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Apr 30, 2010 | 12:12 PM CDT
By: Celeste Hilling, Skin Authority
The medical community’s research toward the advancement of healing and tissue regeneration has identified Human Growth Factors (HGF) as critical components in cutaneous wound healing, suggesting their potential for skin cell rejuvenation. Here, the author reviews the present work in this area and proposes HGFs for skin regeneration and reparative products, providing an example.
Apr 30, 2010 | 12:09 PM CDT
By: Daniel Schmid, PhD, and Fred Zülli, PhD, Mibel…
Here, the authors describe mechanisms of stem cells and their potential for antiaging benefits. Cultures established from apple and grape varieties using a specialized culture technology revealed that aside from stimulating colony forming efficiency (CFE) and organogenic potential, the extracts improved the maintenance of epidermal stem cells. In addition, the grape extract provided UV protection.
Apr 29, 2010 | 10:06 AM CDT
Mibelle Biochemistry launched a new stem cell active based on alpine rose. The active is said to protect skin against UV stress, increase skin stem cell vitality, boost epidermal regeneration and improve skin barrier function.
Apr 28, 2010 | 08:07 AM CDT
In recent research from the University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering, a smart delivery system coupled with lauric acid has been shown to deliver nano-scale liposome "bombs" to kill acne bacteria.
Apr 20, 2010 | 05:00 AM CDT
International Specialty Products introduced the Vincience BiotHAIRapy line of biofunctional extracts at In-Cosmetics in Paris. The line targets the outer and inner root sheath of the hair follicle to strengthen hair and make it more healthy.
Apr 08, 2010 | 01:52 PM CDT
Symrise will be launching a soothing active ingredient for sensitive skin at In-Cosmetics in Paris.
Apr 05, 2010 | 10:55 AM CDT
During In-Cosmetics 2010 in Paris, Gattefossé will add an organic grape water to its Original Extract line.
Mar 30, 2010 | 11:41 AM CDT
By: Pierfrancesco Morganti, PhD, University of Nap…
In the present article, the author explores the delivery capabilities of nanocrystal chitin nanofibrils. By establishing an ionic bond with water and forming complexes with various actives, this material can impart local or global activity and reach different levels of skin permeability to achieve variable cosmetic efficacy.
Mar 29, 2010 | 10:43 AM CDT
At In-Cosmetics in Paris, IBR Ltd. will debut a date palm extract designed to fight aging and provide relief for rosacea.
Feb 26, 2010 | 10:58 AM CST
Silab has combined the fruits of coriander and sweet orange in a cosmetic ingredient to reduce hard cellulite.