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What do We Know About Depigmenting Agents?

This review examines the efficacy and tolerability of agents such as hydroquinone, ascorbic acid and retinol to treat hyperpigmentation disorders. The authors assess the quality of studies as a tool to determine efficacy of depigmenting agents. Along with outcome, they also analyze study design, participant skin type, duration, intervention and statistical significance.

Patent Pick: Sensory in Hair

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's technology imparts new sensory benefits in hair care formulations.

Patent Pick: 'Non-sirtuin Sirtuin'

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes a safe, "non-sirtuin sirtuin" based on histone deacetylase.

Patent Pick: Low Zinc/Pyrithione Content for Skin Health

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes a zinc and/or pyrithione composition to improve skin health.

Patent Pick: Makeup E-view

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's patent describes a means for consumers to electronically preview (e-view) cosmetic looks.

Patent Pick: Rapid Microbe Detection

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes an approach for rapid microbe detection in product samples.

Patent Pick: Nitrone Antioxidants

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes nitrone compounds as personal care antioxidants.

Patent Pick: Poloxamer API Delivery

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention relates to poloxamer compositions to effectively deliver active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Patent Picks—Microbe Separation, Emulsion Arrays and Salicylic Acid Delivery From Powder

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features processes for identifying microorganisms, forming emulsion arrays and delivering salicylic acid from powder.

Patent Picks—Wearable, Digitized Skin Care and UV Protection

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to digitized skin care.

Shielding and Repairing Tooth Enamel with Carboxymethyl Cellulose

This article evaluates the ability of a toothpaste formulation containing calcium, phosphate and a film-building carboxymethyl cellulose to repair and refill damaged enamel. Micro-hardness and elasticity were quantified by nano-indentation, and surface roughness by profilometry. Scanning electron microscopy was employed for qualitative analysis, and profilometry, again, for the refilling of micro damage.

A Tale of Tattoos (continued): Toxicology

According to Andreas Luch, M.D., senior author in a study published in The Lancet, almost everybody these days has a tattoo, and nobody is talking about the side effects of ink deposits. ... There simply is not enough data to reach a conclusion of their safety.

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Practical Modern Hair Science

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Apply Topically: A Guide to Formulating

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