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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.
Jan 16, 2008 | 09:10 AM CST
Sederma has created an active that addresses the affects of aging skin. The new ingredient reportedly is a complementary source of calcium and essential amino acids and is especially designed to reboost cell metabolism and protein synthesis.
Nov 20, 2007 | 01:12 PM CST
As the functional food trend heats up, the search is on for edible ingredients that have the most effective skin-enhancing actives.
Jul 02, 2007 | 11:21 AM CDT
By: Alan M. Walfield and Daniel B. Yarosh, PhD, AG…
It is shown that the delivery of DNA repair enzymes using liposomes provides protection from DNA damage in vitro and in vivo, reduction in MMP-1 responses as a marker for photo-aging and lessened wrinkling in a clinical trial.
Apr 24, 2007 | 03:24 PM CDT
Women’s and men’s fragrances often have notes of orchid. Unbeknownst to some, the orchid has branched out from fragrances into skin care, hair care and even color cosmetics.
Apr 02, 2007 | 11:01 AM CDT
By: Cornelia Huber, Thomas Schreier, Pentapharm Lt…
Plants living under extreme conditions have developed a strategy to protect their DNA and other important cell structures from environmental stress factors. In particular, watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) has adapted well to extreme conditions. Its survival strategy can be used in the field of skin care, as shown by several tests including a direct DNA protection assay, the COMET assay and 8-oxo-guanosine and p53 detection.
Jan 30, 2007 | 11:17 AM CST
There is an emerging trend towards using expensive, luxurious and rare ingredients in "super premium" products.