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Jun 29, 2010 | 12:39 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, C&T magazine
According to Virgil Percec, PhD, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, dendrimers are the answer to the stable, effective delivery of drugs and cosmetic actives to the skin. Percec’s team has researched the fundamentals of dendrimers for years but more recently published work on using dendrimers to deliver drugs, cosmetic ingredients and other materials to the skin.
May 24, 2010 | 09:50 AM CDT
Researchers from several establishments under the leadership of the University of Pennsylvania have developed nano-assemblies of Janus dendrimers, termed dendrimersomes, for the delivery of cosmetics, drugs, proteins and more.
May 21, 2010 | 09:40 AM CDT
Foamix Ltd. has received a patent (US Pat. 7,704,518) for its Hygroscopic and Waterless Breakable Foam. This patent, titled "Foamable vehicle and pharmaceutical compositions thereof," describes a pharmaceutical foam that is able to deliver a wide range of active agents to treat skin and body cavity conditions.
Apr 30, 2010 | 12:44 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, C&T magazine
As I am writing this, the industry has begun to shift into that all familiar new season: travel season. By the time this edition of C&T magazine is out, events such as PCHi, In-Cosmetics, etc., will be under our belts. In fact, now that it’s May, our attention shifts to New Jersey for the NYSCC Suppliers’ Day. What surprises await us there?
Apr 30, 2010 | 12:35 PM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
Although nanomaterials have been used in cosmetics for some time, consumers believe they may constitute a health risk due to their possible penetration into the skin. The present article evaluates the benefits as well as the skin penetration of nanoparticles used in cosmetics.
Apr 20, 2010 | 05:27 AM CDT
At In-Cosmetics in Paris, Induchem introduced spherical beads based on cellulose, sugars and pigments. Unispheres can be loaded with lipophilic actives, fragrances, glitter, shimmer or pigments.
Apr 06, 2010 | 04:51 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between polymer structures, the simplest being a linear chain with a single backbone, then increasing in complexity with one or more side chains or branches. Special types of branched polymers include dendrimers.
Mar 30, 2010 | 01:57 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
This issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine also looks within the nano-sized world to examine the benefits that tiny technologies can impart in personal care. Delivery is one benefit. While debate surrounds the depth to which they penetrate skin, nanomaterials are nonetheless believed by most experts to do so, to some degree.
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.
Mar 30, 2010 | 11:45 AM CDT
By: Yelena Lipovetskaya, Cospheric LLC
Advances in manufacturing solid polyethylene microspheres have enabled their development in various colors as well as controlled traits such as opacity, specific gravity, particle size distribution and electrostatic charge. These traits can be leveraged by formulators to create new effects in color cosmetics, described here.