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Jan 13, 2009 | 04:16 PM CST
Seppic has focused on de-coding youthful DNA, introducing two actives that target aging mechanisms for skin care applications.
Jan 05, 2009 | 11:42 AM CST
By: Daniel Schmid, Esther Belser and Fred Zülli, M…
A combination of Chinese herbs is shown here, by gene array analysis, to stimulate the skin’s resistance against free radicals, oxidative stress and toxic molecules, while also reducing extracellular matrix degradation. The extract also is shown to help against skin irritation in vivo.
Nov 18, 2008 | 05:21 PM CST
IBR-Snowflake 1001 or IBR-Snowflake 1003 were tested successfully to inhibit muscle contraction.
Nov 18, 2008 | 03:51 PM CST
By: Nica Lewis, Mintel
Niche skin care brands such as Elemis, Sheerin O’kho, Omorovicza and nude have used it in facial care, and it has moved into hair care and cosmetics. Mintel reviews how some of the newest selective beauty products are capitalizing on this vitamin C-rich fruit’s potential.
Nov 17, 2008 | 10:14 AM CST
Cocoa beans contain several “feel-good“ chemicals including anandamide, a lipophilic substance also naturally produced in the brain. With this information, Mibelle launched NanoCacao, a lipophilic fraction of cocoa beans encapsulated in a nano-emulsion.
Nov 13, 2008 | 01:47 PM CST
By: Rae Grabenhofer
Parrot feathers, stem cells, melanin, cellulite and epidermal tight junctions were among the many biology-themed papers presented during the 25th IFSCC Congress, held Oct. 6–9, 2008, in Barcelona. This heavy focus on biology is indicative of the evolving actives arena and likely a direct response to the antiaging consumer trend.
Nov 12, 2008 | 02:54 PM CST
Exossine includes the environmentally-friendly Exo-H and Exo-T that are said to complement each other.
Nov 07, 2008 | 09:37 AM CST
The active is a highly effective, naturally derived beta-glucan (scleroglucan) for cosmetic skin care formulations.
Oct 30, 2008 | 05:14 PM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, C&T magazine
Aquaporins are proteins that reside in the cellular membrane. In response to osmotic forces, they control the passage of specific materials into and out of the cell. As reported previously, one type of aquaporin in human skin is aquaporin-3 (AQP3). Four personal care companies have studied the world of biochemicals to discover AQP3 stimulators from three different sources: vitamins, steroids and sugar alcohols, which are described here.
Oct 21, 2008 | 10:25 PM CDT
Recent studies showing that tight junctions play an important role in homeostasis of the skin’s barrier function have prompted Silab's development of Cohesium, an active from the tubers of ophiopogon.