Recent in Active (page 14 of 31)
Sep 20, 2011
Provital S.A. sourced the leaves of an artichoke to create an active that protects hair from external aggressors.
Sep 1, 2011
Sabinsa has introduced a skin care active based on pterostilbene that is said to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and skin-lightening properties.
Sep 1, 2011 | Giorgio Dell’Acqua, PhD, and Christian Wagner, Induchem AG
Skin discoloration and excessive pigmentation due to increased melanin production is associated with skin inflammation and aging. Therefore, an extract rich in acetylated hydroxystilbenes from Rheum rhaponticum was combined with panthenyl triacetate to test in the melanogenesis pathway. The complex strongly reduced melanogenesis and melanin accumulation in human skin explants, decreased melanin content in pigmented spots, increased skin brightness and enhanced skin radiance on the face of human volunteers in a double-blind clinical study.
Sep 1, 2011 | Marida Bimonte, Antonietta Carola, Annalisa Tito, Ani Barbulova and Francesca Carucci, Arterra Bioscience; Fabio Apone and Gabriella Colucci, Arterra Bioscience and Biolab; Irene Monoli and Mirna Cucchiara, INTERCOS SpA; and Jacqueline Hill, CRB SA
Coffea species have been widely evaluated for effects including oxidative stress protection and immunomodulation. The present study therefore evaluates the cosmetic activity of an extract obtained from cultured Coffea bengalensis stem cells. Results showed the extract imparted hydration activity in the keratinocytes, stimulated collagen synthesis in the fibroblasts and enhanced adipocyte differentiation starting from mesenchymal precursor cells.
Sep 1, 2011 | Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Johnson & Johnson
L-Ascorbic acid (AscA), more commonly referred to as vitamin C, is best known for its vital role in human health and nutrition, where it functions as a cofactor in enzymatic reactions, such as collagen synthesis, and as an antioxidant.
Aug 24, 2011
Mibelle Biochemistry has introduced a lip-plumping active derived from yellow mustard shoots.
Jul 25, 2011
Lipotec SA has introduced an active that aims to increase fatty tissue volume in areas such as breasts and cheeks.
Jul 13, 2011
Soliance has launched a self-tanning complex that masks the odor associated with the Maillard reaction.
Jul 6, 2011
SyriCalm™ CLR is an Ecocert- and NaTrue-certified natural active that shows potent properties in soothing and strengthening sensitive skin, thus making it less vulnerable to external insults.
Jun 30, 2011
Provital Group has launched an active derived from rice grain (Oryza sativa L.) to protect the hair fiber and color from sun damage.
Jun 30, 2011 | Mike J. Fevola, Johnson & Johnson
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, or salicylic acid (SA), is among the most important medicinal compounds ever discovered. Since ancient times, humans have benefited from the therapeutic effects of naturally occurring SA precursors, which readily metabolize to SA and provide analgesic, anti- inflammatory and antipyretic benefits.
Jun 15, 2011
Codif Recherche et Nature utilized the lipolytic properties of the Brazilian pepper tree to create its latest slimming active.