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Dec 02, 2009 | 09:18 AM CST
A naturally derived guar thickener from Rhodia has been designed to assist formulators with the creation hydro-alcoholic antibacterial solutions with moisturizing ingredients, such as glycerin, to leave hands clean and soft.
Dec 01, 2009 | 10:43 AM CST
By: David R. Macinga, PhD, and James W. Arbogast, …
Hand sanitizing is a proven public health benefit that has grown globally. While alcohol is the most tested and proven active used for hand sanitizing, other actives are employed, including quats, triclosan and natural antimicrobials. Here, the authors review the benefits and limitations of various hand sanitizer actives.
Sep 24, 2009 | 03:11 PM CDT
Several microorganisms have attained special significance in the cosmetic industry, either because they occur frequently in the manufacturing plant as house organisms and cause contamination of products, or because they create undesirable conditions when they cause or exacerbate skin disorders or cause health hazards. And, if one were to conduct a survey to see which microorganism caused the most problems, they would probably say Pseudomonas! Find out the most effective way to deal with these pesky organisms.
Sep 23, 2009 | 08:12 AM CDT
Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr. turns to David R. Macinga, PhD, and James W. Arbogast, PhD, to explain the differences between the US FDA categories used to classify hand sanitizer actives.
Jul 24, 2009 | 09:33 AM CDT
Researchers from the Centre for Nanobioscience at the Agharkar Research Institute have found an alternative antimicrobial to silver sulfadiazine, which is used in topical gels for burn patients and to treat infections: silver nanoparticles.
Apr 01, 2009 | 05:34 PM CDT
This blend is a botanical solution aimed not only at inflammatory triggers but also inflammation itself.
Mar 20, 2009 | 10:40 AM CDT
In addition to the antifungal, antiaging and skin smoothing benefits of garlic, a study has found the fragrant food to increase antioxidant levels and possibly lower blood pressure and glucose levels.
Jan 27, 2009 | 04:55 PM CST
Ongoing debate exists as to whether modern lifestyles have triggered an imbalance in the skin's innate immune system. This conference will feature a new session dedicated to this topic, among others.
Jan 26, 2009 | 04:37 PM CST
When exposed to air and heat, tea tree oil is prone to oxidation and yields epoxides and other oxidation products that contribute to its skin sensitizing potential.
Jan 05, 2009 | 11:54 AM CST
By: Jongsung Lee, Eunsun Jung, Sungran Hur and Deo…
P. acnes can exacerbate acne as a result of the inflammatory properties of the cell wall short chain fatty acids and chemotactic factors. Here, researchers investigate the effectiveness of a magnolia extract as an acne treatment, based on the known anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects from magnolol and honokiol within the material.