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The Syngeristic Anti-irritant Effects of (-)-α-Bisabolol and Ginger

Damaged skin often is associated with increased levels of interleukin-1 (IL-1) and/or prostaglandin E2 (PGE2). In the present study, researchers combined (-)-α-bisabolol, a potent IL-1α inhibitor, with ginger extract, an efficient PGE2 inhibitor. The synergistic anti-irritant efficacy of this mixture was shown in vivo on detergent-induced erythema.

Antioxidant Berries for Personal Care

Symrise has built its portfolio of extracts to include a number of berries, some of which are not well-known in the personal care industry.

Silicones in Hair Care: Making Innovative Solutions Possible

Multifunctional ingredients like silicones allow product manufacturers to simplify formulations while maintaining or improving product performance.

Conditioning Polymers for Unruly Hair

Amerchol has created conditioning polymers that manage hair types requiring volume control, and condition unruly, difficult-to-manage hair.

Oil vs. Butter

Industry expert Tony O’Lenick asks: What is the difference between an oil and a butter? Carter LaVay, president of Zenitech, offers his insight.

Poly glutamic acid: A Novel Peptide for Skin Care

Personal care formulators continue to pursue skin care materials that are capable of both moisturization and exfoliation. γ-Poly glutamic acid (INCI: natto gum) meets these multifaceted demands. A review of the literature and research presented here examines the science of natto gum and explores its applications in personal care.

Natural Water Delivery Active

Arch Personal Care Products has developed a natural active designed to regulate the skin’s ability to channel moisture to the areas where it is needed most.

Emu Oil Imparts Softness and Relief into Personal Care

Several cosmetic and personal products have used emu oil to enhance their products. From creams to the oil itself, manufacturers are touting its properties to enrich skin.

Cold Pressed Pomegranate Seed Oil

Natural Sourcing LLC has created a cold pressed pomegranate seed oil for cosmeceutical use.

AQP-3 Ingredient May Improve Keratinization

Bayer HealthCare has introduced an blend of two triterpenic isomers designed to improve the differentiation of the keratinocyte and epidermis functionality...

A Natural Polysaccharide for Personal Care

Lonza Inc.'s Personal Care Business Unit has introduced a natural polysaccharide, designed to enhance skin care actives...

Cognis Introduces Conditioning Wax

Cognis Care Chemicals. has introduced a new power conditioning concept.

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