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Jun 06, 2012 | 07:48 AM CDT
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 antimicrobial, antiperspirant and deodorant applications.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:40 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Whenever a given scent was first introduced, that’s how far back in our memories it can take us. This is something to bear in mind, especially as consumers try a product for the first time.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:16 PM CDT
By: S. Peter Foltis, L’Oréal USA, Clark, NJ, USA
Self-tanning preparations are becoming increasingly important for consumers desiring a tanned look without exposing themselves to undue harm. The present article reviews DHA and other self-tanning active ingredients and their mechanisms of action. Formulating hallenges such as stability and ingredient interactions are discussed, as well as the evaluation and regulation of self-tanning products.
Jun 04, 2012 | 02:42 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Although market trends for sun protection might make consumers believe otherwise, many younger individuals continue to desire and pursue tan skin. This is regardless of the awareness for the relationship between sun exposure and melanoma, and strong prevention messages in the media.
May 29, 2012 | 05:01 PM CDT
Researchers in Sweden have described a new structure and function of the stratum corneum at a molecular level, providing for a deeper understanding of skin diseases as well as the potential for large scale delivery via the skin.
May 29, 2012 | 03:20 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Materials are extracted based on their solubility in different menstrua (solvents), and the spectral subtraction of solvents allows for the identification of groups present in the extracted materials. Given here is an example of how broccoli sprout fractions with four different FTIR spectra were derived using four different silicone polymer menstrua.
May 24, 2012 | 04:16 PM CDT
Crodarom has launched an ingredient based on purple ginseng root for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties to combat sebum and address skin and scalp imperfections.
May 16, 2012 | 11:51 AM CDT
Silab recently introduced a vitamin D-like active that is rich in oligofructosans from chicory root (Cichorium intybus) to activate the skin's signalling pathways related to repair.
May 11, 2012 | 04:56 PM CDT
Dr. Straetmans was awarded the first place BSB Innovation Prize in the category of functional ingredients for its certified natural deodorant active and natural liquid antimicrobial.
May 10, 2012 | 10:57 AM CDT
Crodarom has launched an ingredient obtained from the organically farmed tubers of Cyperus esculentus that is designed to provide nutrients for protecting and maintaining skin and hair health.