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Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources, and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to skin repair, protection and care.
As human's age, skin renewal slows, leading to an uneven surface and the formation of scales. This has a negative influence on skin complexion and makes the skin look dull and grey. Instead of using irritating peeling procedures, Mibelle Biochemistry Group proposes an extract of comfrey stems cells, PhytoCellTec Symphytum, to address the root of the trouble.
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies to moisturize and rejuvenate skin.
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies to balance skin condition, including tone, texture, oily and dry zones, and blemishes such as acne, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and scars.
IBR Ltd. has launched an aqueous extract of jojoba leaf that improves skin structure and reduces water loss.
Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center have reported that a compound in milk thistle kills skin cells mutated by UVA radiation and protects skin cells from the UVB damage.
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to skin repair, anti-aging, anti-inflammation and other benefits.
Through advancements in protein chemistry, TRI-K has discovered new benefits that effectively retain hair color through a natural and sustainable platform. Quinoa Pro EX (INCI: Hydrolyzed Quinoa) is a hydrolyzed protein that penetrates the hair shaft to prevent damage while adding control and manageability.
Evonik has developed a biotechnological green production process to produce ceramides for cosmetics that is based on the fermentation of the yeast Wickerhamomyces ciferrii (formerly known as Pichia ciferrii).
Topical drug manufacturer Ei has signed agreements with European-based professors and technologists to license a sphingolipid technology that improves barrier function and moisture retention when applied topically. Following is a Cosmetics & Toiletries exclusive interview with the company's lead researcher, Charley Gray, PhD.