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Aug 28, 2009 | 03:10 PM CDT
By: Pierfrancesco Morganti, University of Naples I…
Chitin nanofibrils (CN) are capable of interacting with cosmetic actives by binding to the stratum corneum, thus influencing their thermodynamic activity. Here, the authors test various sunscreen samples and determine that the addition of CN provides an interesting boost to the photoprotective activity of sunscreens.
Aug 13, 2009 | 09:41 AM CDT
EMD Chemicals has launched an encapsulated butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane (avobenzone) for addition to the water phases of formulations.
May 15, 2009 | 10:14 AM CDT
The photostabilizer quenches the singlet excited states to slow down photodegradation.
May 07, 2009 | 10:26 AM CDT
Now SPFs of up to 28 can be achieved with significantly lower concentrations of active, leading to better foaming and lower production costs.
May 04, 2009 | 04:10 PM CDT
By: Timothy Gao, PhD, Jung-Mei Tien, Abhijit Biday…
A new broad-spectrum UV filter to protect hair from color fading and integrity damage, quaternium-95 (and) propanediol, has been developed for rinse-off formulations. Shampoos and conditioners containing this material protected dyed hair against surface tryptophan degradation and tensile strength reduction.
Sep 02, 2008 | 09:29 AM CDT
Kemira Oyj has formed a joint venture with Rockwood Holdings Inc. to produce specialty titanium dioxide pigments.
Jul 15, 2008 | 03:39 PM CDT
A recent scientific study suggests that a compound produced in the body that is similar to the active ingredient in marijuana may be useful to treat acne and skin dryness.
May 01, 2008 | 11:38 AM CDT
By: Sascha Herrwerth, Holger I. Leidreiter, Uta Ko…
Polysilicone-19, a new cationic siloxane copolymer for rinse-off shampoos and conditioners, is shown here to protect dyed hair against UV fading and damage and to provide a conditioning effect.
Mar 12, 2008 | 09:26 AM CDT
Croda has introduced a patented citrate ester demonstrating benefits in sun protection. The booster works with organic sunscreen actives to optimize absorption of the UVA spectra and prevent damage to the skin.
Feb 05, 2008 | 08:32 AM CST
By: P. Morganti, Mavi Sud Srl; E. Ruocco, Universi…
This article describes the study of a topical sunscreen formulation that contains titanium dioxide and ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate for UV protection, and phosphatidylcholine and hydrosoluble azelaic acid for acne control.