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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.
Jan 03, 2007 | 10:41 AM CST
Caffeine is known as the ultimate pick-me-up in many beverages. However, it is found to also have some strong stimulating properties in the skin care arena.
Jan 03, 2007 | 08:55 AM CST
Mila Products has launched an antiaging line that contains ingredients sourced from human placentas.
Dec 28, 2006 | 01:24 PM CST
By: Daniel Schmid and Fred Zülli, Mibelle AG …
Impaired functioning of mitochondria is a very important factor in aging. Irradiation of normal human fibroblasts with UV was shown to increase the frequency of mutations in the mitochondrial DNA. Treatment of the fibroblast culture with a nanoemulsion containing coenzyme Q10 and vitamin E acetate was found to protect the mitochondrial DNA against UV-induced mutations.
Dec 28, 2006 | 11:51 AM CST
By: Giovanni Pantini, PhD, Solvay Solexis SpA; And…
The skin renewal and irritation properties of two different gels containing PFPE phosphate were compared to a glycolic acid gel. Results showed that PFPE phosphate exhibited activity similar to glycolic acid with a more favorable safety profile, and hence, a better therapeutic index.