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Patent Pick: Botanicals for Sensitive Skin

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's patent from Cosmax Inc. describes a foxnut, caper splurge and baby rose botanical blend for preventing or alleviating sensitive skin.

Patent Pick: Alpine Wormwood Skin Care

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's choice from Amorepacific Corp. describes an Alpine wormwood extract to impart anti-stress effects in skin.

Patent Pick: Non-whitening Photoprotection

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight from Eveready Battery Company Inc. is a novel non-whitening, non-irritating composition based on a sunscreen, an aliphatic hydrocarbon and an ester.

Patent Pick: Even, Intense Hair Color with Reduced Oxidative Precursor

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention from P&G utilizes oil in an oxidative hair dye precursor to reduce the amount of precursor necessary to impart intense, even hair color.

Patent Pick: Substituted Azole Anti-aging

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. The present invention from Procter & Gamble describes substituted azole to alleviate the signs of photo-aging.

Patent Pick: 'Mustard' Skin Delivery

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention relates to plasma membrane vesicles extracted from the mustard family (Brassicaceae cruciferae) for epidermal delivery applications.

Patent Pick: Odor-free Polymeric Thickener

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature discloses a novel polymeric thickener free from acrylamide fragments; and therefore, free from odor.

Patent Pick: Approach to Screen Actives on ECM In situ

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature describes an immunological technique to screen for the effects of new cosmetic or pharma actives on ECM molecules in situ.

Patent Pick: Vibrating Powder Puff

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight describes a novel powder puff designed for even makeup application.

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.

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