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Feb 18, 2016
Are you "back at the grind," milling metal oxides for color cosmetics or sunscreens? These inventors are enabling the work do itself, with a self-dispersing particle coating.
Feb 17, 2016
The list goes on as far as skin and food allergies prevalent in today's society. So when this invention claimed anti-aging benefits based on a natural protein, I was "itching" to dig deeper.
Feb 16, 2016
Let's "settle" this once and for all: no one likes products that separate in the jar. Why do you think we shake salad dressing? That's why inventors like this are working on ways to keep personal care products from separating over time.
Feb 15, 2016
There's no way these inventors will escape, they've been caught "red-handed"— with a new, high-coloring phosphor pigment.
Feb 12, 2016
Smooth jazz and balanced emulsions have at least one thing in common: they elicit a relaxed feeling during use. (At least for some of us). In this patent application, Shiseido inventors take emulsion excellence to the next level.
Feb 10, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Washable and water resistance seem like opposing forces but according to these Shiseido inventors, it's more than just a hat trick. This oily cosmetic exhibits both properties.
Feb 8, 2016
Are your formulas gelling? Unstable? The inventors on this patent aim to adapt your formulas so they are skin-compatible by integrating an amino acid derivative.
Feb 8, 2016
According to the saying, these inventors are all over skin whitening "like white on rice." Upland rice, in particular, is named in this patent application for various active components and anti-aging benefits.
Feb 5, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Obviously, microbes have been around forever; just ask Ötzi, the Copper Age Man. The point being: if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. It appears the industry is taking this to heart—and skin.
Feb 4, 2016 | A. Debacker, L. Lavaissière, Ph.D., C. Ringenbach and P. Mondon, Ph.D., Sederma, Le Perray-en-Yvelines, France; and R. Dal Toso, Ph.D., IRB, Altavilla Vicentina (VI), Italy
The present article reviews the roles of microRNA in skin senescence, then explores how an extract of Plantago lanceolata, obtained through plant cell culture technology, regulates the genetic expression of specific microRNAs. Signs of senescence relating to dermal quality, density and thickness, and the appearance of age spots were assessed.
Feb 3, 2016
Fragrance? As an anti-aging ingredient? According to this patent application from Beiersdorf—yes. Alkylamidothiazoles paired with certain fragrances have been found to lighten pigmented spots and under-eye circles, as well as reduce inflammation.
Jan 27, 2016
Cyclohexanol keeps popping up in patents as an area of innovation for companies developing materials to improve fragrance intensity. Just ask today's patent-holder, Takasago International.