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Oct 02, 2013 | 09:33 AM CDT
Patent Picks—Pseudolipids, Binding Peptides, Active Sponges, Preserving Functionality and More in Skin Care
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors and taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to skin care and moisturization.
Sep 11, 2013 | 09:28 AM CDT
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has introduced the breast-firming and enhancing effects of an ornithine amino acid encapsulated in its lonosome delivery system.
Sep 03, 2013 | 02:26 PM CDT
By: Howard I. Maibach, MD; and Michal W.S. Ong
In recent years, new agents, especially from plants, have been discovered and extracted to test for their depigmenting effects in vitro and in vivo. This article reviews these most recent skin whitening agents of interest, whose efficacy, mechanism and safety have been tested.
Sep 03, 2013 | 01:38 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Procter & Gamble (P&G) researchers, including Mary Begovic Johnson, principal scientist, may have come closer to finding the "fountain of youth" in cellular bioenergetics. As she explains, the role of this discipline in skin’s appearance has been identified, along with ingredients that can restore energy to cells.
Sep 03, 2013 | 01:14 PM CDT
By: Jill Hsu, Corum Inc.
Melanin-reducing agents are considered safer alternatives to melanocytotoxic compounds. Thus, the present work examines the effects of 3-O-ethyl ascorbic acid on enhancing skin tone by reducing melanin through the inhibition of tyrosinase-related proteins. Described studies include tyrosinase and TRP-2 inhibition, in vitro and ex vivo melanin inhibition, clinical whitening, DNA protection and collagen synthesis.
Sep 03, 2013 | 01:01 PM CDT
By: Estelle Loing, PhD; Elisabeth Lamarque; Carine…
Ultraviolet and infrared exposure are sources of premature skin aging, characterized by solar elastosis and extracellular matrix degradation. Polygonum aviculare extract is a cathepsin G inhibitor, and is shown here to oppose photoaging and infra’aging by improving skin firmness and elasticity, in turn reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
Aug 20, 2013 | 03:52 PM CDT
Induchem has created an anti-aging active that maintains and activates opioid receptors in the skin to regulate cell differentiation, migration and proliferation.
Aug 14, 2013 | 08:53 AM CDT
Sirona Biochem Corp. has announced that the skin lightening compounds manufactured by its subsidiary TFChem, TF-849 and TFC-723, were found not to be skin sensitizers.
Aug 13, 2013 | 04:59 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources, and cover recently issued patents or patent applications in the cosmetic, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features "green" technologies, ranging from natural solutions and bio-empowering actives, to eco-friendly materials and processes.
Aug 07, 2013 | 08:22 AM CDT
The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has recently engineered a new hair follicle model that could help discover new drugs or active ingredients for hair regeneration.