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Mar 31, 2009 | 04:45 PM CDT
By: Jongsung Lee, Eunsun Jung, Kwangseon Jung and …
The use of steroids to treat atopic dermatitis (AD) often causes side effects; thus, the authors present a blend of plant-derived materials designed as an alternative treatment or an adjuvant therapeutic agent. Through in vitro and in vivo evaluations, the blend is shown to provide effective anti-inflammatory and AD-mitigating effects.
Mar 31, 2009 | 10:03 AM CDT
This lightening complex consists of ingredients that are microencapsulated by spherulite for delivery directly to the melanocyte.
Mar 27, 2009 | 11:22 AM CDT
The ingredient is an active substance that is said to increase the surface of the central area of the lips.
Mar 15, 2009 | 01:59 PM CDT
"Halos" and "phyton" mean salt and plant in Greek respectively. A hallophyte is applied to all plants growing in salty soil, rich in sodium chloride and other salts. Halophytes are traditionally found by the sea shore and; therefore, have developed a salt-tolerant mechanism. In addition, they have developed the ability to resist other harsh environmental conditions.
Mar 11, 2009 | 09:44 AM CDT
Are you sitting on a research “gold mine”? Get your work published! Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine is interested in your research as it pertains to cosmetics and personal care R&D.
Feb 26, 2009 | 11:52 AM CST
By: Liki von Oppen-Bezelel, IBR Ltd.
Phytoene and phytofluene (P&P) are carotenoids that are precursors in the biosynthetic pathway of other carotenoids. These materials occur naturally in microorganisms, algae and other plants and exhibit benefits for skin care including skin lightening, anti-inflammatory activity and protection against UV and oxidative damage, as is shown here.
Feb 26, 2009 | 09:13 AM CST
Tetrapeptide-17 is based on skin's own structures. The ingredient reportedly leads to an increased elasticity, a decreased volume of wrinkles and fine lines as well as a reduction of skin roughness.
Feb 23, 2009 | 02:31 PM CST
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
In this column, the author investigates the source of the placebo effect. In addition, he asks the question: Must cosmetics testing always incorporate tests against a placebo?
Feb 23, 2009 | 11:59 AM CST
By: Nica Lewis, Mintel
Drawing on this heritage, yuzu extract primarily has been used as a scent in fragrance and bath products. However, the use of yuzu jumped almost 100% in 2008 in both the skin care and makeup categories.
Feb 17, 2009 | 09:13 AM CST
Due to an aging population and a growing desire for more natural ingredients, botanical actives has seen growth in the personal care market, according to a study by Kline & Company.