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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.
Jan 05, 2009 | 11:42 AM CST
By: Daniel Schmid, Esther Belser and Fred Zülli, M…
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.
Dec 22, 2008 | 02:07 PM CST
Symrise has launched a multifunctional ingredient that serves as a moisturizer, a fragrance and an antimicrobial agent.
Dec 08, 2008 | 09:50 AM CST
Pure Bioscience has signed an agreement with Ciba to market and sell Pure’s silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial as a preservative and biocide in the personal care, household, and industrial markets worldwide.
Jul 30, 2008 | 02:25 PM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Many yogurts, for example, are probiotics-preparations containing live bacteria that are ingested to restore the body’s natural, internal microflora balance. The personal care industry has taken interest in probiotics as well.
Jul 15, 2008 | 03:39 PM CDT
A recent scientific study suggests that a compound produced in the body that is similar to the active ingredient in marijuana may be useful to treat acne and skin dryness.
Jun 03, 2008 | 03:15 PM CDT
The following acne wash incorporates renewable and sustainable vegetable-based ingredients.
May 21, 2008 | 05:04 PM CDT
Magnolia bark extract is Wrigley's latest weapon against bad breath, according to a report.
Apr 22, 2008 | 10:25 AM CDT
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.
Feb 12, 2008 | 03:18 PM CST
Mibelle Biochemistry has launched a liposomal preparation of Astragalus membranaceus root extract that fights both aging and blemishes.