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Feb 01, 2007 | 02:11 PM CST
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
The following column discusses the latest technological advancements in the fields of hair care, skin care, oral care, sunscreen, color cosmetics and more.
Feb 01, 2007 | 02:06 PM CST
By: Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Laboratories
The methods described in this article highlight some of the markers that can be used to assess the UV protective effects of a test material. All of these markers represent either an index of UV-induced damage to the cell or the cell’s response to the damage.
Feb 01, 2007 | 10:49 AM CST
By: G. Wakefield, J. Stott and A. Duggan, Oxonica …
Photoinduced degradation and activity in chemical and mineral UV-absorbing actives results in a decrease in UVA protection during topical use, with a corresponding risk of skin pathologies in the user. New developments in UV absorbers are shown to maintain a stable, high level of UVA protection during use.
Dec 28, 2006 | 11:44 AM CST
By: A. Plantivaux, Sophia Antipolis University; E.…
In the presented studies, researchers investigated the effect of the (Cys-Gly)2 dimer peptide against UV-induced oxidative stress on cultured human fibroblasts. The dimer peptide was found to act on a range of mechanisms involved in cell defense against such stress.
Dec 28, 2006 | 11:08 AM CST
By: Sirui Jiang, Danyi Quan and Howard Maibach, MD…
Skin cancer is diagnosed in more than 1.5 million people yearly and more than 90% of the cases are believed to be related to sun exposure. This article discusses current knowledge on the biological process of UV-induced skin damage. Of particular interest is the role of antioxidants in the prevention of carcinogenesis.
Oct 02, 2006 | 10:50 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Chapman, C&T Magazine
From preserving youth to expanding the limits of the color palette, this issue of C&T magazine serves as your guide to answering formulating conundrums.
Oct 02, 2006 | 10:16 AM CDT
By: Elzbieta Kasprzyk, TRI-K Industries Inc. and …
Studies presented here show that GA reduces emulsion particle size and facilitates the aqueous dispersion of particulate materials, thus demonstrating how it improves the SPF of organic, inorganic and mixed sunscreen preparations.
Sep 13, 2006 | 11:16 AM CDT
The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has requested safety and efficacy data for the sunscreen active ingredient diethylhexyl butamido triazone in concentrations...
Jul 18, 2006 | 01:24 PM CDT
New research indicates that glucosamine could help stop the formation of new age spots and help to fade existing ones.
Jun 01, 2006 | 11:49 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Here’s the story of organic UV filters. They absorb a packet of energy called a photon from incoming UV radiation and hold it briefly in an excited state before releasing it as heat or a lower-energy photon or both, and returning to the unexcited or ground state.