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Sep 08, 2009 | 06:36 PM CDT
P.L. Thomas has introduced a wheat-derived antiaging active to the North American market that provides skin and hair benefits via its lipid and ceramide content.
Sep 08, 2009 | 05:23 PM CDT
This active is an enzyme-degraded soybean lecithin that contains contains 20–30% lysophosphatidic acid (LPA), which enlarges intake channels and allows more calcium ions into cells, thereby improving corneocyte conditions by suppressing TEWL.
Aug 28, 2009 | 03:49 PM CDT
By: Farzam Gorouhi, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD,…
Here, published work on peptides and proteins, their characteristics, and randomized efficacy data are examined.
Aug 28, 2009 | 03:13 PM CDT
By: Karl Lintner, PhD, Sederma SAS
This article focuses on the structure of cellulite and examines materials that claim to affect its appearance via mechanisms such as lipolysis, lipogenesis, water drainage, tissue repair and the firming of skin.
Jul 31, 2009 | 02:33 PM CDT
Researchers at National Chi Nan University have reported that Osmanthus fragrans inhibits the action of tyrosinase.
Jul 30, 2009 | 12:15 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Here, Julie K. Salmon, MD, a dermatologist at Southwest Skin Specialists, discusses innovative antioxidants that are particularly beneficial in skin care.
Jul 30, 2009 | 12:04 PM CDT
By: Isabelle Imbert, PhD; Anne Francoise Clay; Joe…
The cosmetic industry is challenged to develop active ingredients to provide the skin with a natural, healthy glow without sunlight exposure. Here, the author examines the effects of Pisum sativum extract on melanocytes and shows a time- and dose-dependent increase in skin tone, also suggesting the material could protect skin from UV damage.
Jul 23, 2009 | 11:04 AM CDT
This extremolyte-based ingredient is said to protect, revitalize and rejuvenate human skin.
Jul 20, 2009 | 11:56 AM CDT
This caffeine-free coffee extract was designed to increase the release of non-esterified fatty acids. Efficacy testing of the ingredient showed a 124% increase in release by human adipose tissue explants.
Jun 30, 2009 | 11:39 AM CDT
By: Liki von Oppen-Bezalel, PhD, IBR Ltd.
Dormant Leucojum aestivum bulb extract is shown by the author to provide antiaging benefits including: slowing the proliferation of melanocytes and keratinocytes potentially to reduce age spots and slow cellular aging; reducing wrinkle formation by inhibiting muscle cell contractions; and increasing SOD expression in the skin to boost its natural defenses.