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Synthesized Omega-6 DGLA for Anti-inflammatories

Omega-6 DGLA provides anti-inflammatory benefits due to its ability to create prostaglandin E1 and 15-HETrE.

TCM 3-herb Active for Anti-inflammation

Mibelle Biochemistry designed a protecting and soothing active ingredient to reinforce the skin’s natural defense system.

Cotton Thistle to Stimulate Epidermal Regeneration

This repair active is designed to stimulate epidermal regeneration and promote cutaneous repair by acting on keratinocyte differentiation in dry or damaged skin.

Roche and Synta Pair for Small Molecule Anti-inflammatories

Roche will pay Synta US$25 million upfront, which includes US$9 million in research funding over the next two years.

Familiar with a Twist

Here we are again, at the cusp of the new year, where we harbor great expectations for the months ahead and where the future is unknown.

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.

Tetrapeptide for Neurosensitive Skin

Laboratoires Sérobiologiques has introduced a cosmeceutical tetrapeptide active for sensitive skin.

GlaxoSmithKline, Cellzome Joint Venture to Treat Inflammation

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Cellzome have announced an alliance to identify a new generation of drug candidates for inflammatory diseases, especially psoriasis.

Joint Venture to Bring New Mint Variety to Cosmeceuticals, Nutraceuticals

Ceapro Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with the University of Guelph to use a new spearmint variety containing high levels of rosmarinic acid, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

Out of the Woods: Bark Appears in Personal Care

While the use of wood for scent is well-established, beauty manufacturers are now highlighting the active benefits of tree-related ingredients--a development originating from traditional Chinese medicine.

Brown Microalgae-derived Active to Reduce Inflammation

Soliance has developed a potent, soothing, microalgae-derived active in its Marine Biotechnology Center that is said to reduce inflammation in skin.

Phytochemical Extracts that Benefit both Skin and Hair

Symrise has introduced a line of plant extracts that range from herbal extract to coffee extracts.