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Patent Picks—Plant DNA, Aloesin, Pomegranate and More to Balance Skin
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies to balance skin condition, including tone, texture, oily and dry zones, and blemishes such as acne, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and scars.
New Skin Research from Beiersdorf Tracks Skin Chonology
In a collaboration with researchers at Charité University Medicine Berlin, Beiersdorf scientists were able to demonstrate the existence of an inner clock in human skin cells, which controls skin regeneration among other things.


Jojoba Leaf for Improved Skin Structure and Function
IBR Ltd. has launched an aqueous extract of jojoba leaf that improves skin structure and reduces water loss.
Amodimethicone Cationic Emulsion for Hair Care Conditioning
Chemsil Silicones Inc. has introduced a 35% active cationic emulsion for improved conditioning deposition in hair care applications.

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