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Aug 29, 2008 | 04:08 PM CDT
By: Martin Rieger, PhD
This article summarizes 31 papers recently published on skin biology. Among the topics are neuropeptides, toll-like receptors and a consideration of allergic reaction versus preservative action in finished products.
Jul 16, 2008 | 07:35 AM CDT
Gattefosse has boosted oxygen consumption in cells and cellular renewal with its hydrolyzed soy protein, reducing the aging effects of urban pollutants and the environment on skin.
Jul 02, 2008 | 08:53 AM CDT
A new type of wound dressing made of silica gel fibers will soon help to heal skin wounds caused by burns or diabetes. The dressing forms a supporting matrix and is fully absorbed by the body.
May 01, 2008 | 01:29 PM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Today’s personal care consumers want measurable proof that products work—and are sometimes even skeptical of that proof. It is important to maintain a sense of skepticism to ensure that the data obtained from an experiment actually means what the scientist thinks it means.
May 01, 2008 | 10:17 AM CDT
By: Giorgio Dell’Acqua, Dellacqua Consulting and K…
The authors describe how a DNA-repair complex based on amino acids decreases UV-induced DNA damage in reconstituted human skin and reduces related skin inflammation in human volunteers.
Apr 22, 2008 | 04:06 PM CDT
Produced from the African plant tiger nut, Silab's new antiaging ingredient reinforces the structure of the papillary dermis, boosting resilience and elasticity.
Mar 28, 2008 | 03:09 PM CDT
By: M. Farwick, B. Santonnat, P. Lersch, K. Koreva…
The authors describe a novel multi-lamellar concentrate based on ceramide technology and newly identified cell-signalling molecules. This skin-identical blend provides skin protection benefits and is shown to increase molecular markers for water management and barrier components that decline during aging, thus improving skin barrier function, moisturization and elasticity.
Mar 28, 2008 | 03:02 PM CDT
By: Diane Bilodeau and Isabelle Lacasse, Atrium In…
The authors discuss the abilities of marine-derived active ingredients to protect the skin from barrier disruption, aging, free radicals and inflammation. Four marine species are examined that provide such benefits via various sulfated polysaccharides and polyphenols.
Feb 27, 2008 | 09:29 AM CST
Sea buckthorn oil, extracted from the seeds and berries, is a natural remedy for treating certain types of ulcers and skin conditions since it has healing and emollient properties.
Feb 12, 2008 | 03:08 PM CST
BASF Beauty Care Solutions is introducing a botanical extract that helps to protect naturally-occurring growth factors.