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Mar 01, 2012 | 03:42 PM CST
Formulating Focus—Delivering Actives via Solid Lipid Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Lipid Carriers: Part III, Stability and Efficacy
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions; and Eli…
Part I of this review on Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLNs) and Nanostructured Lipid Carriers (NLCs) discussed the differences of these two delivery systems for cosmetic actives, as well as their production methods and selection criteria for constituents. In Part II, the characterization of these nano-sized particles was considered. In Part III, presented here, their stability and efficacy are considered; Part IV will address their application in cosmetics.
Mar 01, 2012 | 11:24 AM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
At first, this cosmetics R&D trade journal editor felt like a fish out of water at the Informex USA specialty chemicals exhibition. However, some novel nibbles and a few big catches were made there for personal care R&D.
Feb 27, 2012 | 11:19 AM CST
At In-Cosmetics in Barcelona, Spain, Gattefossé will introduce an Asian shrub extract that stimulates microcirculation for improved skin radiance.
Feb 22, 2012 | 07:30 AM CST
To answer consumers’ desires for straight hair, and comply omit unsafe straightening ingredients, Croda has developed the Cystine Hair Smoothing System, which gently relaxes the hair’s natural curl without added formaldehyde.
Feb 16, 2012 | 09:38 AM CST
Silab has created an active from peach tree leaves that slows the signs of aging by stimulating cells to repair and protect themselves.
Feb 14, 2012 | 03:15 PM CST
By: Elsa Jungman, University Paris–Sud
After sudden flooding in Thailand postponed the initial 2012 International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Conference date, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists in Thailand (SCCT) organized a successful event at Bangkok’s Dusit Thani Hotel on Dec. 12–14, 2011.
Feb 02, 2012 | 09:35 AM CST
By: Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson
Ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate (EHMC) is among the most frequently used organic ultraviolet (UV) filters, known primarily for its role as an active ingredient in sunscreen products.
Feb 01, 2012 | 09:38 AM CST
Expanscience Laboratoires sourced avocado pulp to create an anti-aging, detoxifying and plumping active.
Jan 31, 2012 | 05:11 PM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to sun care and UV protection, as well as reversing the effects of UV damage.
Jan 25, 2012 | 07:49 AM CST
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