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Patent Pick: Prostaglandin Anti Hair-loss

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight, from Allergan, relates to prostaglandin agonists to treat glaucoma, hair loss and more.

Epigenetics and Aging: A New Player in Skin Care

The cosmetics and skin care industry is constantly developing new products and technologies that aim to slow down the skin aging process. Epigenetic processes play an important role in skin aging. Several new cosmetic products target epigenetic mechanisms and have shown promising results as novel cosmeceuticals.

A Review of Natural Current and Future ‘Body-sculpting’ Cosmetics

A review of select biochemical mechanisms and botanical ingredients that affect the accumulation of fat in the body is presented here. Future approaches to adipose management, such as by gene modulation, also are explored.

Patent Pick: Low-platinum Silylated Rubber Powder

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's pick is a silicone rubber powder formed by a hydrosilylation reaction that has low platinum content and can be used for cosmetics.

Patent Pick: Carob Germ/Caffeine Slimming Duo

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's choice is a carob germ extract and caffeine duo for anti-cellulite and slimming applications.

Patent Pick: Bee Venom Lip Care

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention is a bee venom composition to beautify, nourish and protect the lips.

Patent Pick: Hybrid Hydrogels

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's features are hybrid hydrogels formed from biocompatible polymers and peptides that self-assemble in aqueous media.

Patent Pick: Melatonin + CoQ10 Anti-aging

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight, from the University of Granada, relates to melatonin and CoQ10 for anti-aging skin benefits.

How Cosmetics R&D Should Be Using Neuroscience

In this interview, neuroscientist Helen Fisher, Ph.D., describes what companies are not doing to innovate but should be. She will give the Frontiers of Science Award Lecture during the December 2015 SCC Annual Meeting in New York. Cosmetics & Toiletries is sponsoring her talk.

Patent Pick: W/O Stabilizing Emulsifier

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's choice describes emulsifiers with w/o-stabilizing properties that are cold-processable and have a relatively low melting point.

Patent Pick: Calcium Fluoride Biocide

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention is a composition based on calcium fluoride for antiseptic applications.

Patent Pick: Bougainvillea Encapsulation

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight describes the use of Bougainvillea plant cells to encapsulate active ingredients.

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Practical Modern Hair Science

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  • Science of hair color including chemical reactions and formulations
  • Ethnic differences in hair and absorption of materials
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Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

Finally! This book offers practical approach to the formulation chemist’s day-to-day endeavors by: addressing the innumerable challenges facing the chemist both in design and at bench, such as formulating with/for specific properties; offering valuable “tips” to troubleshooting issues regarding ingredient selection and interaction, regulatory concerns that must be addressed early in development, and the extrapolation of preservative systems; exploring the advantages and limitations of raw materials; addressing scale-up and pilot production process and concerns; and much more.Order your copy today.