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- Study Raises Concerns Over Exposure of African-American Women to Hair, Scalp Care
- Comparatively Speaking: Fatty Alcohols vs. Fatty Acids vs. Esters
- Epigenetics and Aging: A New Player in Skin Care
- Comparatively Speaking: Epilation vs. Depilation
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Feb 21, 2014
Considering the potential for reactions between cosmetics and hypersensitive skin, the present article will focus on this skin type; first by outlining mechanisms of type I and IV hypersensitization, then by focusing on type I immunogenic vs. non-immunogenic urticaria. Potential urticariogens in cosmetics are considered, and suggestions for future direction are given.
Patent Picks—Restoring Skin Fluorescence, Red-glowing Cosmetics, Reversing Hair Graying and More in Color
Feb 19, 2014
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to color for skin and hair applications, as well as to measuring color.
Feb 10, 2014
Damage to the hair shaft can lead to the breakdown of proteins from the hair, which can provide an early diagnostic for damage before it is manifested at the macro-structural level. Mike Davis will explore this approach during the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit this June.
Patent Picks—Cocoa Polyphenol, Navy Bean, Ginseng Berry, Anti-tyrosinase Esters and More in Skin Pigmentation
Feb 5, 2014
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to skin pigmentation, including whitening treatments and those for redness reduction, among others.
Jan 24, 2014
This survey of recent literature relates to color, optics and pigmentary mechanisms. The papers are presented as food for thought in the early stages of the product development process. Proposed applications are purely hypothetical but may warrant deeper investigation.
Jan 24, 2014
The continued use of hair bleaches and dyes to combat the onset of gray hair creates a greater demand for hair products that deliver the desired effect while facilitating repair. Molecular biology promises new strategies in combating the aging process of hair cells, with the paradigm shift toward understanding the living component of the hair follicle.
Jan 21, 2014
Patent Picks are compiled by Cosmetics & Toiletries editors. They are taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to color cosmetics and hair dye.
Jan 13, 2014
The composition of lipstick formulations and means of manufacturing and filling them have progressed significantly in the last 100 years. This article reviews the most notable developments in methods of production, innovations in both functional and active ingredients, and breakthroughs in processing. In addition, it explores what the future could hold for lipsticks.
Jan 8, 2014
The Cosmetics & Toiletries website has a tool called My Library that you can use to save and organize articles for future reference. View this tutorial slideshow to learn how the My Library tool works.
A Dermatological View--Moisturizer Efficacy: Evidence on Preventing and Treating Irritant Dermatitis
Jan 2, 2014
As an update to a previous overview by Zhai and Maibach, publications from 1992 to 2006 were reviewed quantitatively to examine moisturizer effectiveness. Pub Med, Science Citation Index and Embase were searched for: moisturizer, irritant dermatitis, prevention and treatment. Results indicated the extension of the work summarized justifies priority.
Dec 30, 2013
On Dec. 12, 2013, at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' (SCC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase, Rachel Grabenhofer, presented the Frontiers of Science Award to Joseph Schwarcz, PhD, from McGill University, on behalf of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
Patent Picks—Bio-nano-powered Effects, Star Macromolecules, Polyurea Capsule Delivery and More In Sensory
Dec 18, 2013 | Cosmetics & Toiletries editors
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to sensory effects in skin and hair.
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