Recent in Anti-irritant (page 1 of 5)

Mouse Study Identifies Target for Itch and Eczema Treatment

According to Rachel Brem, geneticist and associate professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, in Novato, California, an estimated 10% to 20% of the population will suffer from chronic itch at some point in their life.

A Medicinal Plant Blend for Soothing and Anti-inflammatory Effects

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.

An Herbal Blend for Antiaging Effects: TCM in Personal Care

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.

Oak, Green Tea and Orange Derivatives to Disrupt JAK/STAT, NF-κB Irritation Pathways

Activation of NF-κB and JAK/STAT pathways in keratinocytes leads to the release of immunomodulating factors that sustain an amplification loop between the keratinocyte and infiltrating immune cell, leading to skin irritation. To disrupt this loop, two complexes, one based on oak and green tea extracts, and another on orange flavonoids, were developed and are shown here to immediately soothe skin.

Raspberry Stem Cell Extract to Protect Skin from Inflammation and Oxidative Stress

In the present article, the authors evaluate a wild red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) extract for its beneficial compounds and potential applications in skin care. From leaf explants, raspberry stem cells were obtained to develop an extract rich in antioxidants, anthocyanins and phenolics. This extract exhibited anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities.

Reducing Skin Stress Response with Willow Bark-derived Salicin

Heat shock proteins (HSPs) are stress-induced and initiate a cascade of protective mechanisms when the skin is exposed to stressful conditions. In the present research, salicin extracted from white willow bark was found to influence the activity of HSPs through HSP70 and other key regulators.

Silab Protects Sensitive Scalps with Fumaria Officinalis

At in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris, Silab will introduce an ingredient designed to protect sensitive scalps from irritation induced by outside aggressors.

Rahn Relieves Irritation with Sunflower, Black Currant and Balloon Vine

Rahn has combined black currant seed oil with balloon vine extract and sunflower oil concentrate to create a complex that reduces inflammation.

Sterile and Natural Colloidal Oatmeal Grades for Skin from Oat Cosmetics

Oat Cosmetics will introduce both Ecocert natural-certified and sterile grades of its colloidal oatmeal at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris.

Tannin pH Stabilization Against Odors and Irritation from Alban Muller

Alban Muller has introduced a complex that protects against inflammation while preventing the unpleasant smell associated with perspiration.

Addressing Melanin and Irritation for an Even Skin Tone

Laboratoires Expanscience has processed schizandra berries to create an active that soothes redness and irritation while decreasing melanin synthesis for a more even complexion