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Exploring New Research at Stratum Corneum 2012
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Posted: November 1, 2012
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Kristien De Paepe, PhD, of Vrije Universiteit reviewed silicone preparations used in personal care for their emollient and skin conditioning properties. Persistent misconception exists that silicones are occlusive, and the industry has to differentiate between occlusive and water-resistant (skin protecting) properties when communicating to consumers.
All presentation abstracts are available in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science’s August 2012 issue. For more information about the International Society for Stratum Corneum Research, visit www.stratumcorneumsociety.com.
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