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A new bioactive molecule from the Centella asiatica plant, irbic acid, has been discovered by researchers at Sederma’s Instituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche (IRB).
Symrise’s multifunctional stabilizer SymSave H (INCI: Hydroxyacetophenone), launched in July 2013, was awarded the SEPAWA association's Innovation Award 2013 during the group's recent event, held in Fulda, Germany.
Essential Ingredients has created a 40% salicylic acid gel that is safe, stable, effective and meets the United States Pharmacopeia's Salicylic Acid Gel Monograph.
Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. Taken from publicly available sources, they cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and related peripheral markets. This edition features inventions relevant to sun care.
Dolichos biflorus cell culture extract is evaluated here for its effects on skin cells. Results indicate the extract provides strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and protective properties for skin, and the ability to repair UV-induced damage. Further, this work reinforces that cell culture systems are efficient biofactories to produce natural and effective compounds.
The U.S. professional oral care market grew 5.1% over the last three years to reach $426.5 million in 2013, according to Kline & Company's Professional Oral Care USA market report.
At in-cosmetics Asia, Naturex launched a line of 13 botanical oils that match sensorial and efficacy properties with social and environmental responsibility.
At in-cosmetics Asia, Induchem presented its collaboration with Biomod on whitening and advanced rejuvenation skin care gloves.
DSM Personal Care is expanding its skin care portfolio with a vitamin A for anti-aging.
Rahn has partnerred with Dermatest to facilitate the preparation of product information files (PIF) for their customers in compliance with Regulation (EC) No.1223/2009.