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Oct 20, 2010 | 02:20 PM CDT
LibraGen has launched a purified, stable oleuropein derivative that imparts antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory benefits to skin care formulations.
Sep 29, 2010 | 11:36 AM CDT
By: Ali Alikhan, MD, Mayo Clinic; and Howard I Mai…
Taken together, a century of clinical trials and clinical use support the efficacy of keratolytics in acne. While many keratolytics are available by prescription only, OTC keratolytics offer treatment to acne sufferers without a dermatologist.
Sep 29, 2010 | 08:50 AM CDT
By: Johann Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
Two solutions to treat acne might be considered by formulators. The first involves a cocktail of four ingredients while the second involves a single ingredient that addresses multiple symptoms.
Aug 25, 2010 | 09:38 AM CDT
Unigen Inc. has developed a natural anti-acne ingredient derived from an ayurvedic plant for antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-scarring properties.
Jul 27, 2010 | 11:03 AM CDT
Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a graphene-based nanosheet paper with an inherent ability to fight disease-causing bacteria.
May 07, 2010 | 04:40 PM CDT
Beraca has added two antimicrobial systems to its portfolio; one based on copaiba, acai and andiroba for skin care; and another based on omega-6, flavonoids, gamma oryzanol and middle chain fatty acids for hair care.
Apr 28, 2010 | 08:07 AM CDT
In recent research from the University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering, a smart delivery system coupled with lauric acid has been shown to deliver nano-scale liposome "bombs" to kill acne bacteria.
Apr 20, 2010 | 01:25 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech, LLC
To serve the novice cosmetic chemist and/or refresh the seasoned formulator, Tony O’Lenick asks Perry Romanowski: Why is cosmetic preservation necessary, and why are preservatives vilified?
Apr 09, 2010 | 10:41 AM CDT
The FDA updated its Web site on Apr. 8, 2010, with its most recent information on triclosan. According to the FDA, triclosan provides a benefit to a number of personal care products, and it does not have sufficient safety evidence to recommend changing consumer use of products that contain triclosan. However, the FDA also did not have evidence that triclosan provided any additional benefit when added to antibacterial soaps and body washes.
Mar 30, 2010 | 11:51 AM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Nanoemulsions have the potential to be inherently antimicrobial, according to Susan Ciotti, PhD, and David Peralta of Nanobio Corporation, a company founded on a nanoemulsion technology with antibacterial benefits.