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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.
Jan 27, 2016
Kisameet Bay, British Columbia, has a secret—a rare mineral clay that, according to researchers, potentially holds the power to treat serious bacterial infections ranging from colitis and arthritis to skin irritation and burns.
Jan 26, 2016 | Cosmetics & Toiletries editors
A new study from Loma Linda University reviewed hair product use among African-American women in relation to breast cancer incidence. Findings suggest a closer look is warranted.
Jan 26, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Gravity is at the center of this patent application from Amorepacific Corp., which uses a specific oil and powder to create an eye makeup composition with excellent curling force and hold.
Jan 25, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer
In a recent exclusive interview with C&T, Kevin Gallagher, Croda’s retiring president of personal care/actives, gave a little insight on what he sees coming down the not-to-distant road for the cosmetics and personal care industry. See what he discussed with C&T’s Rachel Grabenhofer.
Jan 25, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Perfumer & Flavorist
The pressure is always on for perfumers to develop means to extend fragrance duration from perfumes as well as personal care products. In this patent application, Unilever inventors take that pressure in a new direction: vapor pressure.
Jan 22, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Greasy, heavy formulations "dragging" down your product development? This patent application relates to a gel-type composition that provides a light, refreshing feel upon application in skin and lip care.
Jan 21, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Skullcap for skin whitening? That was last week's news. AmorePacific is at it again, this time with a masterwort extract to decrease melanin. Read more about this umbel's skin-whitening effects in today's Patent Pick.
Jan 18, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer
In a recent exclusive interview with C&T, Kevin Gallagher, Croda’s retiring president of personal care/actives, talked about what he’ll miss most in retirement.
Jan 18, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Actives to heal wounds, protect skin and diminish scars can be incorporated into polysilicone bases for topical delivery to skin. However, according to this patent, such bases tend to separate; correcting this instability was therefore the focus of this invention.