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Aug 02, 2013 | 01:39 PM CDT
By: Stefan Gafner, PhD, Tom’s of Maine
This article reviews in vitro studies that have found Chinese licorice extract to impart potent antibacterial and soothing properties, which make it an interesting candidate for applications in oral and personal care. Further, a clinical study is described in brief, assessing the ability of a supercritical CO2 extract from Chinese licorice to impart breath-freshening properties.
Jul 24, 2013 | 08:42 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries…
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources, and cover recent patents issued or patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to skin care actives.
Jul 18, 2013 | 11:13 AM CDT
Kline & Company's Carrie Mellage picks up the bee buzz at Cosmoprof North America.
Jul 09, 2013 | 04:41 PM CDT
Naolys has introduced an anti-aging plant cell complex comprising an active cell of "bluebird" hibiscus and a rutin molecule from Japanese knotweed.
Jul 02, 2013 | 10:41 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
On April 16, 2013, in Paris, in-cosmetics organizers presented Karl Lintner, PhD, with the Lifetime Achievement Award; a well-deserved honor as the father of Matrixyl, who has dedicated much of his life to identifying and validating active cosmetic technologies.
Jul 02, 2013 | 10:24 AM CDT
By: Jonathan Hadgraft and Majella E. Lane, Univers…
Numerous claims made in the popular press misrepresent the facts about formulations, and cosmetic science is not well-served by this. Here, the authors examine a number of such statements. The influence of skin creams and formulations on the penetration of actives must be communicated in a responsible manner to the public if the industry is to banish prevalent myths.
Jun 19, 2013 | 10:00 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources, and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to skin repair, protection and care.
Jun 17, 2013 | 02:06 PM CDT
BASF has created a seaweed extract that reduces the appearance of dark undereye circles and crow's feet.
Jun 11, 2013 | 03:57 PM CDT
Symrise has introduced two algae extracts, one designed to prevent hair loss, strengthen hair and make it thicker, while the other serves as a dual-action self-tanner for face and body.
Jun 10, 2013 | 11:28 AM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
The cosmetics industry is all about keeping up with the latest trends and innovations, as evidenced by more than 7,000 attendees who traveled to Edison, N.J., USA, for the New York chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' (NYSCC) Suppliers' Day 2013.