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Mar 30, 2010 | 11:41 AM CDT
By: Pierfrancesco Morganti, PhD, University of Nap…
In the present article, the author explores the delivery capabilities of nanocrystal chitin nanofibrils. By establishing an ionic bond with water and forming complexes with various actives, this material can impart local or global activity and reach different levels of skin permeability to achieve variable cosmetic efficacy.
Mar 19, 2010 | 10:49 AM CDT
Nanotechnology can have positive affects on aesthetics, efficacy and delivery when formulated into skin care and sun care products, according to Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD, FAAD, a dermatologist and clinical assistant professor in the department of dermatology at the University of North Carolina.
Mar 10, 2010 | 10:04 AM CST
Liposomes are effective penetration enhancers according to Cosmetochem, which is using them to carry standardized botanical extracts to the skin in its latest range.
Nov 11, 2009 | 08:31 AM CST
A recent study in Skin Pharmacoloy and Physiology examined the delivery of epigallocatechin-3-gallate and quercetin from green tea and Ginkgo biloba extracts into the skin from cosmetic formulations.
Oct 07, 2009 | 10:29 AM CDT
BioChemics Inc. has entered into a research collaboration agreement with Unilever based on BioChemics' delivery technology.Unilever plans to utilize BioChemics proprietary topical delivery technology to deliver its compounds.
Jul 31, 2009 | 03:38 PM CDT
3M Drug Delivery Systems has developed a hollow microstructured transdermal system (hMTS) integrated device for the delivery of large molecules that are not typically compatible with transdermal delivery.
Jun 26, 2009 | 09:55 AM CDT
Scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick have discovered a way to preserve membrane proteins with nanoparticles, enabling the detailed analysis of the structure of molecular functions.
Jun 17, 2009 | 09:26 AM CDT
Essentially, buckywires are applicable in place of traditional carbon nanotubes; they are of interest in drug delivery, among other areas, and until now, their industrial scale-up was not determined.
May 07, 2009 | 10:26 AM CDT
Now SPFs of up to 28 can be achieved with significantly lower concentrations of active, leading to better foaming and lower production costs.
May 04, 2009 | 02:20 PM CDT
By: Haw-Yueh Thong, MD, MS, Dnational Taiwan Unive…
Depending on a drug or cosmetic ingredient’s intended target, topical delivery systems are broadly categorized as either transdermal drug or dermal drug/cosmetic. Transdermal drug delivery (TDD) is the controlled release of drugs through intact skin to obtain therapeutic levels systematically and to affect specified targets for specific purposes such as contraception, among others.