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Nov 13, 2009 | 11:35 AM CST
Alban Muller International has launched a line of oil-soluble plant complexes, all with different skin or hair benefits.
Oct 30, 2009 | 01:32 PM CDT
By: Hans-Martin Haake, Werner Seipel and Sybille C…
Here, a micro-wax dispersion is shown to provide conditioning and anti-hair breakage properties. The authors incorporated the material into test shampoos, compared them with two silicone-based benchmarks, and found the micro-wax shampoos provided comparable conditioning and improved hair breakage prevention performance. Results were confirmed in a hair washing test.
Oct 29, 2009 | 11:12 AM CDT
Laboratoires Serobiologiques has introduced a no-rinse, micellar solution that purifies skin while moisturizing and strengthening the skin barrier.
Oct 21, 2009 | 08:55 AM CDT
Jarchem has announced the latest addition to its portfolio of rainforest-inspired butters and oils, a tucuma butter with high levels of vitamin A and other acids, to soften skin and revitalize hair.
Oct 14, 2009 | 01:19 PM CDT
The positive effects of glycolic acid for skin care are well-documented; however, similar studies in hair care are not. Research has proven that glycolic acid offers many benefits for these products.
Aug 13, 2009 | 05:18 PM CDT
Waitiki Biosciences delivers moisture into the hair cuticle with its latest hair care offering based on low molecular weight chondroitin sulphate, small peptides and amino acids.
Jul 21, 2009 | 04:33 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
An emollient is a material that soothes and softens the skin. Most emollients used in personal care are lipids or silicones. Similarly, a humectant helps retain moisture in skin.
Jul 01, 2009 | 10:50 AM CDT
Research suggests that both topical and oral lutein can increase skin hydration and decrease skin lipid peroxidation, providing antiaging benefits to skin.
May 29, 2009 | 03:27 PM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
Considering the demand for potent actives, this issue of C&T magazine features an article by Sabarinathan describing the nourishment of skin cell mitochondria as an antiaging approach. Also related to skin health, Wiechers considers orthorhombic phase stabilization as a novel mechanism for moisturization.
May 29, 2009 | 11:34 AM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
While humectants and occlusive agents are the most commonly accepted approaches to moisturize skin, earlier work indicates a third approach: orthorhombic phase stabilization. In the present article, the author describes this novel mechanism of hydration and its detection by conventional and nonconventional methods, suggesting this approach could serve as a basis for all skin moisturizing therapies.