Recent in Research (page 18 of 40)

Patent Pick: Fragrance Duration—A 'Pressing' Issue

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.

Patent Pick: Formulating 'Heavy'? Lighten Up.

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.

Patent Pick: Got Melanin? Get Masterwort.

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.

VIDEO: Missing the Daily Grind: Gallagher to Miss Product Assessment, Sustainability Projects

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.

Patent Pick: Stable Polysilicone to Heal Wounds

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.

Patent Pick: Growing 3D Skin Predictions

A product manufacturer's reputation is perhaps its greatest asset, and growing numbers of cosmetic consumers with sensitive skin only raise the product development bar. That's where patented inventions such as this, a 3D skin model, can ensure product safety and support cosmetovigilance initiatives.

Patent Pick: Skullcap Skin Whitening

Alpine skullcap has potential to be the latest and greatest ingredient for skin whitening. Learn more about the related patent application, from AmorePacific Corp., in today's Patent Pick.

Patent Pick: Control Emulsion Interfaces Thermally

Take a peek at the future of product development with this hand-selected Patent Pick, chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight relates to nanoparticles with unique, thermally controlled interfacial properties.

VIDEO: Lesson Learned: Consumer Sensibilities are Crucial in R&D – Gallagher

In a recent exclusive interview with C&T, Kevin Gallagher, Croda’s retiring president of personal care/actives, revealed how being sensitive to consumer concerns extends beyond the marketing of products all the way into the lab. See what he talked about with C&T’s Rachel Grabenhofer.

Patent Pick: Microbes to Inhibit Pathogen Adhesion

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from Nestec, relates to a Lactobacillus johnsonii bacteria strain that inhibits capability of pathogenic flora to adhere to skin.

Patent Pick: Silicone Polymer Photostabilizers

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight relates to silicone polymers containing photostabilizers that enhance the stability of sunscreens especially in the UVA region.

Patent Pick: Whiten Skin with Orange Oil

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's choice, from L'Oréal, describes orange essential oil to treat skin pigmentation.

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