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- The Microbiome: Our Greatest Challenge or Best Opportunity?
- Comparatively Speaking: Humectants vs. Emollients vs. Occlusive Agents
- Comparatively Speaking: Pathogenic vs. Non-pathogenic Bacteria
- Hyaluronic Acid Intensified: Cross-linking Improves Stability, Functionality
- Hair Health Starts With the Scalp
- Comparatively Speaking: Epilation vs. Depilation
- Comparatively Speaking: Isotactic vs. Syndiotactic vs. Atactic in Polymers
- Baby Skin vs. Adult Skin Structure, Function and Composition
- Taking it Off: Cosmetics Removal Essentially is Decontamination*
- Comparatively Speaking: Fatty Alcohols vs. Fatty Acids vs. Esters
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Jun 3, 2015
Despite its being an area of concern for many years, the percutaneous absorption of cosmetics has not been rigorously studied. Additionally, the effects of shaving on this process are relatively unknown. An overview of recent research reveals that more research in this area is required.
Patent Picks—Edelweiss to Stop Graying, Mineral Anti-dandruff, Hold + Conditioning and More in Hair Care
Jun 2, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to hair care and styling, including edelweiss to stop hair graying and even restore hair color; minerals to address dandruff; phenolic compound blends for hair shine and protection; block polymers to increase foam in hair products; inventions that combine hair styling and care; and more.
Jun 1, 2015
Thomson Reuters found the global pace of innovation slowed to its lowest level since the global recession in 2009, but despite this slowed pace, the worldwide patent volume reached a record high.
Patent Picks—Gloss, Microbe Control, Anti-inflammation, Pigment Wetting, Delivery and More in Color and Skin
May 13, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This collection features inventions related to color and skin care applications for pigment wetting and dispersion, anti-inflammation, gloss, controlled delivery and microbe inhibition/enhancement.
Apr 24, 2015
Our skin is often the first thing others notice about us, so its impact on our self-image and esteem is considerable. Accounting for all of the skin’s traits and the causes of them requires a multifactor approach to keep it clear, smooth and supple.
Apr 22, 2015
Nanotechnology is a rapidly expanding area of research for developing science-based solutions for innovative therapeutics. Recently, silica nanoparticles (SNPs) have emerged in cosmetics and dermal preparations, offering revolutionary application by controlling the sustained release of cosmetic ingredients and/or drugs and enhanced skin penetration.
Apr 22, 2015
This article reviews the role of skin microflora in protecting skin, and assesses how the histone deacetylase (HDAC) enzyme is implicated. From this, HDAC expression is used as an indicator to compare the effects of traditional biocides and preservatives with natural antimicrobials on skin’s microbiome. Results suggest the latter effectively preserve products while maintaining a healthy microbiome.
Patent Picks—Polyester UV Filter, Diol Filters and Sensory in Sun; Milk Thistle, Buddha Fruit, Artichoke, Olive, Algae, Narcissus Skin Repair
Apr 22, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to sun protection and skin repair, including isononyl benzoate for sensory properties; alpha,beta-dihydroxyketone UV filters; assessing extrinsic skin age; an artichoke/olive antiaging duo; milk thistle and Buddha fruit cleanse/repair combo; algae and Narcissus to stimulate collagen; UV-absorbing polyester and more.
Apr 10, 2015
According to a study presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 73rd Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Asian and Hispanic women have an increased risk of developing nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC).
Mar 27, 2015
The food and nutrition supply chain is often the first entry for “super plants” from the Amazon to the market, but other applications are increasing, especially in personal care and cosmetics. The present article profiles two Amazonian palm oils, aguaje and pequi, in terms of their sustainability, chemistry and application.
Patent Picks—Vibrating Mascara; 'Fracking' Polymers; Thickening Oil Phases; and More 'Rheology' Patents
Mar 18, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to rheology and thickening: from vibrating mascara to improve its viscosity during application, gel networks to thicken oral care, and natural oil polyester thickeners, to a "fracking" rheology modifier, composition to thicken ionic oil phases and more.
Patent Picks—Queen Bee Anti-aging; Modulating Microbes; Astaxanthin Gene Expression and More in Skin Treatments
Mar 2, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to skin treatments, including queen bee venom for anti-aging, a method to modulate the microbiome, plant extraction techniques, astaxanthin for gene expression, double-stranded oligonucleotides for improved delivery, sirtuin modulators, sunscreen photostabilizers and more.