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Jun 14, 2007 | 09:21 AM CDT
The University of Michigan Medical School recently reported that retinol reduces the fine lines and wrinkles associated with natural aging.
Jun 06, 2007 | 09:07 AM CDT
Soy is steadily building its profile across the skin care category. Soy is an antioxidant that is rich in amino acids and peptides, which provides skin protection from UV rays. It can also reduce skin discoloration and show hair growth.
Jun 05, 2007 | 04:22 PM CDT
Alban Muller International has introduced an active that was developed for the care of oily skin.
Apr 11, 2007 | 09:24 AM CDT
While the wolfberry has been showing up in skin care products for a few years, its "goji berry" name is being listed on the label.
Apr 02, 2007 | 02:20 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries
This issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine focuses on treatments incorporating such actives in preventive skin care, antiaging treatments, and anticellulite and spa treatments.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:23 AM CDT
By: Pierfrancesco Morganti and Gianluca Morganti, …
Compared to larger-sized chitin particles, chitin nanofibrils can be hydrolyzed more easily by cutaneous enzymes, leading to applications such as rehydrating dry skin, augmenting cohesion of cells in the stratum corneum, and forming a protective biofilm that supports wound healing.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:14 AM CDT
By: Karen A Costa-Strachan, PhD, Prestige Brands H…
Slimming treatments address a number of targets in skin physiology, including: improving microcirculation, strengthening and protecting the connective tissue, and decreasing adipocyte contents. Traditional and newer approaches to slimming treatments employ a number of ingredients to achieve such ends.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:01 AM CDT
By: Cornelia Huber, Thomas Schreier, Pentapharm Lt…
Plants living under extreme conditions have developed a strategy to protect their DNA and other important cell structures from environmental stress factors. In particular, watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) has adapted well to extreme conditions. Its survival strategy can be used in the field of skin care, as shown by several tests including a direct DNA protection assay, the COMET assay and 8-oxo-guanosine and p53 detection.
Apr 02, 2007 | 09:08 AM CDT
A recent clinical trial has shown Marinova fucoidan to significantly improve the upregulation of CD34+ hemopoeitic stem cells following ingestion.
Mar 28, 2007 | 09:51 AM CDT
Natural colorless carotenoids are beneficial for antiaging and health benefits, according to IBR Ltd.