Recent in Research (page 7 of 40)

Patent Pick: This Stuff is Scent-ense

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.

British Columbia's Secret: Rare Clay

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.

VIDEO: Croda's Gallagher Looks to Cosmetics' Future

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.

Study Raises Concerns Over Exposure of African-American Women to Hair, Scalp Care

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.

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: Use the Force

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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