opportunity for personal care formulators to combine natural product claims supporting radiant skin and lustrous, healthy hair for consumers.

Showa Denko Debuts Aqueous Stable Vitamin C Derivative

At in-cosmetics Asia, Showa Denko K.K. will introduce a vitamin C derivative for personal care that is stable in aqueous solutions.